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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Have Adobe ever published a list of what they are giving to Apache?
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 07:07:53 GMT



On 1/12/12 10:07 PM, "Stephane Beladaci" <adobeflexengineer@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I did not know Adobe Flex will continue to be available, do we know
> for how long and what is the purpose of Adobe keeping Adobe Flex
> around? I am sure the people in charge of the Adobe Flex page will be
> supportive and I do not mind dealing with a temporary confusion as
> long as that confusion as a time expiration and is not motivated by
> weird corporate agenda. I would definitely be more confortable about
> it if I knew more about the reasons Adobe keeps the product.
Because Adobe wants to support its enterprise customers as best as possible
in the current environment.  These customers have spent significant money on
support contracts and Adobe will currently only certify and support code it
has built and tested itself.

Plus, Adobe just released 4.6.  It wouldn't make sense to pull it off the
market, especially without an Apache release to even compare it to.

The Apache Flex project will not be successful unless the releases are of
high enough quality that those customers are willing to move to it.  Let's
make it happen.

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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