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From Fréderic Cox <>
Subject Re: Flex 5 in haxe
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:00:47 GMT
I understand what you mean here but isn't that always going to be the
case. AS4 will go into maintenance mode, then AS5 etc.. What I don't
understand is why AS3 is not good enough for a Flex 5 version or even Flex
6 which will export to multiple targets. Can you elaborate on that?

Output should be a invisible layer (JS, iOS, Android, SWF, .. Shouldn't
matter for the developer). I think most developers like Flex because of
the ease-of-use(binding,mxml), rapid development(OOP, components, ..) and
multiplatform (mobile, desktop, ..) and I don't see the need for AS4
thereŠ but I'm not export on the subject (just eager to learn more about

On 16/11/12 22:48, "Gordon Smith" <> wrote:

>The continued support is that AS3 and V11 and AIR-for-V11 aren't going
>away. But I think the idea is that they go into maintenance mode. They're
>not the technology of the future. Do you want to develop for an old,
>aging platform?

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