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From Clint Modien <cl...@vectorscape.com>
Subject Re: ASC 2.0 and Falcon
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:04:29 GMT
This obviously begs the question… does Adobe plan on donating any changes to ASC 2.0 back
to Apache Flex?

On Oct 15, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Thibault Imbert <timbert@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> 
> Yes, we wanted to give you access to the compiler as soon as possible so
> we decided to donate the final version of the compiler (aka Falcon) with
> Flex (MXML) support that you guys could contribute to it and shape Falcon
> the way Flex developers decide to.
> 
> ASC 2.0 purpose was gaming focused, hence why we decided to pursue the
> development on our side. Given that its audience today is different we
> don't want to have gaming requirements for the compiler get in the way of
> requirements from Flex developers.
> 
> Thibault Imbert | sr. product manager gaming (Graphics, Language, VM,
> Compiler) | Monocle | adobe systems
> gaming.adobe.com <http://gaming.adobe.com/> | bytearray.org
> <http://bytearray.org/> | @thibault_imbert
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 10/15/12 3:20 PM, "labriola@digitalprimates.net"
> <labriola@digitalprimates.net> wrote:
> 
>>> Yes, ASC 2.0 is essentially a fork of Falcon. (More accurately, Falcon
>>> was branched off back in the summer and the packages were renamed from
>>> com.adobe.flash to org.apache.flex.) As far >as I know, I'll be
>>> integrating these bugfixes into Falcon at some point.
>> 
>> So, essentially, adobe donated a snap shot in time of falcon and is
>> continuing development in a closed source manner. Is this accurate?
>> 
>> Mike
>> 
> 


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