Archive for October, 2010

The world doesn’t need another platform?

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

So Google’s Andy Rubin said to PCMAG: …, the world doesn’t need another platform. Android is free and open; I think the only reason you create another platform is for political reasons.

Hear hear. The world said exactly the same when Android came along, and we had plain Linux, Windows whatever, RIM, Symbian, Apple’s then still named iPhone OS, QNX, and even yet more.

And then your initial versions where just so badly mangled, and visually lacking Linux flavors that few wanted it. Took you quite some years to polish and JIT it to visibility and speed that is Android 2.2, …

(And Andy, you [at Google] are even working on this other, alternative Google Chrome OS platform yourselves!!!)

If we would have followed such “political” advices in the last century, we would still travel in cars pulled by horses - would still search the index in the library, not need Google at all.

So, let the innovation continue …

LLVM 2.8 is out

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Hey, LLVM 2.8 is out, and of course T2 already got it!.