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From Jeffry Houser <>
Subject Re: Flex -> HTML, Linux and time to say goodbye?
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:36:55 GMT
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
UI Flex Components: Tested! Supported! Ready!
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