Android Donut leaked. Is it 2.0 or not and what about multi-touch support?

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Saturday night the guys over at xda-devs got their hands on what seems to build the Donut build of Android. Looking at the repository they found out that there’s mention of native multi-touch support among other goodies that were demoed at I/O a few months back like text-speech, CDMA support etc. G1 cooked ROMs are already available. But it gets even more interesting tonight. Romain Guy, member of the Android Team at Google, posted the following here :

Donut is NOT Android 2.0 and there’s no multi-touch support in Donut.

Confused? Donut is probably just the name of the latest batch/developer branch of Android builds (which do probably have multi-touch code in them) but Google isn’t planning on exposing the feature before 2.0. At least HTC added multi-touch support in their Hero roms without waiting for Google. They are probably doing the same with future Windows Mobile phones..

Source : Engadget

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