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What is AOSP and AOKP?

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By synetics2k, Member on 3rd August 2012, 02:31 AM
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Hi all, What is AOSP and AOKP based of rom? what is the different?
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3rd August 2012, 02:37 AM |#2  
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AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project. This is a 'pure' build and AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. This has features like rom control so you can do that little bit extra with your device

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3rd August 2012, 03:41 AM |#3  
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This never ceases to amaze me.

You could have gotten these answers MUCH faster by typing the text of your exact post into google instead of a post on xda.

Rule 1 of the forums is to search before posting.
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18th August 2012, 06:31 PM |#4  
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This never ceases to amaze me.

You could have gotten these answers MUCH faster by typing the text of your exact post into google instead of a post on xda.

Rule 1 of the forums is to search before posting.

Funny you should say that, because that's exactly what I did & lo & behol . I get this thread as a Google search result.

Why did I choose this search result? Because it's being given answered on a well known developer forum which I trust. Therefore, it seems logical to ask such a question here. Thanks to the poster for the answer
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18th August 2012, 06:53 PM |#5  
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Hi all, What is AOSP and AOKP based of rom? what is the different?

-AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project, and it is headed by Google.

-CYANOGENMOD (CM) is based on AOSP with their own customizations. It is headed by CM team.

-AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. It's based on CYANOGEN MOD with their own (more) customizations. It's headed by AOKP team.

***So in summary, ***
-AOKP is more customizable than CYANOGENMOD, faster but a bit less stable than CYANOGENMOD.

-AOKP is compatible with almost any MOD made for CM Roms e.g Themes.

-Any bug present in CYANOGENMOD will also be present in corresponding AOKP version and thus on all AOKP based Roms.

-because AOKP contain it's own bugs + the native bugs present in it's parent CYANOGENMOD, it is a little less stable than corresponding CYANOGENMOD.

I hope this helps everyone.

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18th August 2012, 06:59 PM |#6  
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I searched "what is aosp"and i didn't get xda as answer.. But a ton of other sites explaining

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I did know this but the description you gave was more detailed. Learnt a little, thanks Jokesy.

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Hi all, What is AOSP and AOKP based of rom? what is the different?

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21st August 2012, 10:28 PM |#9  
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Really

Please Use the search Button

u will get the ans

this is wat i found by using search button in XDA

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...82&postcount=3
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AOSP= Android Open Source Project, Google's project
AOKP= Android Open Kang Project, Rom maintain by various developers on many devices.

As to which one is faster or stable is really relevant to device and user.

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