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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [FalconJx] Prototype ActionScript -> JavaScript compiler code up in svn
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:33:35 GMT



On 12/14/12 10:04 AM, "Michael Schmalle" <apache@teotigraphix.com> wrote:

> 
> Quoting Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 12/14/12 4:24 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
>> 
>>> Dude,
>>> 
>>> "goog" it is.
>>> 
>>> I just needed a little pep-talk, I guess ;-)
>> Right now, I'm trying to get FalconJS to compile an MXML file and output the
>> goog stuff.  That work got delayed because there were more distractions from
>> the 4.9 release than I expected.  Then I will try to get the
>> BURM/Reducer/Emitter to do the same.  Mike sent me what he tried to do in
>> this area so I can reference it if needed.
>> 
>> We are definitely in prototype/research mode and different angles should be
>> investigated.  The key to the "Apache Way" is that if we have to make
>> choices in deciding what to ship, it should be done on technical merit.
> 
> What context are you speaking from? compiler, js framework?
In theory, everything in Apache is decided on technical merit.  If your
version of AS to JS turns out to be faster and easier to maintain, it will
win.

It will be interesting to figure out what to do if the BURM version is
significantly faster, but my gut says that won't be the case.


-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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