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From "Jeff Tapper" <j...@spoon.as>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Swiz Framework Donation to Apache Flex
Date Thu, 30 May 2013 01:16:50 GMT
-1 Binding, unless there are assurances that this will not be part of the
main branch, but instead live in a separate repo.

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Reddin [mailto:gredbug@gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:12 PM
To: dev@flex.apache.org
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Swiz Framework Donation to Apache Flex

+1 (binding)


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 4:43 AM, Carlos Rovira
<carlosrovira@apache.org>wrote:

> After proposal thread 
> (http://markmail.org/message/jtedmmx5djqen52l),comes
> the vote thread.
>
> This thread is to decide if we finally adopt Swiz Framework under 
> Apache Flex, since there is multiple opinions in the Apache Flex
community.
>
> points to take into account:
>
> * Swiz is a great addition to Apache Flex since it complements de SDK 
> with a microarquitecture for application MVC, IOC, DI very simple and 
> well designed.
> * This will be a project like flexunit or utilities. So it's optional 
> a NOT part of the main sdk.
> * Swiz is already in 1.4.0 stable version, under Apache License 2.0, 
> has its community and right now there's no maintenance or upgrade 
> since people behind the project is no longer working with Flex technology.
> * Donation will be 1.4.0 source code and wiki content.
> * Future plans: if donation is successful, Chris Scott (creator of 
> Swiz) will want to donate experimental 2.0.0 branch that brings AOP 
> support, a feature that could bring a great benefit to Apache Flex 
> since it brings something very new to client web technologies and that 
> will require evolution at compiler level (introducing compile time
weaving).
>
> Points that some people argument to not accept the donation:
> * There is other frameworks like Swiz out there in the same situation 
> and this donation could make Swiz the preferred/recommended IOC 
> framework of use.
>
> Points to take into account:
> * Erik de bruin stated that maybe the problem is "what to do with it" 
> under Apache Flex umbrella.
>
>
> Please make your vote.
>
> Thanks
>
> Carlos Rovira
>


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