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From Omar Gonzalez <omarg.develo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ABC -> JS
Date Tue, 04 Dec 2012 17:59:25 GMT
I have interest, but like you my problem is time.

I'm in the last sprint of a big project and I'm hoping my schedule frees up
as we head into the new year. Lots of things on my todo list right now. :/

-omar

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, Michael Schmalle wrote:

>
> Quoting Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>:
>
>
>>
>>
>> On 12/4/12 2:24 AM, "Michael Schmalle" <apache@teotigraphix.com> wrote:
>>
>>> What makes that code REALLY confusing is although you say he is using
>>> AS, there is a huge amount of ABC opcode in that code he wrote.
>>>
>> Are you talking about JSEmmitter?
>>
>
> I'm talking about the classes in general. My question is, who is going to
> maintain this code base in a year? Adobe, our committers that totally
> understand all the classes and their implementation?
>
> I want to be in this for the long haul and knowing I can't fix bugs when I
> am one of the few that is openly talking about trying to develop the
> FalconJS code base bugs me.
>
>  SO I will say to anybody, in the current state of the FalconJS
>>> compiler, you NEED to know opcdes to be able to fix anything.
>>>
>> I still haven't thought of any advantages to working at the SWF entity
>> level.
>>
>
> Either have I other than its another layer of abstraction.
>
>  One disadvantage is that you have to have a good understanding of
>>>> the ABC format and its opcodes.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I would say this is a major disadvantage in this open source environment.
>>>
>>>  If you have the time and interest, you are certainly welcome to see if
>> you
>> can implement a different strategy to generate the JS straight from the
>> AST.
>>
>
> I hear you Alex, the interest is 110%, the time is another factor. To do
> this it would take a lot of time. I'm sure others would join in (I hope),
> so it's really just finding the point to try.
>
> I know you understand but a project like that is full language and the
> ActionScript language has a lot of elements.
>
> What I will probably start doing is try to convert some expressions,
> statements and class structure off of one file, then eventually put the
> blocks together. I think this would give myself more manageable mile posts.
>
> I would like to know if there are any others in this list that are
> reading, that might have an interest in some prototyping of this idea?
> Anyone out there?
>
>
> Mike
>
>
>  --
>> Alex Harui
>> Flex SDK Team
>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>>
>>
>>
> --
> Michael Schmalle - Teoti Graphix, LLC
> http://www.teotigraphix.com
> http://blog.teotigraphix.com
>
>

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