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Well, J2ME is a self-contained, micro-device development environment. If the application only used a handheld, only J2ME is required.
Quite often those questions involve a micro device, and some wording that indicates the data submitted by the micro-device will be read or used by a desktop application, which then precipitates the need for J2SE.