Linux 3.3 eats Android

“The decision is being dressed as an attempt to avoid
significant Android forking, though Google?s Android developers
themselves have continued to tweak the smartphone and tablet OS in
the meantime. That means there?s the possibility of new, contrary
functionality again separating the two strands in the future.

“Nonetheless, the upshot is the possibility of cheaper Android
devices with a broader potential developer audience to release
apps. Other changes to Linux 3.3 include support for faster RAID
drive array recovery, with reduced restriping times to populate a
new HDD, increased ethernet bonding support, and changes in


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