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Posted May 26, 2011 8:48 UTC (Thu) by Hausvib6 (guest, #70606)
It would be great if more people take software license compliance of the hardware manufacturer into consideration in buying decision. After all, it will be beneficial to the customers (and future customers) by forcing hardware manufacturer to constantly try to out-innovate each other.
Posted May 26, 2011 15:52 UTC (Thu) by nybble41 (subscriber, #55106)
In Google's case, the actual license and/or authorship of the code is not the problem. It is true that they have no legal obligation to release most of the code. However, Android has been advertised as an open-source project, and yet versions have been shipped for which there is no source code forthcoming. This is rightly seen as a betrayal of the original terms on which they received much of their support compared to their closed-source competitors (iOS, Windows Mobile).
Posted May 27, 2011 2:18 UTC (Fri) by Hausvib6 (guest, #70606)
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