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From Stephane Beladaci <adobeflexengin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex suggestion - dumping SWF support in favor of HTML5 - listen to Steve
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2012 02:00:45 GMT
This post is a brillant example of Apple's brain washing power! If you
listen to Steve Jobs then you contribute to the spreading of a disease
that will do nothing but cripple the industry. Apple does not push
HTML5 because it is better, they push it because it does not exists
and can easily be patented and crippled (see W3C public statement
saying it is very sad when they have to go after one of their own
member for patent abuse, see also HTML5 bugs related to audio / video
in Safari marked "not to be fixed" by executive order, that is Apple
execs ordering Safari engineers not to fix audio/video bug with HTML5
on Safari to protect iOS.


On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Cem Samira
<cem.1985.samira@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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 glad to get rid of an outdated technology in favor of the future proof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.
>
> As Steve Jobs said: "Sometimes people call us crazy when we get rid of
> things like the floppy disk on the original iMac ... But sometimes you just
> have to pick the right technology ... Flash is waning ... HTML5 is on the
> ascendency".
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPb9eRNyIrQ&noredirect=1
>
> The whole discussion here is centered around proprietary Adobe technology,
> and soon Apache will feel like an extension of the Adobe marketing.
>
> 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.
>
> - Cem

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