This would be a great selling point for the playbook and now blackberries that's for sure, it would help the android community aswell i'll bet. It could create more developer interest for the platform.
I'm curious what google thinks about this.
This really is the biggest 'who cares' story. This is a last 'me too' grab by RIM to save their struggling brand. Realistically as soon as Android offers a 'secure enough' Outlook integration it's bye bye to RIM and all their additional and expensive BES servers and cr*p. Push email is no longer a 'killer app', it's a standard feature