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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Flex 4.8.0 - RC3 - build number 1359417 (and Flex has been trademark signed off by Adobe for donation to Apache)
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:25:52 GMT
On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> On 7/13/12 12:07 PM, "Dave Fisher" <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
> ....It is optional, only those wishing to create components for Flex via Flash
> Pro need to use it.
>
>> Is there a reasonable way to for a user to validate this FLA?
> Maybe I don't understand what it means to validate.  If you open the FLA in
> Flash Pro you can see what is in it....

What I meant is: how can a user be assured that that FLA, as binary
file, won't harm their system or contain a trojan or something like
that. Any developer who knows the language can check such things on
source code, whereas it's much harder for binaries - so how about that
particular file?

(again, I'm clueless about the FLA format - if someone can tell me
that such files cannot possibly contain bad stuff I'm fine with that).

-Bertrand

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