JIL Unified Apps Environment

gsmamobilebusiness.gifI came across an article ‘Operators call for unified apps environment’

"Operator keynotes at this morning’s GSMA Mobile Asia Congress called for an end to disparate application environments and hailed the Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) initiative as a potential saviour."

"Citing examples of application stores from the likes of Apple, Nokia, RIM and Android. We need to find a way to eliminate these islands."

They think JIL (a widget platform) can be (or could be) functional equivalent to a native (or Java) application on these platforms. They think they can eliminate other platforms. How naive.