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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:07:38 GMT

Adobe legal says we (probably Chris) can code up a mockup that runs against
some dummy assets (as Chris suggested) in the open.  Then Legal can review
the basic flow from that mockup and decide if it will be sufficient.


On 11/29/12 11:28 PM, "christofer.dutz@c-ware.de"
<christofer.dutz@c-ware.de> wrote:

> Hi Greg,
> we are not talking about the entire plugin ... just one fragment (assumably
> not even 5% of the entire suite) that deals with downloading stuff from Adobe.
> All the other parts of the plugin would be developed in the open :-)
> Chris
> ________________________________________
> Von: Greg Reddin [gredbug@gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 30. November 2012 01:49
> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
> Personally I don't see any way I can support being forced to develop this in
> private. Apache doesn't work that way. I suppose if that's the only choice
> they give us and Chris is willing to do it on his own he can submit it to us
> as a patch but there's no guarantee it will be accepted. For myself I'd prefer
> to manually download the artifacts than to accept an agreement like that.
> At this point I don't guess I would veto a commit if this is what it comes to
> but this is a horrible way to develop a plugin that is essential to many Flex
> users. It should be developed in the open in a way that addresses everybody's
> needs including Adobe's and the community's. This is a slap in the face to the
> Apache Way.
> Sent from my mobile device.
> On Nov 29, 2012, at 5:01 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Our legal team requested a few days to consider whether they really need
>> this developed in private.  So if they come back that they want it to be
>> private I will present this option.
>> If you want to wait to get their answer that is fine, or you can start now
>> but please do it in private.
>> On 11/29/12 2:52 PM, "christofer.dutz@c-ware.de" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
>> wrote:
>>> Another option would be to place dummy files on the Adobe download servers
>>> (but allready with the real names) and to develop the mojo publically ... as
>>> soon as Adobe is sattisfied with the license accepting and downloading part,
>>> they could replace the dummy files with real ones and we could concentrate
>>> on
>>> "mavenizing" the donload.
>>> Chris
>>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: Justin Mclean [mailto:justinmclean@gmail.com] Im Auftrag von Justin
>>> Mclean
>>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. November 2012 23:43
>>> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Betreff: Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
>>> HI,
>>>> One important thing, legal may want you to develop this plug-in
>>>> without checking it into any public source code repository until they
>>>> have a chance to see it work.
>>> Can you give their reasons behind this?
>>> Wouldn't it be better to have it worked on collaboratively in the open by
>>> the
>>> community?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Justin
>> --
>> Alex Harui
>> Flex SDK Team
>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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