On 7 Dec 2005, at 16:52, Christopher Kobayashi wrote:
> Basically meaning that
> they'll be charged without them knowing it.
> If you're on a unlimited data plan this wouldn't matter much, but what
> about the poor souls not on this plan. Bad people can make things
> expensive, or is there a limit to this...
Bad people can ALWAYS make things expensive - just by putting a large
1) Browsing a desktop site from a keitai is very expensive anyway...
2) Ajax COULD mean less bandwidth as one can change tiny elements
without incurring the cost of a whole page of xhtml....
As for if, or when it will happen - I don't know. It may never. But I
will certainly start to offer a third version of a site that uses the
tech of the desktop for a keitai screen. Just because it is good
clean fun. (And - soto voce - the first site one does like this is
where one writes the tools that make subsequent sites tr
Lots of US/EU/UK are into AJAX because of gmail and google maps. But
JP friends are sniffy about google maps as they are rather more out
of date than are available from other (static) sources, so tend not
to rate them...
So there is nothing much - yet - to drive JP coders into AJAX I think.
Question for Nihon-jin readers of Keitai-l - how big is AJAX in
Japan right now?
Another issue is that a smaller percentage of JP handsets are
smartphones than is the case in the UK (I think - no figures), so one
is stuck with the browser the phone came with.
Received on Wed Dec 7 14:12:27 2005