We've all seen this by now -- it's webOS booted up on an EVO 3D, and it's got everyone in a tizzy. While webOS fans who have spent decades (it seems like decades anyway) having the horrible hardware of the Pre and Pixi have reason to be excited, everyone seems to be getting ahead of themselves.
This has nothing to do with today's news of HP open-sourcing webOS. In fact, Ryan Hope, the fellow who did it and took these pics is more than happy to tell everyone they are three months old. To top it all off, nothing is working and it's not even close to being usable.
Think of it as an early SDK port of ICS, like the ones we saw last month -- those ones where radios, cameras, even the touch interface didn't work. The EVO 3D has the same basic internals as the TouchPad, so getting webOS booting (which is a far cry from actually running) was an awesome project to start on. Now that Mr. Hope and others will be getting source code, expect this sort of thing to happen for real. In the meantime, stop bugging your favorite webOS and Android developers and let them enjoy the day -- it will come soon enough.