On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 11:19 PM, Chris Samuel <ch...@csamuel.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 March 2012 19:33:12 Russell Coker wrote:
>> Google has a set of binary-only proprietary apps for Android which
>> can only be installed by a hardware vendor who satisfies some
>> Google conditions.
> That appears to no longer be the case..
Unless I'm missing something, that still seems to back up Matt's statement.
There's a note on that page that some apps can now be downloaded from
the marketplace, but it's important to realise that the marketplace
app itself is one such binary-only app that you can't legally get
unless it came with your phone.
There _are_ links to downloads of the google apps on that wiki, but I
expect it's illegal to distribute them, and maybe even to download
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