"In an effort to build a larger community of developers for its
Flex environment, Adobe Systems said Thursday it plans to
open-source the Flex software development kit (SDK), designed to
let developers build multimedia-rich Internet applications, by the
end of the year.
"The SDK includes the two developer languages used to write Flex
applications, MXML and ActionScript 3.0; class libraries;
components such as user-interface controls and layout containers;
and the code compiler, which is required for developers to write
Flex applications. Adobe will release all of these elements under
the Mozilla Public License by the end of the year, said Jeff
Whatcott, vice president of product marketing..."