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Old 04-08-2007, 11:19 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Me too. Me too! I do not even have windows running at home any more so Linux support is going to be come critical for me. I can understand RIM having reservations about committing support to Linux. Just two things to keep in mind.

1. Linux market share is actually MUCH hight than reported. IDC and other services that capture this data are doing so based on dollars spent. Since Linux can be acquired at no cost this leaves Linux vastly under represented in these surveys. I purchase a copy of Linux for my home desktop every time I upgrade, but I have given them out to countless people to use to install too.

2. It is not necessary give full blown Linux support. Simply making basic code available, and or driver specs and info available would be a good start. Or providing support to projects like Barry. This would also allow RIM to test the water to test interest.
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