Re: New white paper on Android and embedded Linux

Rob Landley

On 03/19/2013 12:38:28 PM, Tim Bird wrote:
I don't often do this, but I just read a white paper by Benjamin Zores
on the relationship between Android and traditional embedded Linux, that
I thought was quite good.
It's a bit of a subtle advertisement for the Linux Foundation's training courses,
but whether you're interested in that or not, the paper makes some good
points, and I think does a good job of capturing the current pros and cons
of using Android vs. traditional embedded Linux in your product designs.
The paper is available at:
Related to this was a panel held at Android Builders Summit a few weeks ago.
This was reported on by Jake Edge in at:
(Sorry if that last bit looks self-serving. I was on the panel, but if you're
interested in this topic, I think the discussion is useful.)
My talk was on this subject too:

(What I actually talked about wasn't "what is toybox" but "_why_ is toybox". Not the implementation details but the motivation, why there's a _need_ for a new command line.)

And that's totally self-serving. :)


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