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From Angelo Lazzari <angelo.lazz...@redtulp.com>
Subject Re: Attention: Alex Harui. Acquire Flash Player
Date Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:54:06 GMT
+1 Om!

I think the main "question" is: will flash live "forever" to permit our
apps to stay up & running forever too?

I can somehow accept flash stops improve his features but i need flash
still be available for a long time to permit our clients to use their apps.

Angelo

El sáb., 22 ago. 2015 a las 9:44, OmPrakash Muppirala (<bigosmallm@gmail.com>)
escribió:

> Can't we use both?  Why pick one and kill the other one?
>
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 11:59 PM, Me.Com <andrei@leapingbytes.net> wrote:
>
> > Flash used to be the only game in town. Now, there is nothing that Flash
> > can do which could not be done by JS. Maybe if Adobe open source Flash
> > Player… the community can resolve all the security and performance issues
> > that Flash is synonymous with… but it will require time… and it still
> will
> > not answer the fundamental question - why bother?  Yes… there are number
> of
> > Flash applications which some company rely on… but no one can argue that
> > there are enough of these to justify keeping flash around.  Sorry… if
> your
> > business relies on flash… you will get burn.  Better accept it ASAP and
> > develop plan B.
> >
> > --
> > Me.Com
> > Sent with Airmail
> >
> > On August 21, 2015 at 19:36:05 , core000 (kaushal.shah05@gmail.com)
> wrote:
> >
> > Alex, let me first say that I commend you and your team on the effort on
> > maturing the FlexJS platform. However, from watching the videos from you
> > and your team on the overview and progress of Flex JS, the tone sounds
> one
> > of defeat. e.g. "transitioning to Flex JS will not convert all the AS
> > code, but atleast you do not have to do everything from scratch in JS".As
> > the mention of Flash on the Adobe site gets more rare each time I visit,
> I
> > don't see where Flash plays in Adobe's strategy anymore. Suggestion 1:
> > Why not convince Adobe to make the Flash Player open source and hand it
> > over
> > to Apache? I'm not sure why they would want to hold on to it. I own a
> tech
> > firm in NYC and all of my platforms that I build for my clients are in
> > Flex,
> > which they are thrilled about. Having to wait for Flex JS to mature and
> > semi-learning a new language does not seem the best way forward.
> Acquiring
> > Flash Player will ensure that the plugin consistently is patched (like
> OSX,
> > Windows,IOS, Android) and let us continue to mature our current
> > apps.Suggestion 2: From the time in 2011 when Steve Jobs attacked Flash,
> > it's been down hill for the Flex platform. Recently, you have Facebook
> > asking for the death to Flash. Why would they want something that their
> > platform does not even depend on to be decommissioned? And Kevin Lynch,
> > the father of Flash from Macromedia, now works at Apple. I sense
> something
> > fishy is going on. Also, my team and I have also researched HTML5/JS.
> > Besides a few good libraries like D3.js, I'm not sure what the hype is
> > about. Most of the features are not available in all browsers, JS
> > libraries pop up and die out, and the look and feel (e.g. jQuery) is
> > outdated. It feels like the 90's all over again. We must put effort in
> > socializing Flash/Flex benefits again. Perhaps having Flex vs. HTML5
> sites
> > up to showcase how far ahead of the game Flex is.I'm confident that many
> in
> > the Flex community are concerned that any day Flash Player will be
> > decommissioned and that will put most of us (many in huge corporations)
> in
> > a
> > bind. Adobe seems to be a company that can buckle under pressure.What are
> > your (and the community here) thoughts? Thanks,Core000
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > View this message in context:
> >
> http://apache-flex-users.2333346.n4.nabble.com/Attention-Alex-Harui-Acquire-Flash-Player-tp11010.html
> > Sent from the Apache Flex Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
> >
>

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