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From Alain Ekambi <jazzmatad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ROADMAP] What is next?
Date Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:31:17 GMT
4.8 does not have FABridge support ?
That s really bad ....

2012/7/25 Keith Sutton <keith@spoon.as>

> With the successful release of 4.8.0-incubating it would be timely to have
> a discussion/consensus around the priorities going forward.
>
> A couple of fundamental factors should be considered in this discussion:
>
>    1) Adobe resources are not indefinite and from statements made early
>    in the year it is possible they may no longer be available within
>    6+/- months (plan for the worst case). Once these resources are gone
>    it will be significantly harder to access/transition code assets;
>
>    2) Successful open source projects/communities are commercially
>    viable, as much as open source is about cool technologies and code
>    it is also about having the resources to do what they want for as
>    long as they want;
>
>    3) Within the Fortune 1000 companies which has the greater installed
>    base and therefore need for support/transition - Flex 3;
>
>    4) This is not a typical open source project that grows over time,
>    this is a commercially viable product with a significant customer
>    base and ecosystem, Apache Flex does not have the luxury of time as
>    organizations wrestle with the decisions in the 6-12 months over
>    Flex versus HTML5/JS/CSS (hope is not a roadmap).
>
> After gleaning through emails and blog posts the following is a list of
> potential things-to-do-next (please identify anything needing
> addition/deletion). When considering what is a priority, ask yourself 'is
> this essential to Apache Flex success beyond the next 6-12 months':
>
>    1) 4.6 ViewStack
>    2) 4.6 Accordion
>    3) 4.6 DateField
>    4) 4.6 DataChooser
>    5) 4.6 Enhanced DataGrid
>    6) 4.6 missing automation libraries
>    7) 4.6 missing fabridge
>    8) 4.6 missing flash-integration
>    9) 4.6 missing samples
>    10) 4.6 missing embedded font support
>    11) 3.x Flex SDK
>    12) Flex compiler source code
>    13) BlazeDS/BlazeDS.NET
>    14) TLF
>    15) Gravity
>    16) FXG
>    17) Squiggles
>    18) OSMF
>
> Notes:
> Falcon and Falcon JS are not on the list until Q4 2012 and beyond
> Adobe "Not be contributing the AIR for Linux SDK, LCDS, or LCCS to Apache"
> Adobe "will ensure that the Adobe Flex SDK 4.6 and prior will be supported
> in future versions of Flash Player and AIR
> Adobe "plans to maintain support for Flex projects in updates to Flash
> Builder 4.x"
>

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