You have seen this by reading user comments on DigitalLife. The war between Apple and Samsung fanboys rages all over. Taking a cue from the slightest comment, a raving exchange of arguments ensues, that reminds of old battles between states like Israel and Palestine.
Not unlike Kofi Annan, CNN reporter Omar Gallaga, suggest a peace treaty of 7 articles between fanboys, so things can go on as normal in this world.
You can find the full text of the treaty here, and below you can see a part that has opened the way for major debates. In short, it just says “keep your mouth shut”.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Parties agree to abide by the agreements herein, enumerated in the terms of the articles set forth below:
Apple Fanboys agree not to keep bringing up the August 2012 $1 billion patent verdict against Samsung as a way of trying to squelch any disagreement over who may have copied what, recognizing that the case covered a limited scope of features. Samsung Fanboys will similarly cease efforts to end all arguments by discussing “Open” versus “Closed” platforms, accepting that there are numerous advantages and disadvantages to each.
Apple Fanboys won’t list how many apps are available for iOS (more than 700,000, since the treaty brought it up) on every message board about app development while Samsung Fanboys will minimize cross-Party discussion of expandable SD-card memory, replaceable batteries, screen size, NFC technology or how Android’s notifications are still way better than Apple’s, even after Notification Center was added to iOS and Mac OS X.
What do you think? Is there any kind of future for a peace treaty like this? Will those enlightened leading representatives step forward and sign something like this? Or will it be the same as the middle-eastern issues?