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From Dan Pride <danielpr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Flex -> HTML, Linux and time to say goodbye?
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:47:07 GMT
>Because people have no faith in Adobe...

What scares the bejesus out of me is when I remember what happened to all  Flashbuilder beta
apps a couple of years back.

Is my phone going to suddenly go nuts with clients who's apps simultaneously stopped working
cause somebody at adobe to into a twist and pulled the server?

Seriously considering avoiding RSL's for the immediate future,,,

Dan Pride

--- On Mon, 2/27/12, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com> wrote:

> From: Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com>
> Subject: Re: Flex -> HTML, Linux and time to say goodbye?
> To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Monday, February 27, 2012, 8:36 AM
> On 2/27/2012 8:02 AM, David Arno
> wrote:
> > As I'm sure most of you know, Adobe announced last
> Wednesday that they were
> > dumping their support for Flash on Linux.
>  That is inaccurate.  It'll be supported in Chrome; and
> if other browsers implement the new plugin API; those can be
> supported to.
> 
> > For people whose business is
> > selling Flex apps to Linux users, this is of course
> very bad news.
>  Do such people exist?
> 
> > The future of the Flash player for Windows and Mac
> seems as assured as
> > everything can be when dealing with proprietary
> systems. Likewise with Flex
> > on AIR for iOS and Android. So what benefit would there
> be in developing
> > HTML5 targets for these OS's?
> 
>  Because people have no faith in Adobe; and want Flex to
> outlive a dependency on a proprietary runtime.
> 
> -- Jeffry Houser
> Technical Entrepreneur
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