Flex 2 is out the door and the response from the press is positive. This article by InfoWorld says Flex 2 is better than the previous version, mainly because of the new pricing, according to InfoWorld.
Unfortunately the apparent indecision at Adobe Marketing about whether to position Flex against Ajax or as a technology complimentary to Ajax shows up in the articles that are appearing in the press.
Jeff Vroom's video interview on TheServerSide.com also conveys some pretty confusing messages to market about what Flex is all about. Is a Flex application browser-deployed? Not according to Jeff. Insensitive to the enthusiasm in the industry for loosely-coupled systems, Jeff positions Flex as a environment for building tightly-coupled applications.