That is a step in the right direction. A nice move to see. Meaning you can slap a custom rom even if the chipset manufacturer is not cooperative.
I think its good..but what i notice is google seems like starting to control user especialy google apps they keep forcing u to update otherwise the apps useless.then playservice increase your space.and now on marhsmallow can't skip setup wizard.soon google control everything..privacy is nothing
I didn't understand anything, but if it makes the development easier, then this is very welcome and hopefully they will do something to make it easier again with android P.