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Re: Baidu to Sell Linux

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____/ RonB on Tuesday 06 Sep 2011 20:27 : \____

> On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:02:44 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Android: Another fork in the code by Baidu
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Critics of Googleâs Android mobile OS have always been vocal about the
>> f-wordâ | fragmentation. From its inception Android has fallen victim to
>> Googleâs soft | stance to Android versions and it has been common to see
>> at least three or | four versions in the market at any given time. |
>> | Last week details emerged about Amazonâs upcoming Kindle Tablet that
>> will run | a totally different OS using the Android kernel but little
>> else. Then Chinaâs | Baidu announced it will produce its own mobile OS
>> using at its core, you | guessed it, Android. There will soon be more
>> versions and derivatives of | Android than you can shake a smartphone
>> at. `----
>> http://www.zdnet.com/blog/mobile-news/android-another-fork-in-the-code-
> by-baidu/4231
> Just so long as they all run Angry Birds. :)
> I didn't see that Amazon was going to "fork" Android. It doesn't surprise
> me as they are kind of setting up their own Android "thing." In some ways,
> it's kind of like Oracle leeching off of Red Hat.

That's part of the social contract.

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