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Old 14-06-2010, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by buster View Post
Not true. Each Symbian app can be designed to do what the programmers chooses when sent to the background. If it is convenient for the app to continue doing what it was doing when in the foreground, then that's just what it does, without being prevented from doing so by the OS. I agree that the iOS4 approach is an improvement on no multi-tasking at all, but it still fails to do something that Symbian has been doing for, well, forever really.

I'm sure that there will be numerous use cases where the iOS4 approach is still too limited; this is not being a zealot, it's being realistic....
Have you read the fact sheet on iOS4 and how it will handle multi-tasking? By your answers it does not appear you know exactly what you are talking about in this regard.