[maemo-developers] Scratchbox and maemo development

From: Acadia Secure Networks acadiasecurenets at aol.com
Date: Thu Apr 12 19:05:51 EEST 2007

understood. I would classify what Microsoft has done as a reasonable 
proxy for a whole device emulator, at least for the non-radio parts of a 
mobile device.

Best Regards,


John Holmblad


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mfc at acm.org wrote:
> John, thanks ...
>> another example of a very good ARM emulator is the one that Microsoft has
> created for Windows Mobile SW developers. This emulator has already been
> updated to support WM 6.0 and it can be obtained either as a part of the
> Windows Mobile SDK or, stand alone.  
> ...
>> To my way of thinking, and to the extent it is not already doing so, Nokia
> itself should make the investment to produce/maintain an emulator at least
> for its own Internet Tablet hardware and make this available to this
> community.  For sure they must already have such emulators for their own in
> house mobile handset sw development staff. 
> Just to clarify .. an ARM emulator in itself is not sufficient, however
> excellent.  What makes it really easy to port applications is a
> 'whole-device' emulator such as Palm provided (I recall it was first written
> by a non-Palm developer, which they then bought from him and made it
> in-house; I forget the details).
> Mike

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