> >2. is this because of hardware limit or has it do with the service
> >rules (like billing and stuff)
>[Nik Frengle] Both, in Japan. NTT DoCoMo told handset makers what their
>iAppli spec was, and expected them to meet it. Since they all use the
>same KVM (kilobyte virtual machine), there was a reasonable expectation
>that they would meet it. I have tested iApplis on five or six models,
>and they all have this limit. It is a limit of the KVM, I think. The
>reasons that I have heard are that because of the quite small packet
>size, NTT DoCoMo were worried about lost packets on larger downloads,
>and the general integrity of their data network.
A DoCoMo guy said publically that the 10k size was selected based on the
belief that users wouldn't want to wait more than 10s for a Java download.
This idea seems consistent with the choice of 30k limit for FOMA (28kbps I
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Received on Fri May 3 08:41:16 2002