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Is andriod an open source?

Kaustubh G Sharma
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Joined: May 13, 2010
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I come to know that it is an open source.. So can we modified it by our requirements??

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Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Posts: 1369

Yes you can.

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Hauke Ingmar Schmidt

Joined: Nov 18, 2008
Posts: 371
More or less. Most parts are open source. Important parts are not, like basic apps, Google apps or drivers. It is not possible to build an android phone ground up only with open source software yet.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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