Android fragmentation: something to fear?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jun 9, 2010 12:36 PM EDT
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Fragmentation is often cited as a major challenge for the Linux platform and mobile software ecosystem. The word gets thrown around a lot and tends to be used as a catch-all phrase to describe a wide range of loosely connected issues. The rapid growth of the Android ecosystem and the significant number of new Android devices that are reaching the market with heavy software customizations has raised some questions about whether Google's Linux platform is going to succumb to the fragmentation menace. In this article, we'll take a look at what fragmentation means for mobile Linux and how Google's operating system addresses some of the biggest challenges.

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This fragmentation stuff is a non-issue. PaulFerris 14 1,277 Jun 15, 2010 7:10 PM

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