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From Carlos Rovira <carlos.rov...@codeoscopic.com>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] AMF support
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:56:27 GMT
Hi Alex,

I already contact James and he said:

" Feel free to take anything you want from that code.  :)"

regarding IE8 vx AMF.... that's no color! hehe I'll be dropping IE8 right
now! ;)

As I said IMO Flex is more about AMF than a concrete browser (more if we
're talking about IE8), is huge benefit for our use base to be able to deal
with a RemoteObject JS implementation that loose that concrete version of

2014-03-18 18:41 GMT+01:00 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>:

> Last time I looked into it, a true AMF implementation required ByteArray
> and thus IE8 wouldn't support it.  Is there really a practical, performant
> polyfill for IE8?  How fast are the modern browser ByteArray
> implementations?
> Otherwise, I was thinking that AMF would not be supported in all FlexJS
> configs.  If you require IE8 you would have to give up on AMF.  If you can
> deploy only to newer browsers then you can use it.
> This is the version I would start with:
> https://github.com/jamesward/JSAMF/blob/master/web/web/amf.js
> mainly because he's a former Flex evangelist.  If it works perfectly, we
> can just make it a dependency as I think the license is Category A (needs
> verification).  If we need to modify it, it might be better to ask James
> if he wants to donate it.
> Anyway, I haven't done any work on AMF at all so feel free if you have
> time.
> -Alex
> On 3/18/14 10:26 AM, "Carlos Rovira" <carlosrovira@apache.org> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >today a thread in linked in about FlexJS pointed to AMF support. I've been
> >making some search and there's some projects out there in google code and
> >github that brings support for AMF protocol in javascript. For me it's
> >clear that Flex without AMF will not be Flex ;)
> >
> >I'd want to ask here if we could incorporate some of this libraries (I see
> >a ByteArray JS implementation as well) like other js like closure, jslint
> >etc.... what you use to check to add a dependency? should we contact the
> >author? If we find a license other than Apache 2.0 should we desestimate
> >the adoption?
> >
> >Thanks for your thoughts
> >
> >--
> >Carlos Rovira
> >http://about.me/carlosrovira

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