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From Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
Subject AW: AW: AW: Donation of Flexmojos
Date Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:33:35 GMT
The plugin skeleton is already there ... in flex-utils. 

I guess starting on the main mojos "compile" would be best. But I think I would need to start
this as it's a pretty tricky thing and I would let a lot of inspiration flow from flexmojos
into it. As soon as the compile mojo is done, there are about 10-15 differnt little helpers
needed (Test Source Prepare, Test-Runner, Flash Sandbox Registration, ...) 

Unfortunately I'm currently working on getting the one plugin we have (Flexmojos) running
with falcon ... as soon as that's done I would like to have FlexPMD and BLazeDS out of the
door. Perhaps then I could do the Falcon Antlr4 + JBurg2 update ... then I was planning on
working on the plugin (After all ... we currently do have a working solution)

Chris


-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Gautam Pandey [mailto:gkptechi@gmail.com] 
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 16. Oktober 2014 04:05
An: dev@flex.apache.org
Betreff: Re: AW: AW: Donation of Flexmojos

Hi Chris,
   Let me know if I can help in creating new plugin. I can give minimum 2 hours daily for
this.

Thanks
Gautam

Thanks & Regards
Gautam Pandey


On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:34 PM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de
> wrote:

> We had discussed possibilities of how this could be achieved.
> Unfortunately Velo never requested users to officially sign an ICLA. 
> So they are still in possetion of the rights to that code. In order to 
> donate this, they would all have to agree. This is an enormous amount 
> of people I would have to ask. So we dropped this idea. We were 
> thinking about creating a new plugin here at apache. Unfortunately I 
> have so much stuff to do here that I can't find any time to work on that ... the skeleton
is there though.
>
> But the GPL of Flexmojos shouldn't have any influence on what you 
> build with Flexmojos. As far as I know, it would only be problematic, 
> if you bundled Flexmojos itself with your product.
>
> Chris
>
>
> ________________________________________
> Von: Gautam Pandey <gkptechi@gmail.com>
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 15. Oktober 2014 14:09
> An: dev@flex.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: AW: AW: Donation of Flexmojos
>
> Is there any progress in donating flexmojos to Apache? I am stuck 
> because of GPL and I cannot go forward and use 6.0.1 as my company is 
> not allowing to use GPL licensed software.
>
> Thanks & Regards
> Gautam Pandey
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >
> > On 1/25/13 7:12 AM, "Greg Reddin" <gredbug@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 3:35 AM, christofer.dutz@c-ware.de < 
> > > christofer.dutz@c-ware.de> wrote:
> > >
> > >> So ... does this have any impact on the plans to donate? Is it 
> > >> now
> > harder
> > >> to donate or does it make stuff even easier?
> > >>
> > >
> > > To my knowledge the current licensing strategy of the product has 
> > > no bearing on its donation. My assumption is that, by donating it, 
> > > Velo asserts that he has intellectual property rights to the 
> > > software, and
> > he's
> > > passing those rights on to Apache. Apache can then relicense the
> software
> > > if/when we get ready to release it.
> > But I would say it means that a donation is now required.  My idea 
> > of having you just borrow code from its current repository is now 
> > void because you cannot borrow GPL code.
> >
> > Also, there could be some trickiness in that Velo has to be certain 
> > that
> he
> > has the right to re-license the code as Apache license.  Whether he 
> > does that before or after donation may not matter, but effectively, 
> > it is
> being
> > re-licensed.  I don't know the GPL terms and what contributor 
> > agreement
> he
> > had, but that might dictate whether he has the authority to re-license.
> >
> > Finally, do we really have to have this code?  How many of us 
> > committers will actually make changes to and release from this code 
> > base?  If it
> just
> > Chris, then I would argue we don't really have a community around 
> > it.  I
> am
> > not motivated to work on what has been described as a old monolithic
> beast,
> > but I would be more willing to help out with the new code for the 
> > Apache Flex releases.
> >
> > So, the way I see it, Velo has to re-license to Apache one way or 
> > another or we have to find a way not to copy significant portions of 
> > that code.
> >
> > --
> > Alex Harui
> > Flex SDK Team
> > Adobe Systems, Inc.
> > http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> >
> >
>
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