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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Android versioning phase-out (2.1 and 3.x)??
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2012 02:20:14 GMT
Me either. My Galaxy 10.1 Tab is still running 3.1.

Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald


On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Funny, I never got that update.
> On Sep 17, 2012 5:34 PM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Talking about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > That was last year and Samsung has updated them to 4.0.3 :-)
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Brion Vibber <bvibber@wikimedia.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > I would not mind dropping 2.1; our apps for Wikipedia have been 2.2+
>> >> anyway
>> >> > due to breakages in the 2.1 browser.
>> >> >
>> >> > 3/3.2 would be slightly sad to miss only because there are Honeycomb
>> >> > tablets that haven't received ICS updates, including my Galaxy Tab
>> 10.1
>> >> but
>> >> > ... let's be honest there's not a lot of them out there. I'm not sure
>> >> how
>> >> > to blacklist those particular versions in the AndroidManifest however
>> >> while
>> >> > still being compatible with 2.2/2.3...
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> That's a very good point.  I'm almost convinced that the 3.1 on
>> >> Google's dashboard is literally the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices
>> >> that Google gave away at IO a couple of years ago that were pretty
>> >> much orphaned by Samsung because they had a broken build.
>> >>
>> >> By far, Honeycomb was probably the worst version of Android ever, and
>> >> I've been using it since 1.0 and remember how bad 2.0 was when it
>> >> first came out on the Droid/Milestone.  We can't even deprecate it
>> >> cleanly.
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>>

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