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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: What to expect from FalconJS
Date Sun, 18 Nov 2012 05:17:47 GMT

On 11/17/12 9:14 PM, "Nicholas Kwiatkowski" <> wrote:

> Kevin,
> I'm pretty sure that is what the existing compiler pretty much is.  I know
> they have mentioned LLMV being involved, but I'm not sure to what point
> (I'm not experienced with this compiler myself...)
I could be wrong, but I don't think LLVM is involved in Falcon or FalconJS.
It think it may be used in captive runtime so that may be why you associated
it with the compiler.  But that stuff is in the AIR SDK and not in Apache.
> -Nick
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Kevin Newman <> wrote:
>> I don't know much about compilers, or about how much work it'll be, but
>> that's my question.
>> How much work would writing an AS3 front end for LLVM be? I imagine it's a
>> lot of work.
>> Adobe did it with ABC bytecode, so it seems it should be theoretically
>> possible (if a lot of work). There are backends for a bunch of stuff in
>> LLVM, including one for javascript.
>> Kevin N.
>> On 11/17/2012 1:01 PM, s├ębastien Paturel wrote:
>>> "how can you cross compile AS3 to native code"

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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