Open
Governance
in Mobile
Software Freedom Day 2013 - HSBXL
Friedger Müffke
Report from 2011
● VisionMobile Ltd.
● Author: Liz Laffan
● Partially funded by Webinos
● Open source projects:
○ Android
...
Results Open Governance Index 2011
1. Eclipse 84%
2. Linux 71%
3. WebKit 68%
4. Mozilla 65%
5. MeeGo 61%
6. Symbian 58%
7....
Open Governance Index
1. Access
2. Development
3. Derivatives
4. Community Structure
Access (19/45)
1. Is source code freely available to all developers, at the
same time?
2. Is source code available under a...
Development (18/45)
1. Transparency of contributions and acceptance process
– is the code contribution and acceptance, pro...
Derivatives (6/45)
1. Are trademarks used to control how and where the
platform is used via enforcing a compliance process...
Community Structure (2/45)
1. Is the community structure flat or hierarchical (i.e., are
there tiered rights depending on ...
Open Source Mobile Platforms
● Android
○ Google
○ Replicant
○ CyanogenMod / Cyanogen Inc.
● Tizen
● Sailfish OS
● SHR
● Fi...
Android
● Google - android.googlesource.com
○ Jean-Baptiste Quéru quits AOSP due to missing GPU
driver on Nexus 10 (G+ pos...
Tizen 2 and 3 (IVI)
Web apps
Complicated licensing model
(app challenge until 1 Nov 2013)
Sailfish OS
● Nemo project - open
● Mer project - open
● Sailfish Silica (QML/Qt) - closed by Jolla
● Compatible with Andr...
Firefox OS
Open as Mozilla
See previous talk
developer.mozilla.org/firefox_os
Ubuntu Touch
● Open as Ubuntu - see code of conduct
● No device yet - failed crowd funding
● Ubuntu for Android idea
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An update about open source mobile platforms with respect to open governance, held at Software Freedom Day at Hackerspace Brussels (HSBXL)

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Open Governance in Mobile - SFD 2013 - HSBXL

  1. 1. Open Governance in Mobile Software Freedom Day 2013 - HSBXL Friedger Müffke
  2. 2. Report from 2011 ● VisionMobile Ltd. ● Author: Liz Laffan ● Partially funded by Webinos ● Open source projects: ○ Android ○ MeeGo ○ Linux ○ Qt ○ WebKit ○ Mozilla ○ Eclipse ○ Symbian
  3. 3. Results Open Governance Index 2011 1. Eclipse 84% 2. Linux 71% 3. WebKit 68% 4. Mozilla 65% 5. MeeGo 61% 6. Symbian 58% 7. Qt 58% 8. Android 23%
  4. 4. Open Governance Index 1. Access 2. Development 3. Derivatives 4. Community Structure
  5. 5. Access (19/45) 1. Is source code freely available to all developers, at the same time? 2. Is source code available under a permissive OSI- approved license? 3. Developer support mechanisms – are project mailing lists, forums, bug-tracking databases, source code repositories, developer documentation and developer tools available to all developers? 4. Is the project roadmap available publicly? 5. Transparency of decision mechanisms – are project meeting minutes/discussions publicly available such that it is possible to understand why and how decisions are made relating to the project?
  6. 6. Development (18/45) 1. Transparency of contributions and acceptance process – is the code contribution and acceptance, process clear, with progress updates of the contribution provided (via Bugzilla or similar)? 2. Transparency of contributions to the project – can you identify from whom source code contributions originated? 3. Accessibility to become a committer – are the requirements and process to become a committer documented, and is this an equitable process 4. Transparency of committers – can you identify who committers to the project are? 5. Does the contribution license require a copyright assignment, a copyright license or patent grant?
  7. 7. Derivatives (6/45) 1. Are trademarks used to control how and where the platform is used via enforcing a compliance process prior to distribution? 2. Are go-to-market channels for applications derivatives constrained by the project in terms of approval, distribution or discovery?
  8. 8. Community Structure (2/45) 1. Is the community structure flat or hierarchical (i.e., are there tiered rights depending on membership status?)
  9. 9. Open Source Mobile Platforms ● Android ○ Google ○ Replicant ○ CyanogenMod / Cyanogen Inc. ● Tizen ● Sailfish OS ● SHR ● Firefox OS ● Ubuntu Touch
  10. 10. Android ● Google - android.googlesource.com ○ Jean-Baptiste Quéru quits AOSP due to missing GPU driver on Nexus 10 (G+ post) ○ Make more core apps available via Google Play ○ Android Compatibility Program, Compatibility Test Suite ● Cyanogen Inc - github.com/CyanogenMod ○ Services around CM for manufacturers ○ Camera app Focal removed from CM (G+ post) ● Replicant - gitorious.org/replicant ○ Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli, Paul Kocialkowski ○ Only free software
  11. 11. Tizen 2 and 3 (IVI) Web apps Complicated licensing model (app challenge until 1 Nov 2013)
  12. 12. Sailfish OS ● Nemo project - open ● Mer project - open ● Sailfish Silica (QML/Qt) - closed by Jolla ● Compatible with Android apps ● Licensing under construction
  13. 13. Firefox OS Open as Mozilla See previous talk developer.mozilla.org/firefox_os
  14. 14. Ubuntu Touch ● Open as Ubuntu - see code of conduct ● No device yet - failed crowd funding ● Ubuntu for Android idea
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