Linked by David Adams on Tue 12th Jul 2011 17:56 UTC, submitted by suka
Linux In an interview with the Austrian tech site derStandard.at/web Google's Chris DiBona talks about the important role Open Source plays inside of Google. He also goes on to explain why "Android is the Linux desktop dream come true".
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RE[3]: Comment by shmerl
by pgeorgi on Tue 12th Jul 2011 20:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by shmerl"
pgeorgi
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2010-02-18

As KGI, GGI, Fresco, PicoGUI, Y-Windows and various other projects showed, improving GUI on Linux is more a matter of being part of the right club than of technical merit.

I can fully understand the Android team not worrying much about upstreaming any of their GUI related work.

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RE[4]: Comment by shmerl
by shmerl on Tue 12th Jul 2011 21:04 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by shmerl"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

I worry less about GUI, sorry for misleading comment above, but more about core graphical stack.

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