Linked by David Adams on Fri 25th Mar 2011 14:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The company revealed Thursday that it will delay publication of the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) source code for the foreseeable future - possibly for months. It's not clear when (or if) the source code will be made available. The decision puts Android on a path towards a "draconian future" of its own, in which it is controlled by a single vendor - Google. The Ars link linked above is a pretty inflammatory editorial, so see also: Businessweek, GigaOM, The Register.
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RE: Comment by vivainio
by Soulbender on Sat 26th Mar 2011 09:33 UTC in reply to "Comment by vivainio"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Because Android operates its own Google-controlled fiefdom outside of the upstream stack, its growing popularity doesn't materially benefit upstream Linux


Ah, you see this is where I'd like to quote Lennart Poettering:

"So, get yourself a copy of The Linux Programming Interface, ignore everything it says about POSIX compatibility and hack away your amazing Linux software."

http://www.osnews.com/story/24516/Choosing_Between_Portability_and_...

What goes around comes around.

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