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From Stephane Beladaci <>
Subject Re: Petition: Flash Catalyst must survive
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 18:28:03 GMT
What about Spark skinning and performance? Does Spark skinning affects
or not the performance of an application? I personally really like
Spark and tend to prefer skins over lose CSS styling, however I heard
from some colleague that Spark skinning had negative effect on
performance, I was never able to confirm or not.

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Doug McCune <> wrote:
>> I think spark is valid entirely without Fc.
>> The only problem with spark right now is that need urgently to have some
>> core components that today are obsolete in MX.
> Yeah, you and Michael make the point that Spark is a good improvement
> regardless of Fc, and I wasn't really trying to argue that it wasn't. I was
> more lamenting the fact that a large amount of brainpower and man-hours
> went into getting things capable of working with the Fc tooling. Manpower
> that would have been better spent focusing on the core framework (and not
> the Fc tooling considerations) and the component set. When I look at Fc I
> just see a whole lot of wasted energy on all sides (framework engineers,
> Flash Builder engineers, and Fc engineers).

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