Java News from Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Vodafone and Nokia have released JSR 248: Mobile Service Architecture

The MSA Specification is a Java architecture definition that describes the essential Java client components of an end-to-end wireless environment. The MSA Specification defines a set of Java ME technologies and shows how these technologies have to be correctly integrated in a mobile device to create an optimal mobile Java platform. As a normative specification, the MSA Specification produces compatibility requirements that are reflected in the MSA TCK. Service and content providers can use the MSA Specification as a guideline for application development and can benefit from better application portability between different MSA compliant implementations.

This spec pulls together: