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From Michael Schmalle <apa...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject Re: [FALCON] It starts with an idea
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:41:15 GMT
Quoting Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl>:

> Hi Mike,
>
> Please don't let too much get lost in translation! I think everyone is
> working towards the same goal here: we want to be able to have a tool that
> allows us to "write once, play everywhere." No-one can (re)build such a
> tool on their own, so we need to work together, each on the part of the
> puzzle that we feel passionate about.
>
> What the others were wondering is if you were going to go "all Android and
> nothing but Android", which you answered: "yes, but I want to build it like
> swiss army knife, able to deliver to any platform. Only, I'm personally
> going to focus on the Android tool on that knife, because that's 'my
> thing'," correct?



Exactly, you should have said it for me. :)



> You seem to be one of the few people that actually understand all this
> stuff, so I'm sure if you build the Android side of things - with the
> 'swiss army knife' in the back of your mind, of course - we can learn from
> that and build towards other platforms from that example.

This is what I'm hoping.


> EdB
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Michael Schmalle
> <apache@teotigraphix.com>wrote:
>
>> BTW;
>>
>> I am having a REAL HARD time understanding why Android is different from
>> the Flash Player, AIR etc.
>>
>> The only thing I am starting to get here is this project is still married
>> to Adobe in a big way.
>>
>> It's a shame, I bring up an idea about bridging the Flex compiler to some
>> other open-source project and I get the "your not inline with the projects
>> goals".
>>
>> What to keep giving Adobe and their Flash Player all the support and hype,
>> hey they have Stage3D now folks we must create a whole new framework that
>> runs on it!?
>>
>> Is there any other Apache project that is so dependent on a proprietary
>> technology like Flex is with the Flash Player?
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
>> Quoting Michael Schmalle <apache@teotigraphix.com>:
>>
>>  Hey,
>>>
>>> Don't get me wrong here people, I always sound like an instigator because
>>> I love life to much to be tied down to a thought.
>>>
>>> Yes I read Carlos's thoughts on splitting the project and not being
>>> "inline" with the project's "multi-deployment" goals. This is where
>>> translation gets lost in email and culture I guess.
>>>
>>> Please re-read what I wrote about the Swiss Army knife analogy.
>>>
>>> All, I am not a corporation nor an huge entity that could create this
>>> mammoth run everywhere dream you hope of. I AM a developer that is very
>>> into Android and see a bridge with this project. A use-case.
>>>
>>> So who is to say If I could with others help get this to work, that it
>>> couldn't then be applied to other platforms?
>>>
>>> My strong emphasis on Android is to say, hey focus on the one
>>> first(something that you are good at), get it right, perfect it and then
>>> move to the many. That is all I am saying, how we get there is another
>>> story.
>>>
>>>
>>> Bertrand, your right with that comment about splitting communities. I
>>> guess this is why I haven't brought this up because I disagree with the
>>> main mission of the run everywhere majic this project is trying to hold, I
>>> think it's holding ti back.
>>>
>>> The truth is, If I got ostracized because of this idea I would just quit
>>> and do all Android/Music like my original plan was, why even help something
>>> I don't use.
>>>
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>> Quoting Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>:
>>>
>>>  On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Carlos Rovira
>>>> <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com**> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> ...My key points here is: whatever you want to do is up to you, but to
>>>>> be part
>>>>> of Apache Flex should be aligned with the main focus and goal of the
>>>>> project. If you use the Falcon compiler to make something useful but
>>>>> different, I think it could be a brand new project, that could have
>>>>> sense
>>>>> in its own....
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Splitting projects usually splits communities as well - IMO some
>>>> android-specific stuff could very well live in an "android" subfolder
>>>> here.
>>>>
>>>> -Bertrand
>>>>
>>>>
>>> --
>>> Michael Schmalle - Teoti Graphix, LLC
>>> http://www.teotigraphix.com
>>> http://blog.teotigraphix.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Michael Schmalle - Teoti Graphix, LLC
>> http://www.teotigraphix.com
>> http://blog.teotigraphix.com
>>
>>
>
>
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