google open phone platform
morricone at 42productions.org
Mon Nov 5 21:55:58 CET 2007
Dean Collins wrote:
Actually this whole Open Handset Alliance is a farce. Haven't you read the
>Why did you pick the Apache v2 open source license?
> Apache is a commercial-friendly open-source license. The Apache license
>allows manufacturers and mobile operators to innovate using the platform
>without the requirement to contribute those innovations back to the
>open-source community. Because these innovations and differentiated
>features can be kept proprietary, manufacturers and mobile operators are
>protected from the "viral infection" problem often associated with other
This Alliance just shows how they fear that Openmoko might be successful.
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