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From Left Right <olegsivo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Language Reference Online Materials
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 18:24:46 GMT
I'm with Spolsky on this one: I.e. I think it's too tedious to re-read the
entire conversation preceding this message in every message, but I didn't
know there are such rules. I'm sorry if I violated them.

AIR on Linux is no longer supported, but it has never existed for amd64
architecture. The only variant there was for i386. If you wanted to use it
on amd64, you'd need to hack your system to install 32-bit compatibility
libraries with analogous of their 64-bit counterparts. This had a tendency
of breaking other things... There has never been an official Linux package
for AIR for any kind of Linux. The thing that existed was a collection of
several binaries and a long list of DIY instructions for installing it.
The "tested" versions of AIR target Linux releases which are no longer
supported, for instance, the version targeting Ubuntu is for Ubuntu 9.04
(current version is 11.10, but 12.04 is also available). The 10.04 will no
longer be maintained in about a year from now and 9.04 is not maintained
for about two years already. So finding the corresponding libnss and other
SSL-related libraries of the proper version is increasingly difficult.
Given you have no source code, the program is practically dead today.
Finally, I don't know what version is required for CHC to run because the
AIR web installer simply won't launch for me, and there's no other way to
get it.

Best.

Oleg

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> Oleg, you have a reputation for writing verbosely and writing often.
>  Please
> respect the Apache protocol of leaving snippets of what you are replying
> to.
>
>
> On 3/21/12 10:15 AM, "olegsivokon@gmail.com" <olegsivokon@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I didn't like it - that's true, besides, I can't even use it, since
> there's
> > no AIR for Linux,
> By "no AIR for Linux", are you implying that app required Air 2.7 or 3 or
> whatever?
>
> > Imagine, once we have Flex
> > documentation under control and decide to remove some functions this
> > application depends on - what happens then? Will angry Adobe community
> > stalk us and demand that we put it back? Or will Adobe just put up with
> the
> > changes / have their own version?
> The Adobe community will continue to use the one they have. If Apache Flex
> is missing something I expect the community to tell us and others in the
> community to respond if they can.  Popular requests will likely get served.
>
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>
>

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