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From Igor Costa <igorco...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Falcon location
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:12:13 GMT
Gordon

What you think under trunck/falcon ?


Regards
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Igor Costa
www.igorcosta.com
www.igorcosta.org


On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Gordon Smith <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:

> I'd like to start a discussion of where Falcon will live in the Apache
> repository.
>
> The initial donation will be an Eclipse project and Ant scripts for
> building Falcon itself. Later we will donate another Eclipse project and
> Ant scripts for testing Falcon
>
> Although it is Java code, I don't think it should go into trunk/modules
> with the older compiler. It would be confusing to have a bunch of
> subdirectories in trunk/modules, some of which are for the old compiler and
> some of which are for the new compiler. So I propose that the two Falcon
> projects live inside trunk/falcon.
>
> Like the old compiler, Falcon is tied closely to the Flex framework
> because of the semantics of MXML. Therefore, I think Falcon belongs
> initially "inside" Flex, like the old compiler was inside Flex. Eventually,
> it would be interesting to try break many of these dependencies and let
> Falcon become its own project independent of the framework, but I see that
> as longer-term evolution.
>
> - Gordon
>
>

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