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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: What to expect from FalconJS
Date Sun, 18 Nov 2012 05:47:15 GMT



On 11/17/12 9:17 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On 11/17/12 9:14 PM, "Nicholas Kwiatkowski" <nicholas@spoon.as> 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.
Or maybe it is used in Alchemy.  But I don't think it is used in AS3->SWF or
AS3->JS.
>> 
>> -Nick
>> 
>> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Kevin Newman <CaptainN@unfocus.com> 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.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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