Google Chrome-based OS a fit for netbooks?

I sure wasn’t expecting this, though I probably should have. Google is looking at netbooks (those mini-laptops like the one I’m using) and systems that can run them. This announcement is from Lifehacker:

In a sudden, if not unexpected, announcement this morning, Google said it would release an open-source operating system based on its Chrome browser. The OS will be free, geared (at first) toward netbooks, and focused on “speed, simplicity, and security.” Google executives told the New York Times that Google Chrome OS would be available online “later this year” as a free, open-source download, while specially tailored netbooks running the operating system are targeted for the second half of 2010 …

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