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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: adobe flex vs apache flex
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:21:06 GMT
Also keep in mind that these discussions are archived as well.  Which are
indexed by the search engines and will be available for anyone doing
research on this on the future.

And here is the history of Flex after the donation to Apache:
http://flex.apache.org/about-history.html

Thanks,
Om
On Aug 14, 2013 7:10 AM, "Carlos Velasco" <carlos.velasco.blanco@gmail.com>
wrote:

> As always... there are ways to say the things... not all may sound polite
> and helping to who is asking for help and... You know nothing about the
> person that is asking, so your assumptions about what he should have done
> might be wrong according to his/her condition. That was what I tried to
> point you, feel free to take the advice or let it go.
>
>
>
>
> 2013/8/14 dude <dude@atheist.com>
>
> > You're right, helping people with their immediate problem is important,
> > and I actually did provide him with a link that should answer his
> > questions, so I wasn't saying "go away, do your homework" at all.
> >
> > Still, research is a key skill for a developer, no matter the technology
> > or learning-state you are in. Whatever, wrong place for that topic. EOD
> > IMHO.
> >
> > Am 14.08.2013 14:57, schrieb Carlos Velasco:
> > > I think at the moment new people coming to flex world is to be welcomed
> > > rather than being someway thrown away by a "rude" "Make your homework
> > first
> > > and search the Internet properly before asking nonsense, please"...
> > >
> > > I have always found those kind of forum responses quite useless... When
> > > someone doesn't know about something, he/she also doesn't know what to
> > look
> > > for or where to find exactly the contents that may make they pass their
> > > learning curve.
> > >
> > > So let's take some tolerance with newbies and try to guide them instead
> > of
> > > being so overbearing. Maybe not talking the same things again and
> again,
> > > but giving them direct links to begin with or so.
> > >
> > >
> > > 2013/8/14 dude <dude@atheist.com>
> > >
> > >>> Because I am new in flex, once I search some questions in google, I
> > will
> > >>> find most of them links will refer to the adobe site.
> > >>
> > >> How can you not check Wikipedia first if there is an article about
> Adobe
> > >> or Apache Flex at all? I'm sure it answers most of your questions.
> Here,
> > >> let me help you: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Flex
> > >>
> > >> On a side note: So, is that how people start using new technologies
> > >> nowadays? Going straight to the mailing list asking people about the
> > >> most basic things? What about some research first? Usually you should
> > >> read as much as possible of the available information on the internet
> > >> yourself before you start asking questions like this. Wikipedia is
> > >> usually a good starting point for that.
> > >> Don't get me wrong, you will get answers here because people are nice
> > >> and like to share their knowledge, this is what OSS is all about. But
> > >> it's a PITA to answer such questions over and over again just because
> > >> someone can't do the most basic online search. Some really weird
> > >> research you got there ...
> > >>
> > >
> >
>

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