There are two reasons I asked the original question:
(1) To reduce development round-trip time.
(2) To eventually be able to use Android as a platform to develop
"real" desktop applications. There is no reason that Android wouldn't
be *awesome* running on your primary desktop.
A lot of the stack is native code, yes -- but all that code compiles
fine on a standard Linux stack, so there's no reason it can't be
recompiled out of the emulator. All the Dalvik code was Java source
at some point, and then Java bytecode, so that should be trivial to
port. A simple port for now would just get the surface manager and a
few system services for event handling working, and then a lot of the
stack would run as-is, unless you were doing something tricky like
Any updated idea of when this wonder-sdk will be released, and
especially source? Hopefully well before the end of the Android