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From João Fernandes <joaopedromartinsfernan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: will ever adobe give the flashplayer to the opensource comunity
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 11:49:16 GMT
On 3 February 2012 11:39, filippo dipisa <filippo@dipisa.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm new to the list and wondering if you have ever discuss how to manage
> the fact that Flex is opensource but the Flashplayer isn't ( for my
> knowledge )
> All the others apache project are full opensource and with full control, so
> how this is going to work?
> What's happen if we think that we need to add a new feature to the
> flashplayer like the multithreading support for example, or something that
> needs to be fixed or uptated to the buggy flashplayer?
> I know that Adobe at the beginning has a team dedicated to this transition,
> but what about the future?
> Do we have always to relate to Adobe for any Flashplayer request?
> Thanks for any clarification.
> Filippo
>

Flash player is closed source and will always be so yes, Flex will always
depend on FP till some solution is found to output to another format
besides SWF.

Regarding multi-threading is known that in a near future (mid 2012) it will
be part of Flash Player. Regarding bugs, there is a JIRA project at
http://bugs.adobe.com/flashplayer/


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João Fernandes

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