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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] Integrate FontAwesome with FlexJS
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:33:08 GMT
>From the looks of it, FontAwesome 5 looks like a completely new project
with the same name/versioning system.

I say we stick with FontAwesome 4.7 and hence the current Apache friendly
licences.

FlexJS users can buy fontawesome 5 and easily build their own library out
of it.

Thanks,
Om

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 12:19 AM, Harbs <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> Font Awesome 5 has a different license and I think even the “free” one is
> not an Apache-compatible license.
>
> There’s probably some way to have a optional “opt-in” for Font Awesome 5,
> but ultimately the best way to support that might be outside of Apache.
>
> On Jan 3, 2017, at 10:55 PM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
> wrote:
>
> > And eventually over this year FontAwesome 5 will be published with a lot
> of OpenSource extensions (because the Kickstarter Campaign went so well)
> > https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/232193852/font-awesome-5
> >
> > Here the most interesting parts for the “Free” version:
> >
> > Funded!!! We’ll add our most-awesome Pro-only code features (but not the
> Pro icons) to Font Awesome Free! That means we’ll open source our
> super-awesome SVG Framework AND we’ll make all of our JavaScript component
> packages available as well! More sprinkles for everyone!
> >
> > Funded! For React, Angular, Ember.js, and Vue.js, we’ll make
> framework-native JavaScript components installable through your favorite
> package manager (npm, yarn) for FA Pro. Free for all of our Pro backers!
> >
> > Funded! We'll include basic SVG files for free in Font Awesome 5 Free!
> This won't include any of our SVG framework magic, but should make using
> Font Awesome Free easier on the desktop and for folks who love SVG!
> >
> > 46 Icon Packs Funded! For every icon category pack, we'll add 10 more
> icons to Font Awesome Free and another 30 more icons to Font Awesome Pro.
> These icon packs are available for free for all Pro backers, but will cost
> $10 each after the Kickstarter. Support now and save!
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > Am 03.01.17, 21:12 schrieb "carlos.rovira@gmail.com im Auftrag von
> Carlos Rovira" <carlos.rovira@gmail.com im Auftrag von
> carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com>:
> >
> >    I think that would be a great addition Om. Thanks for working on
> that! :)
> >
> >    2017-01-03 20:00 GMT+01:00 OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com
> >:
> >
> >> Just a heads-up, I have started working on a FontAwesome library for
> >> FlexJS.  Some basic code is here, in case someone wants to take a peek:
> >> https://github.com/apache/flex-asjs/tree/feature/fontawesome
> >>
> >> I needed font awesome icons for the Flex Team Page app I have been
> building
> >> using FlexJS and MDL.  I thought it would be a good addition.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Om
> >>
> >> On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 7:27 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 8/25/16, 11:56 PM, "OK" <post@olafkrueger.net> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Got it, thanks for explanation Alex!
> >>>>
> >>>> But one question is left:
> >>>> What is the difference between just loading a font and embedding a
> font?
> >>>> I thought "embedded" means that the font is delivered with our Flex
> >>>> application so that it don't rely to
> >>>> the client machine [1].
> >>>> But if we able to just load the font and use it with FlexJS for me it
> >>>> seems
> >>>> that's pretty ok.
> >>>> So what would "embedding" mean in this context and what advantages
> would
> >>>> font "embedding" have?
> >>>
> >>> True embedding means that the font data is encoded into the SWF or
> >> HTML/JS
> >>> file and not a separate request to the server.
> >>> Loading means a separate request for the server.  It turns out that in
> >> our
> >>> current loading of a font SWF the font is embedded into the separate
> font
> >>> SWF.
> >>>
> >>> HTH,
> >>> -Alex
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >    --
> >
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