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From Peter Ent <p...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Oprtional MVC/IOC Frameworks Donation: Swiz Framework Donation
Date Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:58:39 GMT
+1 (binding)

Peter Ent
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems

On 6/2/13 5:57 AM, "Carlos Rovira" <carlosrovira@apache.org> wrote:

>This vote comes from an original vote thread declared as null (see
>original
>thread for info about motivations):
>
>http://markmail.org/message/o6zjmorfh4lxuygo
>
>The new vote thread is considering the donation of the optional MVC/IOC
>Swiz Framework.
>
>Points taken from the original vote thread:
>
>* 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).
>
>
>Here's the new points from Alex Harui to make clear what it implies:
>
>1) Swiz goes in its own repo.  The original proposal says it could go into
>a folder under utilities, but I think flexunit is a better model.
>2) Swiz will have active development but release separately from the SDK.
>The activity level isn't quite clear from the original proposal.  People
>need to be comfortable that this activity isn't an endorsement or
>favoritism.
>3) Acceptance of Swiz is not an endorsement or favoritism.
>4) Any other app framework is welcomed to be donated via the same process.
>
>This vote thread will be open for the next 72 hours
>
>Please make your vote.


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