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From Jesse Nicholson <ascensionsyst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Let's talk about Flex 5
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:53:49 GMT
You made it clear you're in maintenance mode and that this project is
actually for corporate interest when you told me to hush and not use words
that might upset adobe customers. I think the broken piece of garbage mail
unsubscribe function might work this time (3rd time), so I probably won't
see your response. Have fun guys. 700 likes on facebook in 3 years, I can
see your project is going places.

On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 6:51 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> On 12/9/14, 2:56 PM, "Jesse Nicholson" <ascensionsystems@gmail.com> wrote:
> >Okay so,
> >
> >"you may have missed folks who occasionally ask if, for example Flash
> >Player version N is going to stop running their existing Flex apps.  These
> >folks can have significant investments in large code bases and it would be
> >very stressful and expensive from them to have to rush to get off of Flash
> >for some other HTML/JS solution."
> >
> >Right, Adobe's customers are watching and we don't want to upset them.
> Whether they continue to buy from Adobe or not, no sense making statements
> that aren’t completely true and make folks worry more than they need to.
> >
> >2 points here. So Adobe isn't investing to make the platform that this
> >framework relies on to compete with modern development, which is moving to
> >web-framework for everything. But, it's not "dead". So, it's maintaining.
> OK, from the perspective of a web-apps platform, it could be fair to say
> that Flash is in “maintenance”.  And that means it is fine to continue use
> it.  The new features for web-apps should come from the Flex community,
> and less so the runtime.  But for sure, the Flash Player team continues to
> make improvements in each release though, just not focused on web-apps.
> >Hmm, well. This effort is dead. Oh oops, sorry, it's very much alive, if
> >by
> >alive you mean maintaining the software to keep adobe's clients happy.
> >Take
> >care guys.
> I think it is pretty clear that Flex is not in maintenance mode.  And
> positive attitudes will enable us to get more done.
> -Alex

Jesse Nicholson

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