That statement is updated today. Checkout the same link:
http://blogs.adobe.com/flex/2011/11/your-questions-about-flex.html



--- In flexcoders@yahoogroups.com, Rick Schmitty <flexcode@...> wrote:
>
> I've been a Flex developer since it's first beta however many years ago.
>  Today I just saw this response from Adobe:
> http://blogs.adobe.com/flex/2011/11/your-questions-about-flex.html
> 
> 
> *Does Adobe recommend we use Flex or HTML5 for our enterprise application
> > development?
> > *In the long-term, *we believe HTML5 will be the best technology for
> > enterprise application development*. We also know that, currently, Flex
> > has clear benefits for large-scale client projects typically associated
> > with desktop application profiles.
> > Given our experiences innovating on Flex, we are extremely well positioned
> > to positively contribute to the advancement of HTML5 development, starting
> > with mobile applications. In fact, *many of the engineers and product
> > managers who worked on Flex SDK will be moving to work on our HTML efforts
> > *. We will continue making significant contributions to open web
> > technologies like WebKit & jQuery, advance the development of PhoneGap and
> > create new tools that solve the challenges developers face when building
> > applications with HTML5.
> 
> 
> Emphasis mine.  If anyone has followed any game or application development
> where 'many members' of the team are switched to the next greatest thing,
> that normally means there are few maintenance developers for the existing
> product and not much new innovation to it.  The company wants its best and
> brightest working on its future, not supporting its past.
> 
> Combine that with the facts that Adobe bought PhoneGap and released Edge
> preview.  It's not hard to put all these facts together and see that long
> term they want an IDE & framework for app development in HTML5.  Perhaps
> Flex5 will be an HTML5 version of Flex as they start putting together html5
> components
> 
> 
> Outside of "having to support IE6" why would you choose to start a project
> in Flex today?
>


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