And then there is a whinge in Aaron's blog entry about Android. Sure, there will be some GPL non-compliance (I guess folks need to press that issue with whoever is doing it - enforcement worked before). But, generally speaking, Android has done more for penetration of Linux than all other end user software running on Linux combined. There is half a billion Android devices out there!
Instead, Linux desktop is a highly fragmented effort, despite the existence of freedesktop.org. Instead of complaining about Android, maybe the correct course of action would be to attempt to unify all those efforts into one true Linux desktop. Maybe even embrace and extend Android to run on the desktop. I'm sure Google wouldn't mind if OEMs building phones and tablets for them built desktops and laptops running Android (or some community/Google produced hybrid) as well.
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