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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE][LAZY] Accept donation of Systar DataGrid for Mobile Applications
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:45:29 GMT
Hi Maurice,

Most projects at Apache discourage author tags.  There is no official
policy prohibiting and Apache Flex has not made any decision.

The general reasoning is that there are currently 40+ committers and
growing on Apache Flex and if everyone who touched a file added an author
tag, eventually, some classes would eventually have a long list of tags.
Source-control history will always record you as the author, so I'd leave
it out if you're ok with that, but either way, it won't affect the


On 9/26/13 10:37 AM, "Maurice Amsellem" <maurice.amsellem@systar.com>

>I am adding the headers now.
>I noticed some of the components in experimental had mention of the
>original author, in addition to Apache Header. (see below).
>Should I do the same ?
>Eg. @author Maurice Amsellem for SYSTAR (Maurice.amsellem@systar.com).
>	/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
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>	@author Bogdan Dinu (http://www.badu.ro)
>	-->
>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>Envoyé : jeudi 26 septembre 2013 19:02
>À : dev@flex.apache.org
>Objet : RE: [VOTE][LAZY] Accept donation of Systar DataGrid for Mobile
>OK, I will add the Apache headers and Notice, and send you the code,
>tonight or tomorrow latest...
>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com] Envoyé : jeudi 26 septembre
>2013 18:43 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : Re: [VOTE][LAZY] Accept
>donation of Systar DataGrid for Mobile Applications
>In theory, Systar's legal department should be requiring some form of
>header on any code leaving your company.  So yes, adding headers is
>advised and it would be my preference and probably save time in the end
>if you use the Apache headers and NOTICE file.
>IMO, no other changes to the code are required at this time.  In fact,
>other than the headers, the code should be the same that your officers
>signed for in the grant  ;-).
>Thanks again for the donation,
>On 9/26/13 9:34 AM, "Maurice Amsellem" <maurice.amsellem@systar.com>
>>We also received the acknowledgments.  That's good news.
>>Do I need to make the changes requested before (Apache headers, etc..)
>>before sending you the sources ?
>>-----Message d'origine-----
>>De : Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com] Envoyé : jeudi 26 septembre
>>2013 18:31 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : Re: [VOTE][LAZY] Accept
>>donation of Systar DataGrid for Mobile Applications
>>Hi Maurice,
>>The grant was filed today.  Please make a snapshot of the code
>>available when you can.  You can email the link or source to me
>>directly.  Any other PMC'rs want to help with the IP review?
>>On 9/25/13 7:56 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>>>Again, none of this is required pre-donation.  But if you have the
>>>time, that would be great.
>>>On 9/25/13 5:32 PM, "Maurice Amsellem" <maurice.amsellem@systar.com>
>>>>-----Message d'origine-----
>>>>De : Justin Mclean [mailto:justin@classsoftware.com] Envoyé : jeudi
>>>>26 septembre 2013 02:24 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : Re:
>>>>[VOTE][LAZY] Accept donation of Systar DataGrid for Mobile
>>>>> 2)  240 and 480 DPI assets are missing. I will add them.
>>>>You might need to add 120 and 640 as well as those have been recently
>>>>added to the SDK.

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