[sword-devel] BREW Development?

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Wed Jun 15 00:43:36 MST 2011

Thanks Mike, for following this through. A shame, but can not be helped.


On 15/06/11 07:18, Mike Hart wrote:
> Just to follow up on BREW.  Unlike J2ME apps, Each Application published via
> = BREW is for a single model of phone on a single wireless carrier only.  To
> publish a Bible app on a single model phone on all phone carriers in the US,
> That would be about 20 publications.   Each publication has a certification
> process that runs into the hundreds of dollars.   While I thought I saw
> there was now a 'free' alternative, it appears to be limited to AT&T carrier
> applications only and is about the "prove your background" preliminary steps
> (also over a hundred dollars) and not the publication process. 
> Bottom line, BREW is not an open system, and is not compatible with the
> business model Sword and GoBible operate under (free, Free, FREE.) 
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