as3lang swobject fork proposal


You can read the current proposal here


why not SWFObject2 or SWFObject5 :slight_smile:


because SWFObject2 is technically the current swfobject project
read The Incomplete History of SWFObject

and SWFObject5 would make no sense as there is no SWFObject3 or SWFObject4 in existence.

In short, it started as FlashObject and the nwas renamed as SWFObject for the v1.0, then later other projects surfaced like UFO and SWFFix, which then gave birth to SWFObject 2.0.

As we are taking over from SWFObject 2.0, it’s just logic to go the next major version eg. 3