Adobe Makes ActiveScript Engine Open Source
Adobe Systems has announced that it will contribute the source code for its ActionScript Virtual Machine to the Mozilla Foundation, to be hosted under a new project called Tamarin.
The Mozilla browser, for example, has its own implementation, called SpiderMonkey. ActiveScript is used in Adobe’s Flash multimedia format, and Microsoft has its own for Internet Explorer, called JScript.
Adobe said its reason for turning over the ActionScript engine to Mozilla is to create a single standard for Web-based scripting.
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