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Old 02-10-2011, 02:33 PM
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Just read a report with first hand knowledge that it is the fault of the OEMs and the carriers. Supposedly the update might have even been complete by the end of 2010.
Don't be surprised. Microsoft and Google are taking different approaches. Google compiles their code individually for the hardware, which means staggered releases. Microsoft compiles it once for all known hardware, which means a delayed released, but everything hits at once. It reduces the perception of fragmentation.

Microsoft basically makes the update, then gives it to all of the OEMs to make their device-specific changes, then it goes back to Microsoft to roll these changes into one update, then to the carriers for their tweaks, then back to MS to push out.
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