On 2004 Jun 24, , at 18:26, Benedict Evans wrote:
> The formal press release is on DoCoMo's web site.
> They actually say 'We are not another standards body' somewhere. The
> is to specify features rather than APIs - in effect to pick which
> standards to use rather than to design new technology standards. It's
> difference between saying 'every PC has to have the follwing minimum
> to get the Windows badge' and going out and designing PCI or USB.
Yes, standards body is the wrong wording but with DoCoMo, Vodafone, et
al as members, I think it is likely the standards they advocate will
become the mobile standard used.
I hope there is also some focus on actually complying with the
standards they advocate.
> The website that was up was so ugly / basic that maybe they've taken it
> down prior to putting up something decent...
It was a really nasty site.
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Received on Thu Jun 24 12:50:26 2004