skuddy, I will agree that we are probably less likely to see a rooted ROM for the Acclaim, because it is a US Cellular exclusive. Less demand equals less chance that someone will put forth the effort. Looking back, I did enjoy the DCD ROMs and USCC-specific Carrier Cabs on my old PPC6800.
That said, although the Acclaim is a basic offering (no Sense, no MotoBLUR, basic 2.1 interface), I would not say it's a "crappy phone" by a long shot. It has a physical keyboard, unlike the Desire, and once you start actually using it, the touchpad is quite nice!
Samsung r880 Acclaim/i500 Mesmerize
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