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From Jeffry Houser <>
Subject Re: Actionscript 4 compatibility
Date Tue, 22 May 2012 14:31:55 GMT

  Do you realize that the Apache Flex team has no control, or input, 
into the creation, or evolution, of the ActionScript language?

  We may be able to perform some "magic" using compiler hooks to rewrite 
our code, but we won't be able to change the underlying language.

  Unless you want to talk about writing / adding such compiler hooks; I 
suggest you take your conversation of ActionScript 4 to the Adobe forums.

On 5/22/2012 10:00 AM, James Ong wrote:
> Andreas has blog a wishlist for AS4
> While I come to think if I have a great idea, why not implement "Functional
> programming" along with imperative language
> similar to Scala?
> In fact, I've been wishing that Adobe could overhaul their AS4 syntax to
> adopt half of Scala style to produce cleaner code,
> reduce boilerplate and to become a better programmer, in turn, we can
> acquire the Scala knowledge easily and leverage
> enormous power with existing Java libraries.

Jeffry Houser
Technical Entrepreneur
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