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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Web based GUI development environment for Cocoon
Date Mon, 05 Apr 2004 16:25:20 GMT
Le 5 avr. 04, à 18:09, Hunsberger, Peter a écrit :
> ...Anyone know if Flex is even something we could
> really generate (legally) from Cocoon?

This document
says "The first time a user requests HelloWorld.mxml, the server 
compiles the MXML code into Flash bytecode (a SWF file)....

So IIUC, the Flex XML is not sent to the client but rather used by a 
(proprietary) server to build an SWF file.

If this is right, and unless there's an open Flex-to-SWF conversion 
tool, or Flash clients support Flex, we should rather generate SWF 
directly, either improving the existing Spark-based stuff or using 
JGenerator (, apparently distributed under an 
Apache style license).


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