Also porting the drivers to Fuschia should be relatively easy, thanks the Treble changes that kind of made their Android Linux kernel into a kind of hybrid-microkernel.
Android is already being ported to run on top of Fuchsia.
Google isn't the only one, the IoT space is getting crowed with BSD/MIT/Apache POSIX compatible OSes, including Zephyr from Linux Foundation, which is completly unrelated to Linux.
28 years ago no would would believe that Linux distributions would eventually kill commercial UNIX.
That's certainly a fair point.
I was thinking more along the lines of that, at least in the scenario of consumer usage of Linux, some really interesting features are finally gaining traction from various companies (3D accelerators for instance). Was just fearing that ditching existing work for the new shiny thing would send us back to square one.