Martin Vyšný vysny at
Sat Aug 9 14:25:47 CEST 2008

On Sat, 2008-08-09 at 10:59 +0200, Cédric Berger wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 10:08, Mike Baroukh <mike at> wrote:
> > hi all.
> > But instead I wondered If I could not try to make Android running ?
> > I saw that like for OpenMoko, there is and android git repository
> > available (
> Android is not yet published as open source. So this git repository
> must only contain the already open sourced parts (ie linux kernel
> used,...)
> Porting android should be possible, but only when its sources are
> released (should be when first android phones are available)
> >
> > As I understood, Android is similar to FSO : One framework and
> > applications that rely on it.
> andoid is designed to use only applications developed specially for it.
> FSO is more opened allowing to use various linux apps. It brings a
> framework to ease integration of these, but you are not oblliged to
> develop specifically for it.

We have two options: either wait for Dalvik to be open-sourced and
recompiled on ARM4, or wait for android.jar to be open-sourced and
modified to run on top of Cocoa+SWT. Either way, we just have to wait :)
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