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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Android versioning phase-out (2.1 and 3.x)??
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:39:15 GMT
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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