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From Roland Zwaga <rol...@stackandheap.com>
Subject Re: Project Goshawk [was Time for an Apache Flex compiler.]
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:23:43 GMT
>
> "To facilitate supporting multiple targets, Goshawk will not generate SWC
> library files as
> they can only be used by a compiler targetting SWFs. Instead, the
> language-agnostic parsetree
> generated by the ANTLR front-end will be used as a library file format.
> This may be
> stored in XML, JSON on binary format subject to future experimentation on
> the best storage
> form."


Supporting the generation of SWC's shouldn't be too hard, a SWC is just a
catalog.xml
file and a SWF file zipped into a single archive with a .swc extension. So
this should
be quite easy to implement as an optional target. Its basically a SWF
target with an
extra bit of post-processing.

Roland

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