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From Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicho...@spoon.as>
Subject Re: MXML spec (was: RE: Donation News)
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:12:23 GMT
They usually prefer txt, but if it has any markup, then RTF.

-Nick


On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 6:15 PM, Gordon Smith <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:

> The MXML spec is a Microsoft Word document. Can we put such documents in
> an Apache repo? If not, do we want the spec to live in the repo in some
> other format? Or in our wiki? Or on a non-wiki web page?
>
> - Gordon
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: omuppi1@gmail.com [mailto:omuppi1@gmail.com] On Behalf Of OmPrakash
> Muppirala
> Sent: Monday, December 02, 2013 11:39 AM
> To: dev@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Donation News
>
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Gordon Smith <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > The spec I wrote is for MXML 2006 and MXML 2009 (with various sections
> > remaining incomplete) and it also contains proposals for a new dialect
> > to fix various inconsistencies. It doesn't cover MXMLG/FXG, but I
> > think Adobe had a spec for that and maybe Alex could arrange for it to
> > be donated as well.
> >
> >
> Thanks for the info, Gordon.  I have been asking for the MXMLG/FXG spec
> for a while now.  So, if that is something that could be donated, it will
> be of a big help for the FlexJS project.
>
> Alex, my intention is to write an XSLT translator to make MXMLG/FXG and
> SVG to seamlessly work together.  I have the beginnings of such an XSLT
> available here [1] and a basic example here[2]
>
> But if we have a programatic spec for FXG available, I can plug it in into
> a tool like Altova MapForce [3] to automatically generate an XSLT for FXG
> <-> SVG conversion.  This would speed up things a lot and makes visual
> fidelity matching between Flash and HTML5 apps that much closer.
>
> Thanks,
> Om
>
>
> [1]
>
> https://github.com/apache/flex-asjs/blob/develop/fxg2svg/transform/transform.xslt
> [2] http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/fxg2svg/svg.html
> [3] http://www.altova.com/mapforce.html
>
>
> > - Gordon
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00 AM
> > To: dev@flex.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Donation News
> >
> >
> >
> > On 11/27/13 11:55 PM, "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > >Alex,
> > >
> > >What a great news, right in time for Thanksgiving!  Thanks for
> > >getting this through.
> > It isn't "through" yet.  It just means that I've pulled out all the
> > un-donatable stuff I could find and now it is time for Adobe Legal and
> > others to review it.
> > >
> > >What format is the MXML spec in?
> > MS Word.
> > >Does it include MXMLG/FXG?
> > Not sure.  Gordon wrote it.
> >
> > -Alex
> >
> >
>

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