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Blog Archive for sean_sheedy during June 2007

Another MIDP3 Expert Group face-to-face meeting wrapped up today. I have to say, although I went as an individual JCP member and paid my own way to Spain, it was worth every moment - the friendships, the networking, the feeling of accomplishment as we worked through spec issues, dusting off high school foreign language skills, being able to have intelligent conversations with geniuses in the...
The intent of this post is to summarize and address the developer comments regarding the MIDP3 proposal to deprecate pauseApp, and hopefully clarify some misconceptions about the proposal. I want to thank Enrique Ortiz for using his position in the industry to help get the message on this topic out to developers via his blog and post to KVM-INTEREST which is reflected in the Mobile &...
[Clarification and developer bias: The EG is providing finer grained notification functionality such as DisplayListener (see the EDR javadoc) that will move some of the platform-dependent functionality overloaded into pauseApp (and NOT defined in the MIDP specification), into platform-independent APIs whose behavior IS defined by the specification. In other words, if the capability provided by...