proposal: how to the unify the user interface

Stefan Schmidt stefan at datenfreihafen.org
Mon Jul 5 06:58:01 EDT 2010


Hello.

On Mon, 2010-07-05 at 12:34, Sébastien Bourdeauducq wrote:
> On Monday 05 July 2010 12:19:52 Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> > And of course you know that all this shiny applications are only available
> > to you when _not_ building the FOSS variant of Android, right?
> > 
> > You need the market app to access them and this one is not free software
> > and not available to and vendor if they don't sign contracts with Google.
> 
> No. Ah, I had the feeling there sure was a downside :(

That was my core point here.

> Nonetheless, it's still a shame that it takes a significant development and 
> marketing effort from a multinational company for the Linux people to realize 
> that users prefer speed, functionality and eyecandy over network pseudo-
> transparency* and ICCCM-related pedantry.

Nice bait for a X11 discussion but I'm not going to take it. :D

regards
Stefan Schmidt




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