My few cents*...

Sean Moss-Pultz sean_mosko at
Wed Nov 15 09:22:46 CET 2006

On 11/14/06 2:04 AM, "Chad" < at> wrote:

> An SDK question:  will apps for the phone be forced to use the
> system-specific API's ala Maemo?  I found that very limiting when
> working on an application* for the Nokia 770 - you *had* to use gtk+
> with the Maemo hooks... which changed without backwards compatibility
> in v2.0.  (I know that there's stuff needed to 'package' the app, but
> hopefully that won't extend into the app itself as much.)

We will have a preferred set of APIs (and widgets optimized for our look and
feel) but we're _really_ open. You can run X11 applications (within memory
constraints of course) and I promise to not stop you if you want to write
your own APIs ;-)


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