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From Leif Wells <leif.we...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] blog post
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:23:12 GMT

Thanks for writing this.

Forgive me, but some of your phrasing has sent red flags to the
editor-in-chief part of my brain. Once you've added the additional
information mentioned in this thread, I'd like to offer my editorial skills
to tighten up this post. I'm not talking about changes to message (or to
your voice), just trying to tighten up some phrases to make them read

Perhaps we could share a Google Doc?


On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Peter Elst <peter.elst@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> As per Bertrand's proposal I have a post I'd like to publish on the blog,
> see below. Setting up a vote with 24 hour lazy consensus "if no one opposes
> within 24 hours I'll post this" (or as soon as I get my blog account :)).
> ----
> Title: Flex settling in at the Apache Software Foundation
> The beginning of a new era for Flex, on December 31st 2011 our project got
> accepted as an incubator podling at the Apache Software Foundation.
> Now the real work begins - if you have joined the developer mailing list
> you will have seen some of the excitement and discussion on how to move the
> technology forward. One thing we can say for sure, we have a good group of
> enthusiastic volunteers and no lack of ideas.
> We've seen some great first contributions to the whiteboard area by several
> committers that could potentially make it in a next release. Our
> contributors from Adobe are working with their legal department to get
> source submitted to the Apache code repository - special thanks to Alex and
> Carol for their hard work!
> How can you get involved? Well if you're a Flex developer and would like to
> contribute you can join the mailing list. The mantra at Apache is "if it
> didn't happen on the mailing list, it didn't happen." We're also looking
> for a logo for Apache Flex, if you've got some good design skills and would
> like to submit a proposal you have until January 17th to get something in.
> In short, we're excited to see things getting up and running and the amount
> of enthusiasm shown by the community about the future of Flex at Apache.
> ---
> Thanks,
> Peter

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