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7:16 pm on Oct 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Google Releases Android Open Source [news.cnet.com], In Full
Less than a year after announcing Android, the open-source phone operating system intended to jump-start the mobile Internet, Google began sharing the project's underlying source code.

"Our plan is a launching point for a much more vibrant open-source community," said Rich Miner, vice president of Google's mobile platforms business. "For the past almost four years, this has been a large effort between Google and our partners. There have been a lot of people working on the code, but that's going to be multiplied by several orders of magnitude."

1:42 pm on Oct 22, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I note the following...
Google said it will offer a compatibility test suite to ensure various versions of Android remain compatible.

It's all well and good providing a compatibility test suite, but you have to be able to write the code first. What's needed is a software development suite, and since the mobile phone is hardly designed for writing software, it's going to have to run on a PC. When that's announced, I'll be interested.

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1:19 am on Oct 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I stand corrected, and thanks for the link.

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