writes: "Dear editors: Regarding this message
I'd like to request a story on this issue, it has come to my attention that once Macromedia gets enough requests for a Shockwave player on Linux they will start porting it. Given the fact that your site reaches a lot of people in the community, your coverage should be enough to get this player released on Linux. Thanks for your attention." Well, we're here to serve. Read on ...
A source close to Macromedia told NewsForge that it would probably take a few thousand requests for the company to consider it cost-effective enough to add a new platform for one of its products.