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February 11, 2006

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C. Enrique Ortiz

Tom, I totally agree w/ you. I too have seen a lot of entries recently about fragmentation, and gaming industry and/or AJAX saving the mobility developers, etc. -- it won't happen, not that way, not any time soon... Thanks.

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Michael Sharon

Hear hear. Anybody that claims they have an 'instant' solution for the fragmented mobile development environment is speaking out of their rear end. I agree with you that the situation, although not ideal, is far better than it was a few years ago. In my experience, if properly written, it is possible to have your J2ME application run fairly well on a number of different handsets from various manufacturers without modification.

Thomas Landspurg

Hello Tom,

Again, evolution and innovation create fragmentation....And there is a lot in the mobile space. This innitiative also: is it a wat to solve fragmentation or another different path?

At the end of the day, for developers, this will be another platform to support!

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