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Android isn't open source?


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Okay, I have been reading about the G1 lately (considering buying it since I'm already on TMobile) and I got confused on whether or not Android is open source...

Okay, here's the real question: Is only the SDK open source, or is the entire OS open source (all the way down to the kernel)? Thanks~

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All parts of the OS will be released under the Apache License where applicable and under the GPL elsewhere. Google's applications that interact with Google's systems, such as their email service, are not open source.

However downloaded software cannot access lower level device APIs.

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