.NET Compact Framework v1 revisited

It’s always amazing what you find when you trawl through your unread emails.  Normally I’m pretty good at reading and processing those emails that need immediate attention, which is why this email got passed over until now (only a week or so old).  The innovative team over at Red FIVE Labs have ported a version of the .NET Compact Framework v1 to the Symbian OS.  How cool is that! You can now run your applications, apparently “without change”.  Although there are a number of conditions that are layed out in the FAQ – such as in v1 they are really only targeting smartphone style devices and there is no support for SQL Server CE (since this is clearly a native win mobile application)