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From Igor Costa <igorco...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Open source Flex maps components
Date Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:35:48 GMT
I'm in contact with them to approach the donation.


Stay tunned!
----------------------------
Igor Costa
www.igorcosta.com
www.igorcosta.org


On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 7:34 PM, João Fernandes <
joaopedromartinsfernandes@gmail.com> wrote:

> Igor shouldn't be the guys from ModestMaps to donate the code? Have they
> filled the proper docs for donation?
>
>
> On 20 March 2013 22:23, Igor Costa <igorcosta@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > @Joao.
> >
> > Flex component is based on Apache License, the Modest Map engine is the
> > base for the component but the idea in the component and most of them
> will
> > be my own, Since I'm comitter of SDK it's a feature pending approval by
> > community. I still pending approval by the guys at modest to approve
> > donation of classes at core engine.
> > The only concern that I really care about is the license of Maps vendors,
> > Openstreet just need to show the copyrights notice, others like Google,
> > Nokia Here, Bing, needs a api_key which will be implemented in the
> > component.
> >
> > @Frederick @Marcus, Openscales is a great open-source map project, but
> > doesn't fit on Flex SDK due to other license aproach
> > http://openscales.org/license/index.html and some ideas in their current
> > project can be implemented in our current one.
> >
> > Foundation is make a very UI consistence component for Maps rather than
> > depending on vendors sdks.
> >
> > But to make it clear, It's a very first draft that needs more
> > implementation and rights of use for tile base images, From what I've
> read
> > in their Agreements license we can start using it, we're just consuming
> > tile images 256px png files from their API services. But most requires
> the
> > copyright notices from their images, the only one that needs license
> > mention is openstreet. Major licenses approaches from API request token,
> > keys.
> >
> > Best Regards
> > ----------------------------
> > Igor Costa
> > www.igorcosta.com
> > www.igorcosta.org
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 6:38 PM, Frédéric THOMAS <
> webdoublefx@hotmail.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Igor,
> > >
> > > What's the differences relative to this one [1]
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > -Fred
> > >
> > > [1] http://openscales.org/
> > >
> > > -----Message d'origine----- From: Igor Costa Sent: Wednesday, March 20,
> > > 2013 10:02 PM To: dev@flex.apache.org Subject: Open source Flex maps
> > > components
> > > Hi there guys.
> > >
> > >
> > > I was busy theses days working on maps for Flex, and turns out that we
> > had
> > > left so less, Google,yahoo drops support.
> > >
> > > And I guess is time to create our very own component and integrate in
> the
> > > current SDK, spliting overall problems on platform support.
> > >
> > > I'd like to introduce Flex-Maps
> https://github.com/igorcosta/**flex-maps
> > <https://github.com/igorcosta/flex-maps>
> > >
> > > It's based on ModestMaps engine and includes basic functionality found
> in
> > > Goole Maps like, Markers, Collections, InfoWindow.
> > >
> > >
> > > So, the idea behind is to fullfill the gap left by major vendors and
> help
> > > developers using current vendors out there with their own maps.
> > >
> > > Right now the components includes the following services:
> > >
> > >   - Openstreet maps
> > >   - Nokia Here maps
> > >   - Microsoft Bing Maps
> > >   - Yahoo Maps
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm planing to include in the flex SDK, but has a lot to be done
> before I
> > > submit.
> > >
> > > From now  I just need some feedback.
> > >
> > >
> > > Best Regards
> > > ----------------------------
> > > Igor Costa
> > > www.igorcosta.com
> > > www.igorcosta.org
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> João Fernandes
>

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