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From Om <>
Subject Re: Cross-compiling Flex to HTML5/Javascript (Was : Update on Falcon donation)
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:18:04 GMT
On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Michael A. Labriola <> wrote:

> >Whereas with HTML(5) there is nothing in the standard that will let us do
> specialization (via inheritance or composition)  I cannot dream up new
> elements and expect a browser to understand it out of the box.
> In flash player there is nothing but a text field and the ability to make
> some rectangles.... how did we get to Flex?
> Mike
I know it is a rhetorical question, but I'll bite :-)

Flex is compiled ahead of time and we control the compiler.  Whereas with
HTML5, the browser interprets it.  We cannot make changes to HTML5 and
expect all browsers to understand it.


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