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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Components donation (was: Components donation)
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:01:23 GMT
Fine with me.  FWIW, I think we do need an official vote.  My current
understanding is that the only non-committer contributions that don't need a
vote are patches.


On 4/15/13 6:05 AM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree.
> 
> Harbs
> 
> On Apr 15, 2013, at 3:31 PM, Frédéric THOMAS wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> Jérémy Reynaud, CTO and co-founder of KeepCore, proposes to donated 2 of
>> their components [1], a dual slider[2] and a progress spinner[3], is there
>> any interests accepting those components as part of the Flex-sdk ?
>> 
>> I personally think the DualSlider could be a great addition, maybe the
>> ProgressSpinner too, those components have been world wide tested since a
>> good amount of time already (see the first post of the previous thread).
>> 
>> Thoughts ?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> -Fred
>> 
>> [1] http://www.flex-component.com/
>> [2] http://www.flex-component.com/demo/apache/KCDualSliderV1.1/
>> [3] http://www.flex-component.com/demo/apache/KCProgressSpinnerV1.1/
>> 
>> 
>> -----Message d'origine----- From: Erik de Bruin
>> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2013 2:15 PM
>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Components donation
>> 
>> I don't think a VOTE is strictly necessary. A DISCUSS might be nice,
>> though. Also, we need to make sure all legal obligations are met and
>> all proper documents are filed. When in doubt, we need to check with
>> Apache's legal department, I think.
>> 
>> EdB
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 2:08 PM, Frédéric THOMAS
>> <webdoublefx@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> 
>>> Is there someone who can indicate the next steps or if we need a vote before
>>> accepting any new components ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Fred
>>> 
>>> -----Message d'origine----- From: Frédéric THOMAS
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:01 AM
>>> 
>>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: Components donation
>>> 
>>> Hi Jérémy,
>>> 
>>> Everybody is busy at the moment, I guess that's the reason why you haven't
>>> got so much returns but in few days, I'll put back this thread on the top.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Fred
>>> 
>>> -----Message d'origine----- From: Jérémy Reynaud
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:49 AM
>>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: RE: Components donation
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your feedbacks and answers.
>>> We will start the process soon.
>>> 
>>> Jérémy
>>> 
>>> -----Message d'origine-----
>>> De : Frédéric THOMAS [mailto:webdoublefx@hotmail.com]
>>> Envoyé : lundi 11 mars 2013 15:49
>>> À : dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Objet : Re: Components donation
>>> 
>>> Jérémy,
>>> 
>>> Note: I gave you a quick answer, like that you can have a good overview of
>>> the process but more precise details will be given by our PMCs probably
>>> later today.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Fred
>>> 
>>> -----Message d'origine-----
>>> From: Frédéric THOMAS
>>> Sent: Monday, March 11, 2013 3:37 PM
>>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: Components donation
>>> 
>>> Hi Jérémy,
>>> 
>>> First, thank you for your interest donating those components to Apache Flex.
>>> 
>>> 1- The components:
>>> 
>>> Given we've got progress component and we haven't got any dual slider (Spark
>>> & Mobile) and yours looks very nice, I would personaly go at least for the
>>> latter, but I'm not only by myself and I not sure about the policies we've
>>> got regarding how we choose the components they could be donated.
>>> 
>>> 2- For the license, it depends, from what I've seen from now (most of that
>>> was writen before by Alex Harui for other donations):
>>> 
>>> The ASF has a policy to not take software regardless of the license unless
>>> the copyright holder grants it.
>>> By signing the ICLA you have indicated that you have permission from the
>>> copyright holder to make any contributions that you make.
>>> 
>>> I think steps are to file ICLAs [1], and a CCLA [2] if there is a corporate
>>> entity involved.  Then fill out the software grant [3].
>>> 
>>> 3- The donation process:
>>> 
>>> 1. You fill out and sign all legal documents 2. Some of us will review the
>>> code (it can be given via a zip associated to a JIRA ticket).  If it looks
>>> ok, we will start the committer approval process for you.  Takes a minimum
>>> of 3 business days.
>>> 3. We discuss where this code should land, the package names.
>>> 4. Once the software grant is recorded, someone can check the code into SVN.
>>> 5. Once it is in, it gets another review.  This means making sure there are
>>> no binaries, that the headers are correct, that your copyrights (but not any
>>> third-party copyrights) are moved to the NOTICES file (which must be done by
>>> you or with your explicit permission).
>>> 6. Based on 3, all kinds of good stuff happens.
>>> 
>>> -Fred
>>> 
>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt
>>> [2] http://www.apache.org/licenses/cla-corporate.txt
>>> [3] http://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt
>>> 
>>> -----Message d'origine-----
>>> From: Jérémy Reynaud
>>> Sent: Monday, March 11, 2013 3:01 PM
>>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: Components donation
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I¹m Jérémy Reynaud, CTO and co-founder of KeepCore, company based in
>>> Montpellier, France.
>>> 
>>> We propose commercial FLEX components on our dedicated website:
>>> http://www.flex-component.com/
>>> 
>>> We recently think about releasing some of them on the website for free.
>>> 
>>> But maybe another and better solution could be to donate them to the Apache
>>> FLEX community.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> So here are my questions:
>>> 
>>> - Does it make sense? Do you think these components are interesting for the
>>> community?
>>> 
>>> - If yes, what is the process to donate them?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> The components are:
>>> 
>>> - A dual slider (Spark & Mobile), demo:
>>> http://www.flex-component.com/demo/apache/KCDualSliderV1.1/
>>> 
>>> - A progress spinner / ³super² busy indicator (Spark & Mobile), demo:
>>> http://www.flex-component.com/demo/apache/KCProgressSpinnerV1.1/
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your answers.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>> 
>>> Jérémy
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>> 
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>> 
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> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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