The arrogance that every song on the planet is owned by them always seems to piss me completely off.
If Google really wanted to equate Android with "open", they'd stop allowing the use of the Android trademark by manufacturers and carriers who lock down devices that way...
You DO realize that what you're suggesting is the very thing that got a large segment of the OSS community at odds with Firefox right?
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead