WAP Reality Check

Fouad, Tarek
September 2000
Wireless Week;09/04/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 36, p49
Trade Publication
Suggests that Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) must be allowed to go through its development cycle. Suggestion for realizing the full potential capability of WAP; Impetus for the evolution of WAP; Reason for the slow adoption of WAP in Europe.


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