That quote comes from:
Building and Deploying Flex 2.0 Applications > Building
and Deploying Flex Applications > Flex Application Structure
> Development directory structure > Flex SDK directory
structure, and the topic is "Sharing assets among applications",
the sub topic is "Consideration for accessing application assets",
the third paragraph.
I absolutely understand embed vs runtime loading, so you will
understand why this statement is causing cognitive dissonance.