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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: Is FXG a good long term choice for Apache Flex? (was: Financing the Design View AIR App (Was: Re: Design View AIR App))
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:47:46 GMT

On 10/5/12 6:44 AM, "s├ębastien Paturel" <> wrote:

> After Alex mentioned FXG, one important question comes to light:
> should Apache Flex keep use FXG as skining tool?
For now, yes.
> as FXG is tightly linked to Adobe and its tools, can we count on Adobe
> to continue to maintain the use of it? especially in Creative suite tools?
Adobe has made no promises about FXG support into the future.
> by the way, why Adobe chose to use new FXG, instead of SVG? (i bet the
> answer as already been given a few times, sorry for asking again)
I wasn't involved in that decision, but I think I recall overhearing some
discussions about the mapping of SVG to Flash display objects.  FXG files
can be compiled very well into Flash SWF DefineXXX.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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