Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Aug 2009 08:38 UTC
Apple "[Ninjawords] is a terrific app - pretty much exactly what I've always wanted in an iPhone dictionary, and, yes, with both a better user experience and better dictionary content than the other low-cost dictionaries in the App Store. But Ninjawords for iPhone suffers one humiliating flaw: it omits all the words deemed "objectionable" by Apple's App Store reviewers, despite the fact that Ninjawords carries a 17+ rating. Apple censored an English dictionary. A dictionary. A reference book. For words contained in all reasonable dictionaries. For words contained in dictionaries that are used every day in elementary school libraries and classrooms."
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RE: Comment by gogothebee
by FunkyELF on Wed 5th Aug 2009 15:39 UTC in reply to "Comment by gogothebee"
FunkyELF
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2006-07-26

As illogical as it may sound, right now Windows Mobile is the most open platform for writing and distributing mobile applications.


More so than Android?

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RE[2]: Comment by gogothebee
by JAlexoid on Wed 5th Aug 2009 22:30 in reply to "RE: Comment by gogothebee"
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2009-05-19

Technically the most open platform is Java ME for mobile applications. But WinMo does have a good market penetration, much higher than Android.

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RE[2]: Comment by gogothebee
by gogothebee on Thu 6th Aug 2009 08:27 in reply to "RE: Comment by gogothebee"
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2009-02-05

More so than Android?

Well, you are right - Android is open, but I don't think it's mature enough yet. The devices which are sold preinstalled with Android are scarce. One day it will be a real alternative. Let's hope sooner than later.

BTW, what's the situation with S60? Especially after this headline: http://www.osnews.com/story/21949/Symbian_S60_UI_is_dead

I recall that they used to have some kind of license as well, but I think it's not relevant anymore.

Edited 2009-08-06 08:29 UTC

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