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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: s:Spacer (was Re: Missing Spark components)
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 17:30:21 GMT

On 3/1/12 7:47 AM, "Michael A. Labriola" <>

> Or, in the Flex 4 model, you can but an empty rectangle in the 'space' that
> you need. It doesn't carry the weight of a whole component and is much more
> performant. I wouldn┬╣t object if you wanted to have a graphical element which
> just was used for spacing. It's not ideal in my opinion but I get the reason.
> Having a whole component with all of that overhead and a lifecycle just to
> space something out though is really wasteful
I wouldn't be opposed to a subclass of s:Rect called s:Spacer if folks think
it will help with migration and learning curves.  Same for s:Line to

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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