Yes, that is the case with my company as well (300,000+ employees) but there is procedures for getting things done. We have all kinds of in house built applications and a special installer application for installing them on users machines.
As I said, the AIR apps are only used for building IOS apps. Flash Player is updated regularly and is pushed to every computer on the network. --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ron G" <rgrimes@...> wrote: > > The problem with that approach is a lot of people are behind corporate > firewalls where they also do not have local admin rights and are therefore > not allowed to install anything on their desktop. If they want it, they have > to call the network guys and get authorization and then have them install it. > That's the way my company is and we're over 5000 employees strong. Now, if > that's just one company, I can safely say you're still excluding millions by > going with an AIR app. This is the reason I never used the AIR feature > before, but always deployed my web apps as SWFs. Even that was a problem if > someone had an older version of Flashplayer and I had built the app for a > newer version of FP. > > Ron > > > --- In email@example.com, "valdhor" <valdhorlists@> wrote: > > > > On the suggestion that I will be leaving IOS devices out, that seems > > absurd. You can use the same Flex code and with some modifications make it > > into an AIR app that can be compiled for IOS devices. > > > > Again, all just my perspective. I think some people are blowing the open > > source announcement out of all perspective. > > >