__/ [ asj ] on Monday 22 May 2006 13:11 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> | Nokia, up till now the greatest supporter of mobile Java - partly as
>> | an element of its battle with Microsoft and Windows Mobile - is also
> The funny thing is Java runs on the newer Windows Mobiles.
> The two companies are pursuing two different agendas. Whereas Nokia
> seeks to protect Symbian by differentiating it from other OS like Palm,
> Windows, Linux, Motorola seeks to commoditize the OS, and uses Java as
> the "glue" that holds all the disparate OS that it uses on its phones
> (Linux, Symbian, Windows).
Well, here is a more recent article on the topic:
Motorola: Let's standardize Linux, Java
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| Unified standards in next-generation Linux-Java mobile applications will
| need to be established, as the cellular and IP (Internet Protocol)
| worlds collide in the future, says a senior executive from Motorola.
Note the emphasis on /Linux/ in the context of Java.