Nice too see your reply as I totally agree with your ideas, but wasn't able to write them like you did in a correct English.
InType and e have made promises for Linux, but since (more than a year now) there's simply nothing at all, even on their todo list.
I'm afraid Sublime takes the same route, but I'm hoping Jon will heard us.
As you said Linux "passionate users" are often programmers, so they may help a lot in development process.
Another possibility now is to convince Jon's wife