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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject RE: ASC 2.0 and Falcon
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:42:27 GMT
> How much of Adobe's LLVM based iOS AOT source is open? (if any)

None, and I would bet that it will stay that way.

- Gordon


-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Newman [mailto:CaptainN@unFocus.com] 
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2012 8:02 AM
To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: ASC 2.0 and Falcon

On 10/18/12 7:28 PM, Gordon Smith wrote:
> Yes, the community has to figure out what the essence of Flex really is. To me, it's
an rapid-development application framework, the combination of a procedural language with
a declarative language, and a widely-deployed runtime that can support RIAs. The runtime of
the future for RIAs seems to be native code for mobile devices and HTML/Javascript for browser
apps. The best procedural language is anything that can be compiled to these runtimes. MXML
is a perfectly good declarative language for UIs.

Maybe the real discussion should be less about supporting AVM3 and more about supporting a
native compile framework - something like haXe NME maybe (already open source). How much of
Adobe's LLVM based iOS AOT source is open? (if any)

http://www.haxenme.org/

For Javascript, there's already Jangaroo (open source):
http://www.jangaroo.net/home/

Kevin N.


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