Mobile Java Platform

Terrence Barr - Evangelist, Java Mobile & Embedded Terrence.Barr at Sun.COM
Thu Feb 1 15:33:32 CET 2007

Absolutely, Java SE would be great to have on the Neo. That's the
power of the concept ... whatever you need on the Neo - just install
it and be happy ;-)

A challenge will be to ensure the Java ME or SE ports are continuously
maintained between OE and the phoneME project.

PS: phoneME is pronounced "fone-me", for phone and Java ME).

-- Terrence

Christopher Heiny wrote:
> [I've snipped a lot of Terrence's email, mainly because I'm agreeing with 
> most of what he says]
> On Wednesday 31 January 2007 02:17, Terrence Barr - Evangelist, Java Mobile 
> & Embedded scribbled in crayon on the back of a kid's menu:
>> Based on the specs of Neo 1973 I believe Java SE is possible
>> but it would probably tax the system quite a bit so I think
>> it is not a slam dunk.
> I agree with that, but it might good to get it integrated with OpenMoko (or 
> at least plan to), because certainly a more powerful platform than the 
> Neo1973 will come along that takes advantage of OpenMoko.  It would be nice 
> to be ready.
> However, as you point out in the snipped portions of the message, the effort 
> to do this port is unknown.
> Additionally, I think JME is more likely to be of use to propective service 
> providers and manufacturers thinking of using OpenMoko.  There are good 
> existing ports of ME around that we can work with.
> So anyway, I agree that phoneMe (is that pronounce fone-me or foneem?) is 
> the way to go first.  But I'd like us to keep an eye out for opportunities 
> to move up to JSE.
>                                            Chris
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