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From James Ong <yanlile...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex suggestion - dumping SWF support in favor of HTML5 - listen to Steve
Date Sun, 29 Jan 2012 12:50:29 GMT
It like asking the community to dump Java support in favour of PHP.

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Anand Vardhan <mail@anandvardhan.com> wrote:
> Can something like swiffy be introduced.
> http://googlecode.blogspot.com/2011/06/swiffy-convert-swf-files-to-html5.html?spref=fb
>
>
> Cheers,
> Anand Vardhan (+91 956-1818-960)
> Adobe Certified Expert,Flex 3.0 & AIR
> Adobe Certified Developer, Flex 2.0
> www.AnandVardhan.com
> www.linkedin.com/in/anandvardhan
> “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” -Steve Jobs
>
>
>
> 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 glad to get rid of an outdated technology in favor of the future proof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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