@kev Probably the Apple angle. In my experience, there are two groups within the FOSS community when it comes to Apple.
1. Views Apple as an improvement to Google. Apple doesn't collect the data about you that Google does, so they're a step in the right direction.
2. Views Apple as worse than Google. Google allows you to customize your phone and switch out just about everything about it. Apple barely lets you sort your icons.
When you ditch Google for Apple, you're riling up one of those.
You summed it up perfectly. Pretty much every comment can be put into one of those buckets!
@mike @hund @kev It's android indeed, but I'm waiting for my data plan to end/phone to die. I still prefer Android over iOS, not because it's more customizable, but because the core is open source and without gapps it doesn't attempt to lock you in with accounts everywhere. If the Librem won't fail I might consider that one too.
Needs are individual.. my needs are not particularly common.
Also... people who do not want maintenance but do have the technical know-how. I would recommend a rolling release distro. This last year or so I haven't had time for anything.... and it just keeps rolling. I do update every other week or so... but it do roll on. ;)
@kev I suggest Sailfish OS instead ( here running on Fairphone 2).
@mike @kev There is something to be said about brand loyalty. People are more apt to get defensive and angry about someone making a choice that’s different than their own regarding non-necessities (especially ones with high dollar value) because they’ve had to come up with their own reasoning to explain why they made their own particular choice.
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