||SWF Is Not Flash (and Other Vectored Thoughts)|
|Subject:||FLA can never become open...|
I spoke to David Mitchie (creator of SWISH and openswf.org) some time ago. He told me that the FLA-format could never become an open format. The reason for this is that the FLA is simply a memory-dump from the FLash application so Flash is the only app that can read it back.