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Nokia will ignore Symbian 2 in favour of Symbian 3, a Nokia executive has said, before rolling out Symbian 4 less than six months later. Why not simply skip straight to Symbian 4 and have done with it, we wonder? Because Symbian 3 and Symbian 2, for all their integer version numbers, essentially add features to the immediately …

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Anonymous Coward

Not skipped completely

But the Nokia N97 and N97 mini effectively run Symbian^2 with their latest firmware. So the ^2 codebase isn't exactly being skipped altogether....

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How about...

...not having the system memory as somewhere you install the default apps to so that when the phone screws up and installs to C: you don't run out of heap?

Monkeys.

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FAIL

@Paul, how about...

learning the difference between flash memory (C:) and RAM (heap)?

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@Paul, how about...

In defence of Paul, the error message that comes up when the C: drive becomes full is something like "out of memory". Which invariably leads to users (we're an app development firm) reporting memory leak bugs, when in fact you just need to get them to store the data on the memory card.

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