What Day?

webOS chief Stephen DeWitt in a phone interview with Ina Fried:

At the end of the day, webOs is going to be a popular platform on a variety of connected devices.

And which day would that be? Apotheker was clear that webOS hardware by HP would be shutdown. Yet:

Pre3 is being launched in very selective areas. We’re not broadly launching Pre3.

Why is the Pre3 being launched at all? Is it perfect? US$99 unlocked?