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From Harbs <harbs.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Apache Flex June 2014 Report
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:02:21 GMT
BTW, “very active” is 59 commits since March 26. (I was working on it myself before that.)

On Jun 5, 2014, at 11:58 PM, Harbs <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> FWIW, Jude and I have both been very active on the TLF table support.
> 
> We’ve been working on a private Github repository because Jude is not a committer and
things are still quite unstable.
> 
> Current status is as follows:
> * Tables render with cell strokes and backgrounds
> * Selections of cell content and cell ranges work.
> * Editing of cell content and surrounding text works
> * Tables recompose as needed when cell content changes.
> 
> We’ve radically changed the way table and sub elements are handled.
> * Columns and rows are not normal children. They are informational only.
> * Content within cells belong to a separate TextFlow.
> * We’ve introduced the concept of nested TextFlows and SelectionManagers/EditManagers
which are nested within each other. Control is passed between parent and child SelectionManagers
as needed.
> * We’ve introduced table blocks used for composition in a similar manner to how TextFlowLines
are used.
> * The logic used for composition and selection is much more understandable than what
was originally written.
> 
> Work still needed:
> * Lots of little rendering issues need to be resolved.
> * Some normalization logic still needs to be implemented.
> * Cell range selection needs to be improved.
> * Text selection which spans tables needs work.
> * Table editing operations still need to be done.
> * Work still needs to be done relating to header and footer cells
> * There’s probably bugs related to cells which span rows/columns.
> * Lots of tests need to be created.
> * Markup import needs work.
> 
> That’s about it.
> 
> I’m guessing it’ll be in shape where we can think about merging it back into the
develop branch in a couple of weeks.
> 
> Harbs
> 
> On Jun 5, 2014, at 5:35 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 6/5/14 5:00 AM, "Justin Mclean" <justin@classsoftware.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>>> In the past three months we've continued to see:
>>>> - Continued JIRA activity (more bugs raised than resolved however)
>>> Yep - we need more user and committers active here in helping to fix bugs.
>>> 
>>>> - More committers becoming active again.
>>> Looks steady to me:
>>> http://www.ohloh.net/p/ApacheFlex/contributors/summary
>> Hmm.  It felt like we saw more activity like Fred on FDB, Chris on Maven
>> and contributions from Nick and MikeL.  I'm tempted to leave it in.
>> 
>>> 
>>>> - Fewer new folks contributing and eventually becoming committers.
>>> IMO (from mail list sign ups and installs that we have increased user
>>> activity but we don't seem to be good at encouraging them to contribute
>>> more than JIRA reports. There's been a few exceptions ie we've just had
>>> some help with the Android skins.
>> Are you suggestion that we not say this in the report?
>> 
>> -Alex
>> 
> 


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