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From "Hu, Ningxin" <ningxin...@intel.com>
Subject RE: [Android] Refactoring for different engines
Date Tue, 06 May 2014 15:18:14 GMT
> BTW: Have you signed the ICLA yet?  If not we should get that taken care of
> ASAP 

Intel has signed the CCLA as corporate contributor. So I assume I think I don't need to sign
ICLA, correct?

Thanks,
-ningxin

On May 5, 2014 5:56 PM, "Hu, Ningxin" <ningxin.hu@intel.com> wrote:
> 
> > Ian,
> >
> > I initiated the proposal to crosswalk stakeholders about hosting the
> > Crosswalk Cordova Engine in Crosswalk projects. The feedback is very
> > positive. I am now going through the required legal/license clearance
> > process. I will keep you posted about the status.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -ningxin
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: iclelland@google.com [mailto:iclelland@google.com] On Behalf
> > > Of
> > Ian
> > > Clelland
> > > Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:23 AM
> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: [Android] Refactoring for different engines
> > >
> > > On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > So, when Apache publishes something, it has fill the following
> > criteria:
> > > >
> > > > - All source code must have their licence headers intact
> > > > - All third-party source code must be mentioned in the NOTICE file
> > > > - No Binary Blobs - No compiled libraries, which include JARs and
> > > > shared object files (including the pak).
> > > >
> > > > Now, with Crosswalk, there's obviously the Chromium Library that
> > > > we need, so we need a way to get that into the generated project
> somehow.
> > > >  The easiest way is with plugman, but the issue is that Apache
> > > > can't legally pass around binary blobs when it does an official
> > > > release of anything.  Intel, OTOH, isn't restricted by cumbersome
> > > > open source foundation rules, and can do so.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Intel has their own rules to follow, certainly, but we're presuming
> > > here
> > that Intel
> > > has already worked out the legal requirements to distribute
> > > Crosswalk in
> > the first
> > > place, so the idea of Intel also distributing the "official"
> > > Crosswalk
> > Cordova Engine
> > > plugin just seems to make a lot of sense.
> > >
> > > Apache distributes Cordova-Android, which defines the integration
> > > API,
> > and
> > > includes the default AndroidWebView classes, and other parties
> > > should be
> > free
> > > to distribute their own engine plugins, implementing that API. That
> > distribution
> > > can then be in any form that makes sense (and complies with the
> > > licenses
> > of the
> > > various components)
> > >
> > > Joe's right that it would be awkward, if not impossible, for Apache
> > > to
> > distribute
> > > the Crosswalk core library. We'd have to include the 15GB of source
> > > as
> > well, at the
> > > very least, and that doesn't sound like fun at all.
> > > It *is* all open-source, but there are a lot of different licenses
> > > in
> > there, and we'd
> > > need some lawyerly help to make sure that the ASF could release
> > > software
> > that
> > > included it all.
> > >
> > > Ian
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 7:43 AM, Hu, Ningxin
> > > > <ningxin.hu@intel.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > >> - who publishes the plugins, intel or cordova?
> > > > >
> > > > > For this open, could someone elaborate it a little bit more?
> > > > > What does
> > > > it mean? I remembered someone mentioned the license is open in the
> > > > hangouts, any details?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > -ningxin
> > > > >
> > > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > > >> From: mmocny@google.com [mailto:mmocny@google.com] On Behalf
> Of
> > > > >> Michal Mocny
> > > > >> Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2014 12:53 AM
> > > > >> To: dev
> > > > >> Subject: Re: [Android] Refactoring for different engines
> > > > >>
> > > > >> Notes:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - native junit tests needs fixing (due to deprication)
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - common script for creating walk mobilespec
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - fix failing mobile spec tests (file-transfer?, media?)
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - who publishes the plugins, intel or cordova?
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - static vs dynamic xwalk lib
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - (option) one plugin, use hooks to download static library
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - (option) one plugin, just bundle static lib
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - (option) one plugin, download static lib on app run
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - (option) two plugins, xwalk lib bundled in a separate
> > > > >> plugin, and
> > > > can be added
> > > > >> as a <dep>?
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - intel vs arm binary apk targets for CLI.  Two android
> > > > >> platforms, or
> > > > just two build
> > > > >> targets?
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - How long to get GeckoView: Joe not sure. days to weeks :(
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - Not blocking, though
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - plugman works to install but CLI does not, lets figure that
> > > > >> out
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - Other platforms: Windows Phone support!?  BB10?!
> > > > >>
> > > > >> - Can we share code between xwalk WebViewClient and gecko view
> > > > >> WebViewClient etc?
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Josh Soref
> > > > >> <jsoref@blackberry.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >>
> > > > >> > Ian Clelland wrote:
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > >
> > > > >> >
> > > > https://staging.talkgadget.google.com/hangouts/_/7ecpi3uaclcuedn7i
> > > > mn6b
> > > > >> > 9jdq
> > > > >> > >c
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > https://talkgadget.google.com/hangouts/_/7ecpi3uaclcuedn7imn6
> > > > >> > b9jd
> > > > >> > qc
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > Might work. Staging is probably internal.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >
> > > >
> >
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