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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Flex June Report
Date Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:19:46 GMT
Looks good to me.  Most stats are available here and is current to the date[1]

Significantly, the Flex SDK has been downloaded 4676 times since April
11th (the date we started tracking it)

Thanks,
Om

[1] http://www.seethestats.com/site/flex.apache.org

On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> Looks like we nee to report in June.  Here's a draft.  Can we get latest
> web-site visitor activity?
>
> Thanks,
> -Alex
>
> -------------
> Apache Flex is an application framework for easily building Flash-based
> applications for mobile devices, the browser and desktop.
>
> RELEASES
> Apache Flex SDK 4.9.1 was released on 2/28/13.
> Apache Flex Installer 2.5.4 was released on 4/11/13.
> The community is currently preparing its next release of both the SDK and
> Installer.
>
> ACTIVITY
> Activity in Apache Flex continues to be in  two main areas:  improvements
> to
> the existing Adobe Flash Platform-dependent code base, including the
> releases listed above, and prototyping ways to create a version of Flex
> that
> is independent from the Adobe Flash Platform.  There is another group
> working on Maven-related tools for the existing code base.
> Just in the past 30 days, 130 JIRA issues were resolved.  JIRA activity is
> so high, a vote is underway to split JIRA notifications off to its own
> mailing list (issues@flex.a.o)
>
> Getting used to Git was still a frequent topic in April and May.  Because
> Git does not support partial checkouts, the community prototyped using
> GitHub for the whiteboards.  GitHub notifications are sent to the commits@
> list just like any other Apache Git commit.  The PMC then voted to approve
> this workflow.  And because we do our work in a branch and have trunk only
> have released sources, we had to ask Infra to update the mirrors to work
> from that branch.
>
> The owner of a popular application-framework that leverages the Flex SDK
> has offered to donate the code to the project.  This has met with some
> opposition from those who use competing application-frameworks.  The
> ensuing dicussion indicated that the PMC is in favor of accepting
> donations from the these other frameworks should they choose to donate, so
> we believe we are not endorsing or showing favoritism.
>
> COMMUNITY
> No new committers in the last 90 days.  A vote is underway to promote a
> committer to the PMC.  Latest analytics are: _____
>
> INFRASTRUCTURE
> * Infra attempted to resolve INFRA-4380 but ran into problems.  I have
> approval to try to use the SOAP interface to pull the current state of
> JIRA issues, merge them with the original attachments and provide a new
> import file for INFRA.  That task has been delayed by other issues like
> getting new releases out, but we will get to it eventually.
>
> BRANDING
> We have noted that Apache projects are forming that use code module names
> that are used in Apache Flex.  Namely 'Falcon' and now 'Spark'.  These two
> words are used often on the mailing lists when discussing the related code
> which then finds its way into the search engines.  Is this an issue?
>
> --
>

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