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From Erik de Bruin <e...@ixsoftware.nl>
Subject Re: Is Apache model killing this project?
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:21:53 GMT

I'm taking none of this personal, I'm Dutch and have a very thick
skin, so don't worry about that :-)

The only thing I'm trying to achieve with my comments is to get you to
contribute something to the project, besides constructive criticism
and excellent ideas. You have to offer so much, why not share a
little? As you correctly assert, no one can complete Falcon on their
own, not even Gordon (well, given enough time... ;-)), so, like a long
journey, maybe start with one small step?

If you think that there needs to be discussion about the direction of
the project and it the goals the community would like to work towards,
please start one. You can use this list, but better would be to use
the Wiki or the website itself, so there is a better record of the


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Michael Schmalle
<apache@teotigraphix.com> wrote:
> Erik,
> Please man, I mean no disrespect in any of these emails to you it's a
> frustration I have been holding onto for about 10 months now.
> The github reference was in relation to supporting a small, manageable open
> source project in a github account. The point was a lot of those projects
> are small and manageable.
> The flex project is huge and all interdependent. Yes, Apache says no road
> maps but common, active contributors need to have conversations and create
> dialog about future implementations. Maybe not when creating higherlevel
> things but when we are talking about a compiler, I'm not just stepping into
> the wild unkown without a "little" backup here, meaning a couple other
> enthusiastic developers at my side. IE I'm not talking about making a
> TabNavigator implementation in my whiteboard here.
> So to answer, I have no knowledge of how to get GIT running on Apache.
> Mike
> Quoting Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl>:
>>> Supporting some github project is definitely where I could "if you don't
>>> like it, change it."
>> Well, that is a good place to start! Apache Infra has indicated that
>> they would help the project move to Git if the project 'donated' a few
>> volunteers to help with the move and to support the new workflow after
>> that. I'm sure the project would much appreciate it if you could be
>> one of those volunteers.
>> Thank you,
>> EdB
>> --
>> Ix Multimedia Software
>> Jan Luykenstraat 27
>> 3521 VB Utrecht
>> T. 06-51952295
>> I. www.ixsoftware.nl
> --
> Michael Schmalle - Teoti Graphix, LLC
> http://www.teotigraphix.com
> http://blog.teotigraphix.com

Ix Multimedia Software

Jan Luykenstraat 27
3521 VB Utrecht

T. 06-51952295
I. www.ixsoftware.nl

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