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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [MENTORS] Handling Adobe Binaries
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 17:00:26 GMT



On 5/2/12 1:41 AM, "Simon Morvan" <garphy@zone84.net> wrote:

> Le 02/05/2012 10:34, Bertrand Delacretaz a écrit :
>> I think considering them as build tools that people have
>> to download separately is fine for now.
> For what is worth, I think that this denote that the comparison with the
> Java JDK is biased.
> 
> Maybe Java JDK needs build tools to be downloaded separately by the
> developper in order to perform some specific task, but with a vanilla
> JDK, without downloading anything else, you can produce a working 'Hello
> World'.
> 
> Without playerglobal.swc, you can't do anything. Having it to be d/l
> separately from Adobe make the Apache Flex SDK broken by design IMHO and
> dangerously dependent on Adobe future decisions regarding those files.

In looking around other Apache projects I found this [1]:  It appears that
other projects have required JARs from outside the JDK.  At least for Apache
Flex, playerglobal wouldn't also need deployment with the app.

[1] http://ws.apache.org/wsif/requirements.html

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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