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Android Open Source Licensing FAQ

Where can I find the open source components of Android?

The source code for the full Android stack is available from the Android Open Source Project site.

Other mirrored GPL and LGPL'd components are available at http://code.google.com/p/android/downloads/list.

Notices for other licenses can be found within the SDK.

Why are you releasing the code under the Apache License instead of GPLv2?

One of the best explanations for the reasoning behind releasing code under Apache2 can be found in a ArsTechnica article by Ryan Paul.

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