Linked by snydeq on Fri 12th Aug 2011 19:05 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Google has finally acknowledged that its characterization of Android as open source is false and, in the end, this can only make the mobile platform stronger, InfoWorld's Galen Gruman argues. 'It's hard for believers to accept that open source brings with it difficulties, but look at the consistent failure of the other open source mobile platforms -- Moblin, Maemo, and MeeGo -- that all devolved into grad-student-like thought experiments and personal pet projects. Users don't want that, and ultimately products are sold to users.' Instead, Google has been quietly taking parts of Android back in house to develop them purposefully and deeply, and as Google has asserted more control over Android, it's improved.
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RE[7]: Wrong
by lucas_maximus on Sun 14th Aug 2011 09:37 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Wrong"
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

That is for Windows 7 Professional ... which has pretty much everything built in.

I suspect home premium is much cheaper.

EDIT: Just checked £43 ... much less than a weekly food shop.

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