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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thoughts about ApacheFlex ASDOC
Date Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:15:05 GMT
On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:22 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> > Refactoring efforts on our side and end users' side.
> I assume you mean changing the MML namespace/prefixes and the moving out
> of the experimental namespace/manifest files to where it finally goes.
Yes, that is what I meant.  Also, more problems if third-party components
use the experimental components, and then we change it in a subsequent

> The useful think about namespaces is that we can have 2 components with
> the same package name in different namespaces, eg someone could come up
> with a new improved but experimental component that matches an existing
> one. I'm not sure we can do that with a metadata tag.

I am not sure how useful this approach would be.  It sounds good on paper,
but IMO, this causes more confusion than it helps.

> Given that we've had no one work on tests or docs for the 4.10
> experimental components,(feel free to help out here anyone, I think they
> might be where they are for a while.
> BTW I took a quick look at the compiler code and looks easy enough to
> support an [Experimental] metatdata tag, but getting ASDocs to understand
> it and changing it's output is going to be a bit trickier.
> Thanks,
> Justin

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