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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject RE: Asset / i18n resource management improvements
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:13:03 GMT
> only Strings. I always found it strange to have Embeds and ClassReferences in .properties
files.

Nobody ever needs to localize an embedded image?

- Gordon


-----Original Message-----
From: Dirk Eismann [mailto:bortsen@googlemail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 12:47 PM
To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: Asset / i18n resource management improvements

Hi Alex,

> IMO, something like an "R" class should not be put into the compiler 
> or the IDE.  The compiler should be as framework agnostic as possible.  
> It is probably possible to create a set of classes that do what R does.

maybe I misuderstand you here, but to get compile time code hinting in an IDE and compile
time checking for resource accesses, I wonder how something like R should be generated then
if not by the compiler?

> How many of you use non-String resources?  A String-only resource 
> system can be so much better optimized than what we have now.  I would 
> love to phase out the current ResourceManager subsystem and replace it 
> with something much smaller and faster.

only Strings. I always found it strange to have Embeds and ClassReferences in .properties
files.

Dirk.

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