Apple, iPhone, Google and the open’ Android myth - Computerworld Blogs

Ian Betteridge nails it when he reports the following statement.

Looking back on Google’s statements over the years I’m struck by how rarely they actually describe Android as”open source” and how frequently they just referred to it as open”, allowing everyone to assume they meant the former. Clearly they didn’t. They meant Android was open the way Windows is open — open to being run on different manufacturer’s hardware.“

Posted: April 5, 2011

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