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 

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 

--- In, "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, "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.
> >

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