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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Android versioning phase-out (2.1 and 3.x)??
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:33:47 GMT
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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