All denials aside, developers feel strongly about those Samsung-BlackBerry rumors

BlackBerry swears it's not for sale, but reports that Samsung offered to buy the troubled smartphone maker ignited a ton of buzz from developers on social media. 

According to Reuters, Samsung had gone so far as to make an offer for BlackBerry, which could give the company a considerable presence in the enterprise, a number of patents and a way to move past Android as its core platform. 

Some developers and designers quickly took to Twitter to characterize Samsung as a sort of BlackBerry savior--or even parent.

Then there were those who saw some interesting business market opportunities.

For the most part, though, the feedback went along these lines:

And the bleakest take of all? That even if the rumors were true, it wouldn't necessarily help either company.