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From Anand Vardhan <m...@anandvardhan.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex suggestion - dumping SWF support in favor of HTML5 - listen to Steve
Date Sun, 29 Jan 2012 11:51:43 GMT
Can something like swiffy be introduced.
http://googlecode.blogspot.com/2011/06/swiffy-convert-swf-files-to-html5.html?spref=fb


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On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cem Samira [mailto:cem.1985.samira@googlemail.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2012 1:14 PM
> > To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Apache Flex suggestion - dumping SWF support in favor of HTML5
> > - listen to Steve
> >
> > What use is there in supporting a technical very doubtable SWF format
> > compared to the JavaScript VM? With Flash being such a CPU hog, we'd
> > all be
> > glad to get rid of an outdated technology in favor of the future proof
> > JavaScript VM.
> Flash will be the superior technology for building RIAs for several more
> years.  Also Flex apps are well entrenched in many corporate
> infrastructures and they will not be able to migrate anywhere anytime soon.
>  There is a viable community willing to work on Flex on Flash and things to
> do for the forseeable future.
> >
> > I don't see any value in Apache becoming involved with an out-dated
> > technology, and building a large community around a single vendor
> > runtime.
> > This project is  doomed, when you only focus on releasing another Flex
> > 4.6+
> > version supporting Flash Player.
> >
> > So get a team together, and start working on HTML5 support for Flex,
> > anything else will just bring us more frustration with the A* company.
> If you had read the archives, you would have seen that this was already
> discussed and there will be a serious amount of energy invested in
> exploring HTML5 support for Flex.
>
>
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Developer
> Adobe Systems Inc.
> Blog: http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>
>
>

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