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Comment Re:Wrong layer (Score 1) 604

We used to joke about Linux being a boot loader for Emacs, but soon we're going to have to joke about Linux being a boot loader for Google!

I see no joke. The job of the operating system is to provide a hardware abstraction layer, the job of an application platform is to make development better. Via KISS principle, the two domains are better served by (at least) two different layers.

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