Andy Rubin has responded on Twitter to Steve Jobs’ remarks about Android’s openness and how Google is using it as a smokescreen for fragmentation which has made during the Apple Q4 2010 earnings call on 18 Oct.
“the definition of open: “mkdir android ; cd android ; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make
During the live shout, where Apple announced their over-the-top results to shareholders (and everyone listening along on the web), Steve Jobs expounded on Apple’s integrated business model and software focus, and how that’s parlayed directly into the success of the iPhone and iPad. In markets that were previously considered slow-moving when it came to innovation, and not particularly user-friendly before Apple came along, Jobs.
The Rubin tweet about the open source software seems to needed a Command to view and compile Android’s code.
[Via- Android Central]