Is your point that different people can be wrong in different ways? Most
users can at least point to a web browser if you say web app. Even if they
don't know what the hypertext transfer protocol is, there's not much room
for interpretation.

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Trevor Perry <trevor@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

My whole point was to show that the term 'web app' means different things
different people. I agree wholeheartedly with your note, and I find it
sometimes difficult to educate "IT managers" in that.

Again, sorry I forgot the <irony> tag..

On 7/25/08 12:35 PM, "Adam Glauser" <adamglauser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Trevor Perry wrote:
connects using wireless technology to the web, then to your network,
then to
your i. Without the web, the iPhone cannot see your i... Hence, 5250 for
iPhone is a web app! :-)

Internet <> web! Maybe this is where some of the confusion is coming
from. When you say 'web app', most people (correctly) assume you are
talking about an application with interface its displayed by a browser
and communication via HTTP.

Also, when David posted the note from the Mochasoft guy about
"applications requiring keyboard input", I think he was trying to say
'keyboard input on the iPhone is not as nice as a laptop' rather than
'uh-oh, we might not be able to use this for data entry'.

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