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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject RE: What to expect from FalconJS
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:07:50 GMT
> I don't think LLVM is involved in Falcon or FalconJS.

That's correct.

- Gordon

-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com] 
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2012 9:47 PM
To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: What to expect from FalconJS

On 11/17/12 9:17 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> On 11/17/12 9:14 PM, "Nicholas Kwiatkowski" <nicholas@spoon.as> wrote:
>> Kevin,
>> I'm pretty sure that is what the existing compiler pretty much is.  I 
>> know they have mentioned LLMV being involved, but I'm not sure to 
>> what point (I'm not experienced with this compiler myself...)
> I could be wrong, but I don't think LLVM is involved in Falcon or FalconJS.
> It think it may be used in captive runtime so that may be why you 
> associated it with the compiler.  But that stuff is in the AIR SDK and not in Apache.
Or maybe it is used in Alchemy.  But I don't think it is used in AS3->SWF or
>> -Nick
>> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Kevin Newman <CaptainN@unfocus.com> wrote:
>>> I don't know much about compilers, or about how much work it'll be, 
>>> but that's my question.
>>> How much work would writing an AS3 front end for LLVM be? I imagine 
>>> it's a lot of work.
>>> Adobe did it with ABC bytecode, so it seems it should be 
>>> theoretically possible (if a lot of work). There are backends for a 
>>> bunch of stuff in LLVM, including one for javascript.
>>> Kevin N.
>>> On 11/17/2012 1:01 PM, s├ębastien Paturel wrote:
>>>> "how can you cross compile AS3 to native code"

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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