Linked by AcacioMartins on Wed 6th Apr 2011 22:13 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source In a recent article Thom contributed his opinion to the discussion about the openness of Android that started when Google choose to withhold the source code for honeycomb, here are my 2 cents. In the article the obligations GPL puts on Google are made very clear. This makes it clear that Android is indeed an open-source project. However being open-source and being open aren't always the same thing.
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Good one
by tuzor on Thu 7th Apr 2011 00:41 UTC
tuzor
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2007-08-07

Great article.
This is pretty much why I - and many, more intelligent people with me - have been saying months now.

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RE: Good one
by Laurence on Thu 7th Apr 2011 00:46 in reply to "Good one"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Great article.
This is pretty much why I - and many, more intelligent people with me - have been saying months now.

The problem with this comment is you're now insinuating that all those who disagree with you are unintelligent.

Well, I say "insinuate", but it wasn't even that subtle.

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RE[2]: Good one
by tuzor on Thu 7th Apr 2011 00:52 in reply to "RE: Good one"
tuzor Member since:
2007-08-07

It's a pun aimed at a comment made by some google fanboy in a previous article.
It's also pretty true at the same time.
I don't think you're very bright if you believe that Google is open. They certainly tried very hard in the previous years to portray this image of being open, however they are being betrayed by their recent actions.

Edited 2011-04-07 00:55 UTC

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RE: Good one
by Soulbender on Thu 7th Apr 2011 04:27 in reply to "Good one"
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2005-08-18

This is pretty much why I - and many, more intelligent people with me - have been saying months now.


You'd think someone so intelligent would know the difference between "what" and "why".

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RE[2]: Good one
by lucas_maximus on Thu 7th Apr 2011 11:22 in reply to "RE: Good one"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

I don't see anything wrong with that sentence, unless you are doing grammatical nitpicking ... if you are grow up.

Edited 2011-04-07 11:23 UTC

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