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From Greg Brown <gkbr...@mac.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: MODERATE for pivot-commits@incubator.apache.org
Date Mon, 04 May 2009 14:40:26 GMT
Right. Unfortunately, J2ME != "J2SE lite". It doesn't include any of the AWT classes that we'd
need in order to run Pivot.

However, JavaFX also requires AWT, and I've heard that JavaFX Mobile is or will be supported
soon. It would be interesting to learn how they are doing that.
On Monday, May 04, 2009, at 10:33AM, "Noel Grandin" <noelgrandin@gmail.com> wrote:
>https://lwuit.dev.java.net/ seems to be a popular choice for deploying
>J2ME apps because it hides the multi-farious ways that devices differ.
>Todd Volkert wrote:
>>>> I think it is much smaller (binaries) than JavaFX and as I said
>>>> currently of slightly different scope. Does Pivot aims to be usable on
>>>> JavaME (portable phones?).
>>> We'd love to see Pivot become available on mobile devices. However, this is largely
dependent on Java SE's availability on such devices. It's entirely possible that, if JavaFX
can run on a particular device, Pivot would also work there.
>> This could actually be a good way to increase Pivot's visibility and
>> marketing story (it being a relatively nascent project and all).  If
>> someone on this list is interested, it'd be very valuable to see what
>> barriers there are to running a Pivot app on a mobile device and how
>> we might address those barriers.  It's possible that we can address
>> them easier than Swing, Flex, or Silverlight, for example.

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