Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Mar 24 10:19:40 EDT 2010
On 24.03.2010, at 14:12, Reuben K. Caron wrote:
> On Mar 24, 2010, at 12:44 AM, Chris Ball wrote:
>> 2) it is nowhere near possible to properly edit Flash content in a GUI
>> on an XO because the software to do so does not exist, and suffers
>> from a complex and underspecified set of compatibility requirements.
> I'll refrain from listing the software on the XO that is nowhere near
> possible to edit on the XO because either the source code is not
> available or the XO does not meet the technical requirements to run
> necessary software.
And how is being imperfect an argument for giving up ones ideas?
Besides, all source code for all applications is available. As much of Sugar as possible was coded in Python, not the least to allow tinkering. The Etoys activity even comes with a full Smalltalk IDE (you know, the one that inspired countless other IDEs including Eclipse). That's the direction we prefer to explore. But even then we don't prevent others from exploring other directions.
- Bert -
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