|| ||Jean-Baptiste Queru <jbq-z5hGa2qSFaRBDgjK7y7TUQ-AT-public.gmane.org> |
|| ||android-platform-/JYPxA39Uh5TLH3MbocFFw-AT-public.gmane.org |
|| ||Re: Open sources of Android 4.0? |
|| ||Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:38:20 -0700|
|| ||Article, Thread
Oh, I see. Yes, that could have been confusing. The plan is very much
to wait at least until 2 different people buy a Galaxy Nexus. If only
a single one gets sold ever, we probably have bigger problems on our
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 2:30 PM, milind <milindr-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> That's good. So it should be available (some technological crisis
> notwithstanding) by end of November. It's the "...once it's available
> on device***s***" that was the concerning part. The multiple
> "devices" in the line raised alarm bells that releasing the ICS source
> code would take months.
> On Oct 19, 8:55 pm, Jean-Baptiste Queru <j...-z5hGa2qSFaRBDgjK7y7TUQ@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Oh, I'm sorry, I should have been a bit more explicit. I've been
>> having this message under my nose so much today that I know too well
>> what's in there. It's hiding in the 4th point of the list of known
>> limitations: "We plan to release the source for the recently-announced
>> Ice Cream Sandwich soon, once it's available on devices."
>> Based on what I've heard at the public presentation yesterday, it
>> looks like we're aiming at a November release for Galaxy Nexus, and if
>> you factor in a potential for 1 or 2 weeks of last-minute cleanup
>> prior to Open-Sourcing you'll probably be able to guess a reasonable
>> window. Of course, there can always be unforeseen difficulties, so
>> please understand that this is all a very vague and hand-wavy
>> estimate, and that you shouldn't make hard plans based on this as
>> things might change.
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