Last time I checked, teachers in K-8 (or at any level) weren't responsible for recruiting students into their classes. In fact, I don't recall them having any say in the final course rosters at all. Why is it proposed that we punish them?
I didn't mean to imply that it was technically impossible. I should have specified: they would also alienate a lot of current developers. I can see many hobbyists in the midst of their independent programming projects hearing the news that the official language was changed... "I have to learn a totally new framework now and convert all my existing code? Screw this platform, I'm going to iOS/Winmo/BB!"
They can't just "change the default language" of Android as easily as you suggest. The Dalvik VM is heavily integrated into the operating system. Perhaps they could write a compiler that compiles some other language to Dalvik bytecode, but library incompatibilities would make that a huge mess.
No, you don't need ROM Manager to do those things. It can automate those tasks for you, but everything it does (aside from downloading new ROMs) can be done manually through your phone's Recovery mode.
zacharye writes: Google debuted its brand new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system last week during the annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. The latest Android build touts a number of exciting new features but if history has taught us anything, most users won’t be able to begin enjoying those features until some time in late 2013 or early 2014...