[lug] Android comparisons
Davide Del Vento
davide.del.vento at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 20:25:28 MDT 2010
> Does the big clock tell your scripts what the date is? Or do you have to read the clock and then
> tell them yourself?
I think most (if not all) of the user-side things you may want to do
are allowed with a custom API. Which is a java-ish (not really java,
and that's why the Oracle's lawsuit is hopeless) Android-specific
thing, not linux-posix-gnu stuff we are accustomed with.
Only partially related:
> This is because GSM is the main standard in most of Europe, correct?
Yes. But here you don't get compatible/portable handsets even on
networks that should be compatible (e.g. iPhone on T-mobile, Sprint
> We all care,
I'm glad to hear that (and John's message)
> but they know how to price two things properly to keep us
> from revolting...
Yes, I see that.... of course they try, but being accustomed to what I
had until 3 years ago, I have troubles refraining from ranting my "ole
good time in Italy". Sorry about that.
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