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From Charles Monteiro <>
Subject Re: Can Adobe kill Apache Flex
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:41:12 GMT
I am not looking for 100% assurances :) , I've been around too long to
fantasize like that. I just know that when I talk to my clients and now
propose Flex that I am armed with enough arguments to convince them that
its a good move given all the bad press Adobe's move seems to have


On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Arturo Alvarado <>wrote:

> From: "Charles Monteiro" <>
> > thanks for the input, let me put it another way. Adobe can change the
> > runtime anytime they want. They have not made the runtime code accessible
> > to the Apache Flex project. Its within the realm of possibility that they
> > can change something in the runtime that breaks for example current Flex
> > 4.6 apps. Since you don't have the runtime code accessible how will you
> go
> > about fixing the issue.
> Yes, and so can Intel decide to make a new processor line that breaks all
> versions of Windows and MacOS.
> Even if you had access to the runtime code, browser vendors could choose
> to block it.
> Many thing CAN happen, however, what you are suggesting is unlikely.
> If you are looking for an 100% guarantee solution, nothing is guaranteed.
>  It's almost as likely as Apple deciding at any point to make Objective C
> apps no longer compatible with IOS devices, and "force" developers to use,
> ILang (I'll copyright that one).
> Arturo Alvarado

Charles A. Monteiro
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