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From Jeffry Houser <jef...@dot-com-it.com>
Subject Re: Suggestion : Adopt a package manager like Ruby Gems for Flex as a first class citizen of the SDK
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:10:34 GMT
On 7/12/2012 6:16 AM, John Fletcher wrote:
> 2012/7/10 Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com>:
>>   Unless I'm mistaken the original request was to integrate
>> http://projectsprouts.org/ into the Flex SDK.  And someone else stated that
>> Project Sprouts has a Ruby Dependency, which seems to be true based on the
>> web site.  I have strong reservations about adding something into the Flex
>> SDK that has a dependency to any server side platform.
> Just to clarify something, Ruby is not a server side platform. It's a
> programming language. You can run it on any computer. To run it, you
> need to install the ruby interpreter (and some more stuff if you want
> Gems). This probably doesn't really affect your point, but since
> you've stated it twice now it's worth clarifying. Perhaps a more
> correct statement would be "I have strong reservations about adding
> something into the Flex SDK that has a dependency on any other
> language or toolset."

  It does not affect my point.  But, as I understood it; most people use 
Ruby today for the server-side of a web site (or other application).  I 
can install any given application server on my local machine, that 
doesn't make it less of a server..

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