[maemo-users] Any news on N9 release?

From: Valeri Galtsev galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Date: Fri Jul 1 20:46:15 EEST 2011
googloids/androids have a big chunk of kernel which is closed source, and
it is nowhere documented/published what it does on "your" device.

So, neither of googloids are open source, for that reason I also exclude
these kernels from my list of linux kernels.

Just my $0.02


On Fri, July 1, 2011 12:38 pm, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 09:41, Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel at free.fr>
> wrote:
>> As if MeeGo, Maemo, Android, et al aren't actually running a Linux
>> kernel.
> Linux kernel is only half the story.
> If I understood the explanation given to me some time ago, Android is
> very restricted in the sense of the APIs available to the developer.
> You don´t have X11 or other things you expect
> on a Linux system, at least without deeply hacking into it which most
> end-user consumers won´t do.
> Just my $0.02
> FC
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