It's not shame...
Posted Mar 29, 2011 23:10 UTC (Tue) by khim
In reply to: It's not shame...
Parent article: How Amazon could loosen Google's iron grip on Android (ars technica)
> Just to help competitors who don't give anything back?
Well how could they or their supporters, if they doesn't release the code in the first place?
Talk with Google and join the OHA? You don't need public release of code for that.
Your logic ignores the competitive advantage of free software and focuses only on the disadvantage.
And this "competitive advantage" is... what exactly? I know of only one: "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow". And it does not work for short-lived forks.
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