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Subject:Re: Time for an Apache Flex compiler.
From:almansour belleh blanco (zabo@gmail.com)
Date:Feb 16, 2012 2:46:31 am
List:org.apache.incubator.flex-dev

2012/2/16 David Arno <dav@davidarno.org>:

Yesterday Adobe published their "whitepaper" on the future of Flex. In it, they state that they'll be contributing the Falcon compiler to Apache sometime between October and December. This compiler will support AS3 only, with no support for MXML. So when we get the compiler (which as already slipped from a summer - according to Alex I think - to winter release,) we will then need to get our heads around how it works and then add MXML support before we can use it as a replacement to the mxmlc and compc compilers.

This is not a viable timescale for Apache Flex in my opinion. Therefore I feel we have no choice but to ignore Falcon and to start developing our own compiler with immediate effect. I therefore want to get an idea as to who, if anyone, here is interested in getting involved in this initiative?

Well, if such an initiative is started, I'm sure a lot of people will get involved in it, myself included. What will happen to mxmlc?