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From Rick Winscot <>
Subject Re: my suggestions
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 18:10:24 GMT
Some of this has already been done...

SWF File Format Specification v10 ( open specification )

Tamarin Project ( ActionScript Virtual Machine source )

IMO - Adobe is doing quite a bit to give us 'bigger, stronger, and faster' webs with Flash
_and_ HTML5. The 'bumps in the road' we are feeling have more to do with fragmentation in
standards brought on by the plethora of browser providers.

Why can't we all just get along?  

Rick Winscot

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Raju Bitter wrote:

> 2012/1/10 Csomák Gábor < (>:
> > 1) we have to work together with Adobe, and help the press recognize that
> > Flash is not the devil's tool.
> > Media is talking about the death of Flash, etc.. because stupid designers
> > calculate filters 24 fps in runtime. We have to convince the media,
> > therefore the people, that Flash is good.
> >  
> I'd say that it would be better to
> a) either open up Flash, or at least provide an open source
> implementation of an AVM
> b) help the rest of the world to improve JavaScript VMs and open
> standards to support what Flash is supporting today
> Apache Software Foundation & Flash: Not sure that the ASF should help
> Adobe market a proprietary plug-in. If Adobe would have been able to
> improve Flash's performance equally to the performance improvements we
> have seen in the Java world, I'd say that Flash is good. Instead I'd
> say that Flash is - in some areas - better suited to solve some
> problems we are facing in modern web applications. But the future is
> JavaScript/HTML5 - which even Adobe has admitted.
> - Raju  

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