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Subject: [gopher] Re: progress on the Overbite AIR client
From: Dennis Schulmeister <dennis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 19:44:41 +0100
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

On Sun, 2009-02-08 at 09:52 -0800, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> Well, I won't dispute that, given my own personal distaste for Flash. The
> main reason I went with AIR is it's based on Webkit, which I like nearly as
> much as Gecko, has good native integration (such as native menus, etc.), and
> its API will handle all of the features required for the client (raw socket
> access, controls, multiple document interface [with hacking], etc.). If it
> makes a difference to you :), the application is pure HTML/JS (well,
> ECMAScript, since it uses the ActionScript engine), and is not based on
> Flex/Flash.

That all are strong points speaking for AIR. I didn't doubt for a second
that you did a well-considered decision. So like I said, let me know if
I can be of help, e.g. regarding translation or documentation.

Yours sincerely,
Dennis Schulmeister

Dennis Schulmeister - Schifferstr. 1 - 76189 Karlsruhe - Germany
Tel: +49 721/5978883 - Mob: +49 152/01994400 - eMail: dennis@xxxxxxxxxxx

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