Google in talks to re-admit Android to Linux kernel
Apr 16, 2010, 14:33 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Android's deviant Linux could be re-admitted to the main kernel
following talks at the Linux Collaboration Summit in San Francisco
today and Friday.
"Developers from Google's Android team are due to meet the Linux
kernel devs in the hope of working out their differences and
closing an awkward chapter in the history of Linux.
"Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin, who's group
hosts the annual summit, told The Reg: "I think they can hopefully
work it out... the purpose of this event is to table those
"Google open source programs manager Chris DiBona told us it
would be a "multi-year" process. "I think it's going to take more
than a couple of days to sort things out."