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From bdelacre...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1306354 - /incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:11:16 GMT
Author: bdelacretaz
Date: Wed Mar 28 14:11:16 2012
New Revision: 1306354

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1306354&view=rev
Log:
tweaks and more links

Modified:
    incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext

Modified: incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext?rev=1306354&r1=1306353&r2=1306354&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext Wed Mar 28 14:11:16 2012
@@ -16,20 +16,18 @@ Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Softwa
            specific language governing permissions and limitations
            under the License.
 
-## Timeline of Apache Flex incubation
-
 The goal of this page is to document the history of the Apache Flex incubation, starting
with Adobe 
 deciding to donate it to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
 
-It might be useful for other similar projects, or any incubating project, as an example of
what's needed to 
-incubate at Apache. 
+It might be useful for other similar projects, or any incubating project, as an example of
the steps involved in 
+an Apache incubation.
 
 See [http://incubator.apache.org](http://incubator.apache.org) for the official Incubator
documentation, and
 in particular the [incubation process description](http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Process_Description.html)
page.
 
 ##2012: Adobe decides to contribute Flex to the ASF
 
-The decision is made to incubate Flex at the ASF. Work starts on the incubation proposal,
on explaining
+The decision is made within Adobe to incubate Flex at the ASF. Work starts on the incubation
proposal, on explaining
 internally what this means, on the legal/IP clearance steps required to donate the code and
on recruiting 
 initial committers who will help get the project started.
 
@@ -54,7 +52,7 @@ and for the upcoming Apache Flex project
 
 The [Incubation proposal](http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/FlexProposal) is submitted
 and [discussed](http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201112.mbox/%3CCB14DCA2.3885F%25aharui%40adobe.com%3E)
on the incubator-general mailing list, followed after a few days (once the 
-discussions dies down) by the Incubator PMC vote mentioned below.
+discussion dies down) by the Incubator PMC vote mentioned below.
 
 The list of incubation mentors is completed during the proposal's discussion phase, after
asking for volunteers
 when submitting the proposal.
@@ -64,12 +62,12 @@ A few initial committers are also added 
 ##December 22nd, vote for Anne and Dave as incubator PMC members
 Project mentors need to be members of the Incubator PMC, ASF members just need to ask to
get this membership.
 
-Committers who are not (yet) Apache members need to be voted in by the Incubator PMC, which
was done
+Committers who are not (yet) Apache members need to be voted in by the Incubator PMC, which
is done
 around December 22 for Anne and Dave.
 
 ##December 27th, [VOTE] Flex to join the Apache Incubator
 
-The [Incubator PMC vote](http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201112.mbox/%3CCB14DCA2.3885F%25aharui%40adobe.com%3E)

+The [Incubator PMC vote](http://markmail.org/message/puo2rtrvby65lb3m) 
 lasts at least 72 hours, after which whoever started it
 [tallies it](http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201112.mbox/%3CCAEWfVJmMq390Hinafg%2Bjik8VqboYG1ixe_gnz5O2bV5q5mtKPw%40mail.gmail.com%3E).
 the vote for Flex passes on December 30th.
@@ -102,18 +100,17 @@ Initial committers, who are also PPMC me
 (which is used for discussions about people, new committers etc. and as little as possible
besides that) and 
 made aware of the [Apache guide for new committers](http://www.apache.org/dev/new-committers-guide.html).
 
+Flex committers are granted write access to the [subversion repository](http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/)

+and [JIRA issue tracker](https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX) and can start actual
coding work.
+
 ##January 17th, 2012: software grant received
 
 Adobe's [software grant](http://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt) is received by
the ASF's 
 secretary, the Flex code can now be imported into Apache Flex's code repository.
 
-##Feb 16th, Adobe's roadmap for Flex
-
-[Adobe's view of Flex and its commitments to Flex in the future](http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/whitepapers/roadmap.html)
is
-published, helps explain how it intends to collaborate with Flex.
-
-##February 22nd: a new committer
-Justin Mclean is the first Flex committer to be voted in, after a short discussion and a
vote on the Flex private 
+##February 22nd: first committer voted in
+Justin Mclean is the first Flex committer (besides the initial committers listed in the incubation
proposal) to 
+be voted in, after a short discussion and a vote on the Flex private 
 mailing list, as per the [incubator's instructions](http://incubator.apache.org/guides/ppmc.html).
 
 ##March 27th: MXMLC donation announced
@@ -123,4 +120,7 @@ The legal/IP clearance work for that mod
 - pointers to svn and JIRA import, JIRA issues
 - logo contest
 - whiteboard in svn, explain the idea
-- trademark agreement
\ No newline at end of file
+- trademark agreement
+- release dates
+- more committers?
+- graduation!
\ No newline at end of file



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