Re: [NTLK] Idea: Newton Widget ~= Newton on iPhone?

From: Thomas Brand (T2) <>
Date: Sat Jun 02 2007 - 07:17:53 EDT

I am hoping this is a joke.

Thomas Brand (T2)

> Follow my logic:
> The iPhone has Safari,
> Safari is powered by WebKit,
> WebKit also powers the OS X Dashboard,
> Dashboard widgets are made out of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript,
> Apple released an entire Widget development tool called DashCode,
> DashCode widgets can do lots of very interesting things,
> JavaScript is the one programing language that Apple could use to
> prevent runaway apps
> Runaway and other bad apps are a priority for Apple to prevent on
> the iPhone.
> Therefore:
> If someone makes a Newton Emulation Widget that works in the
> Dashboard (or even just simulates the interface) that person will
> have achieved the holy grail of getting the Newton interface on an
> updated Apple handheld device.
> Just a thought,

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