It’s a great news, but it feels right now that there is only a place for two operating systems on Smartphone. We are seeing what is happing with Blackberry, WebOS. I’m not even sure if Windows 8 can make a dent in iOS and Android market share.
So even it’s a great idea, I still think it will be use only by a minority of users, like Linux box in use by personal users.
Check this article on ZDNET : Ubuntu Linux enters the smartphone wars