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From Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicho...@spoon.as>
Subject Re: [POLL] - Must Flex 5 be a complete rewrite or can flex code base be re-architectured?
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:39:46 GMT
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Hordur Thordarson <hordur@lausn.is> wrote:

> There are only two visible deployment options going forward, Adobe's VM or
> HTML.  Both have plusses and minuses and my view is that HTML has many more
> minuses, at least currently, and I just don't see that changing in the near
> future.  When the browser vendors can't even agree on basic things like
> video playback, sound playback, socket support and more, I don't see HTML
> becoming a replacement for Flash player/AIR.  It is more likely that Flash
> player/Air tech dies and we'll be left with only HTML.  At which point I'll
> find myself another career ;-)
How do you figure that?  I see that as two options, only if you consider
the browser as an output.  When you consider that a majority of Flex
applications are now targeting AIR as a way to get to native execution on
mobile, tablet, television and the desktop there is a lot more you can

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