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From Christophe Herreman <christophe.herre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Painful story...
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:52:31 GMT
Hi Rick,

I was merely mentioning Flex vs HTML as the undertone of the original
message. The various technologies should indeed be discussed and considered
together, preferably on a separate list if not directly related to the
development of the Flex SDK itself.

regards,
Christophe

2012/6/15 Rick Winscot <rick.winscot@gmail.com>

> Christophe - what of Falcon and the onus it places on the future of the
> Flex SDK? This is not a story of HTML vs Flex... it's about their
> interdependency and maturity. I don't think that it would be wise to
> conceptually place these two technologies into separate buckets at this
> point. Just sayin'
>
> On Friday, June 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Christophe Herreman wrote:
>
> > I agree that we should not silence people that want to discuss HTML vs
> Flex
> > as we can only benefit from these discussions. However, this is the
> > flex-dev list, intended for people who are actively working on the Flex
> SDK
> > code. I would encourage everyone to check the flex-users list for
> > discussions like the current one so the the focus of this list can stay
> on
> > the SDK itself.
> >
> > http://incubator.apache.org/flex/mailing-lists.html
> >
> > regards,
> > Christophe
> >
> > 2012/6/15 Doug McCune <doug@dougmccune.com (mailto:doug@dougmccune.com)>
> >
> > > >
> > > > Your experiences / pains on building HTML apps has no place here. Nor
> > > > does a debate on the merits of HTML/JavaScript Frameworks.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I've said it before and I'll repeat it again. This is so very not
> true. As
> > > a community, as a project, as a technology, Flex absolutely is fighting
> > > tooth and nail against the migration of developers to an HTML/JS
> stack. A
> > > proper understanding of the difficulties of layout in HTML is relevant
> for
> > > multiple reasons, including:
> > >
> > > 1) understanding how the simplicity of Flex layouts compare to HTML (or
> > > other stacks) is important when Flex developers debate the merits of
> > > various options. The Apache Flex community needs to be concerned not
> only
> > > with the technical aspects of Apache Flex, but also with the marketing
> side
> > > of things to give developers the ammunition needed to sell Flex as the
> > > right choice for a project.
> > >
> > > 2) since there is an interest in this community in converting MXML/AS
> into
> > > HTML/JS, the implications of how difficult mimicking Flex layouts in
> HTML
> > > is an important topic
> > >
> > > Now, I agree that the community should be fairly laser-focused *right
> now*
> > > on shipping an initial release. But that doesn't mean we should tell
> people
> > > to not discuss HTML-related topics. They are relevant and they are
> > > important to the future of this project.
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Christophe Herreman
> > http://www.herrodius.com
> > http://www.springactionscript.org
> > http://www.as3commons.org
> >
> >
>
>
>


-- 
Christophe Herreman
http://www.herrodius.com
http://www.springactionscript.org
http://www.as3commons.org

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