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____/ RonB on Tuesday 06 Sep 2011 21:54 : \____
> On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 21:39:16 +0100, bbgruff wrote:
>> On Tuesday 06 September 2011 20:27 RonB wrote:
>>> On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:02:44 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>>> Android: Another fork in the code by Baidu
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>>>> | 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. `----
>>> 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.
>> Ron..... isn't that what it's (Linux/FOSS) all about?
> Yep. Answered elsewhere as well.
Except by trolls. They try to cause contributors' infighting.
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