Adobe just announced in a press release today that they will be releasing Adobe Flex as open source. Can this be a good thing? I think yes … and no. Read the press release here and decide for yourself.
You can also visit Adobe Labs to get more information about the open source release and Adobe’s release schedule for the next version of Flex, Moxie.
You can find a video of a discussion between Ely Greenfield and David Wadhwani about the plans to open source Flex and why.