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From Csomák Gábor <csom...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: my suggestions
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:46:40 GMT
sorry for starting a flame war. i just meant, that if flash really dies
(what is the purpose of the media), flex also. recreating it in javascript
is not an option.
i meant we need to show, that there is place for both flash and html5. the
two things is completely different. html5 has a canvas tag. so what? flash
has a webview component.
but if the people hear every day that flash is dead, they won't pay for a
flash ria, even if it would be faster, better, cheaper.  please don't take
it as an offense, i'm not fighting, it was my toughs. I'm young, so i can
be wrong :)

peace.

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Raju Bitter <rajubitter@googlemail.com>wrote:

> > This project should not, in my opinion, focus on the actual runtime
> except for the very specific cases
> > were it is absolutely necessary. I say that we deal with issues
> regarding runtime and language when
> > they appear letting the community decide how to best deal with them.
> Don't really agree with you here. Even Adobe started investigating
> JavaScript generation out of ActionScript code. If the creator of
> Flex, ActionScript and Flash investigate cross-compilation of
> ActionScript to JavaScript, why should Apache Flex ignore that
> approach?
>
> I see one of the chances of an Apache Flex versus Adobe Flex that the
> community can drive the project into a direction, where an HTML5 based
> runtime for Flex will be created. If you'd rather see that as a
> separate project next to Flex (e.g. Apache Falcon), that's of course
> an option.
>
> Is there any legally binding agreement between Apache Flex and Adobe
> that the company will always provide a runtime environment for Flash
> for the next 3-5 years? If not, Adobe can at any time pull the plug on
> - let's say - desktop browser Flash Player, and only offer AIR/mobile
> App generation out of ActionScript.
>
> Just my thoughts, I'm aware of the fact that quite a few people will not
> agree.
>
> - Raju
>

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