You know, mobile operating systems are an incredibly clever move on behalf of intermediaries who are afraid of an open and community-managed web.

Standards-based organizations like the W3C are (if I understand correctly) overwhelmingly dominated by business interests already, but even *that* is to inconvenient for Apple, Microsoft, and Google right now.

Instead, they're each working to build walled gardens with faster-paced development at the expense of 100% vendor lock-in.

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