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Blog Archive for sean_sheedy during November 2007

The OHA members have signed an anti-fragmentation clause. "They've basically agreed not to fragment nor do things that would result in different versions of the platform", says Rich Miner in the PC World interview. And the JCP has that too - called MSA. But as Java ME developers know very well, there are many facets to fragmentation extending beyond the platform and well into the surrounding...
Android has existed for probably about 4 years, created by people who have real handset experience, so a delivery timeframe of 2H08 is not unreasonable. Google acquired Android back in August 2005 and it had already been running for 22 months by then. This old (March 2007) article tells us perhaps more technically than most of the news about the phone that came out in the past day. Given...
After spending several years in the Java ME standards circuit for a major operator, I'm now on my own as a consultant, and running for one of the open Executive Committee seats as an Individual. I'd really like to know what burning topics Java ME developers would like to see the winning candidates bring to the EC. Java ME has been fabulously successful with well over 2 Billion devices shipped....
Being focused on Java ME, I found that after perusing the candidate list for the SE/EE EC on jcpelection2007.org, I still was not sure who to vote for. So I put this together to be able to compare the candidates and understand their motivations for running for an EC seat. I'm posting this so that maybe a few people or the candidates themselves can help fill this out, or comment on who they are...