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From Greg Lafrance <glafra...@ipass.com>
Subject Re: Asset / i18n resource management improvements
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:21:18 GMT
Its possible you might "localize" an image, sound file, video file, css,
etc. Strings only is so 1990's :-)

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Gordon Smith <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:

> > 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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