John Gruber, making a point:
So here’s the Android bait-and-switch laid bare. Android was “open” only until it became popular and handset makers dependent upon it. Now that Google has the handset makers by the balls, Android is no longer open and Google starts asserting control.
- “Vic Gundotra’s Paean to Android’s Openness at Google I/O 2010.”
- “We wanted to make sure that there was no central point of failure, so that no industry player can restrict or control the innovations of any other.”