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From Peter Elst <peter.e...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Falcon compiler source code / Falcon architecture
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:18:30 GMT
> The version of FB that integrates Falcon will not be designed to use a
> different version of Falcon for different versions of the SDK.  This is
> different than today, where FB uses the MXMLC from the SDK version for your
> project.
>
> This has some interesting implications.  One is that we can't keep rolling
> out new versions of Falcon without factoring in backward compatible MXML
> code-gen for older SDKs.  Another is that, if you muck with the language,
> the code-intelligence in FB will break or at minimum, won't be able to
> assist in those new language constructs.



Am I reading it right that this means FB is pretty much useless as an IDE
if Falcon isn't aligned with Apache Flex SDK releases?

If so, sounds like this could be serious a bottleneck for getting releases
out.

- Peter

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