[maemo-developers] Android Vs. Maemo

From: Martin Grimme martin.grimme at gmail.com
Date: Wed Nov 14 14:45:54 EET 2007
>From what I have read somewhere, Google is going to opensource Dalvik.


2007/11/14, Claes H <claesatwork at gmail.com>:
> On Nov 14, 2007 9:35 AM, Martin Grimme <martin.grimme at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Nokia already fulfilled our wishes for Flash 9, Mozilla-based
> webbrowser,
> > swap-space, SDHC support, hw keyboard, GPS, Xcomposite, Bluetooth audio,
> so
> > why not Java and OpenGL as well? I'm confident that at least OpenGL on
> maemo
> > is not far away. :)
> It turns out that Android does not execute Java bytecode at all, but
> its own (so far proprorietary) bytecode format that is compiled from
> Java source code. So a JVM on Maemo would not be able to execute
> Android apps - only the Dalvik VM (part of Android) can do that.
> Neither can Dalvik execute regular Java apps.
> Claes
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