there’s a rather harsh saying that goes “beggars can’t be choosers”. apparently, that doesn’t apply to cyanogen, inc. the once esteemed startup has practically descended into ignominy, which effectively ended up killing the most popular android rom in the market. you would think that company would jump at the prospect of having its cyanogenos powering what is now the most popular gaming device, nintendo switch. but in typical kirk mcmaster fashion, the cyanogenos ceo supposedly more than just told nintendo “no”. he told them, instead, to “stick it”.the revelation came in a tweet that has since then been edited to sound less harsh. the internet, of course, never forgets. especially when it comes to strong statements which cyanogen’s outspoken chief exec is famous for. in his version of the events, mcmaster said that nintendo approached them in the early days of the company and wanted to use cyanogenos for a certain portable. given the switch is the only portable nintendo has been making for years, there’s really no need to guess.that never came to pass, of course, but mcmaster’s refusal is understandable to some extent, even if it looks outrageous at first glance. supposedly, nintendo would have required heavy customizations to the android-based os, including locking it down. whether mcmaster was championing the cause of open source (unlikely) will perhap...