[Ovirt-devel] [rich at annexia.org: Flash / haxe]

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed Sep 3 14:13:52 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 03:09:14PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 08:59:07AM -0500, Steve Linabery wrote:
> > Actually I have been using the mxmlc program that is included with
> > the adobe open flex sdk.
> >
> > I don't see any haxe stuff or mtasc in f9 repo...I suspect either
> > one would be easier to package for Fedora than the flex sdk.
> Yes, I guess MTASC upstream isn't active since they decided to switch
> to haxe (it's the same upstream people).
> Haxe should get into Fedora at some point - see the two review
> requests below - and then I'll backport to F-9.  It ships in Debian at
> the moment so I guess there is no legal/licensing problem.
> > >   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460779
> > >   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460780
> I quite like the idea of targeting <canvas/> widgets, which is
> well-supported as of Firefox 3 & Safari, and may be partially
> supported by an IE plugin:

Yes, having something which would work with Canvas, falling back to
Flash if not available would be the near ideal scenario. That provides
good windows support (effectively every windows machine has flash),
and still allows use of state of the art standards compliant HTML
for browsers with Canvas support

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