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Q: Is PersonalJava part of J2ME? A: The short answer is yes. For the long answer, we'll refer to Sun's FAQ for J2ME, which states that PersonalJava was the "first Micro Edition technology." Because PersonalJava has been around for a while now, you'll find more products with a version of it installed. But sometime this year (2001), Sun is expected to replace the existing PersonalJava technology - based on Java 1.1 - with a new release based on Java 2, and incorporate it into the J2ME concepts of configuration and profile components. Q: Is all the Java API within J2ME? A: No. Even PersonalJava, which has the most complete coverage of the Standard Edition API, is still just a subset. Q: What is a "midlet"? A: Actually, the correct word is MIDlet. A MIDlet is an application written for the Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP). You might find these on mobile phones, PD... (more)