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Google Android Needs Both Control and Community

Article Source The Open Road
October 14, 2009, 9:27 am

To beat Apple in mobile, Google is going to need more open-source developers. But it's also going to need more Google.

 

It's tough to balance corporate interests with developer interests, and particularly in open-source development. TechCrunch's Michael Arrington suggests that Android developers are frustrated over having to support multiple code bases to cover the diverse handsets on which Android runs, which is indeed a problem. Basically, these developers are asking Google to exercise more control over Android to ensure it works seamlessly on a range of different devices...

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