With advances in Flash mobile clients the doors to new applications will
come flying open. Just as cHTML empowered individuals to create content
in Japan, Flash has the potential to further expand the developer
On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 11:41pm, William Volk wrote:
> Given the 'fine' job the folks building the various J2ME VM's (testing,
> what a concept) ... I'd welcome a real Flash client ... 5.0 or 6.0.
> For one, you can write VERY small Flash applications ... and they scale
> to different sized displays nicely.
> See: http://www.the5k.org/winners.asp/y=2002/t=6 (some of these are
> ... for some examples.
> Bill Volk
> Bonus Mobile
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net [mailto:keitai-l-
>> On Mar 26, 2004, at 12:27 PM, keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net wrote:
>> > Your post provided me the opportunity to
>> > express MY OPINION. I stand by my comments.
>> I think my attitude is this:
>> anything that provides new functionality for the user is likely to
>> drive handset sales, usually towards ever more capable handsets.
>> I assume this Brew stuff will require a decent handset to run on. That
>> is, generally a "good thing".
>> Do I want a phone TO display flash? No - I am not even sure I want a
>> browser for that...
>> But if the only way a phone can display flash is to have a stonking
>> on board, decent local storage and a high end screen, then I am all
>> it - because lots of "cool new stuff" can use those resources to do
>> "cool new things" - and market them to an ever larger number of people
>> who have upgraded their handset under the sad misapprehension that
>> people who really need to edit Word documents on their keitai are
>> in possession of a life...
>> In other words, being able to access legacy formats isn't just a good
>> thing in itself, it drives handset technology and probably sales - and
>> that is a good thing even for people at the bleeding edge.
>> Luddism: Think of it this way: a machine to replace a weaver is - er -
>> jolly useful... But a machine that can EMULATE a weaver in software -
>> wow - my personal "weaver emulation" needs currently hover around
>> zero, ('though I hear tell Granny thinks she needs it) - but I can
>> certainly use the hardware/storage such a preposterous feat implies...
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