Google cracks open Android's closed development
Jul 22, 2010, 16:36 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Google will crack open more of Android's development process
but keep new versions of its mobile OS closed for competitive
"The giant will change Android's Native code Development Kit
(NDK) so that contributed code joins the publicly available Android
source tree rather than going into Google's private tree.
"There's no date for when the switch will take place, but it
should follow a similar move on the Android Software Development
"Public contributions won't be possible on un-released versions
of Android though. That will remain hidden, and Android's
development will remain a private affair."