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Subject svn commit: r1306310 - /incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:21:14 GMT
Author: bdelacretaz
Date: Wed Mar 28 13:21:14 2012
New Revision: 1306310

DRAFT timeline


Modified: incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext
--- incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/flex/site/trunk/content/flex/timeline.mdtext Wed Mar 28 13:21:14 2012
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Title:Apache Flex Incubation Timeline
+Title:       Apache Flex Incubation Timeline
 Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
            or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
            distributed with this work for additional information
@@ -16,4 +16,74 @@ Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Softwa
            specific language governing permissions and limitations
            under the License.
-TODO: flex timeline
+## DRAFT timeline of Apache Flex
+The goal of this page is to document the history of Apache Flex, since Adobe decided to donate
it to
+the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
+It might be useful for other similar projects, or any incubating project, as an example of
what's needed to 
+incubate at Apache. 
+See for the official Incubator documentation.
+##December 12th, 2011: Flex Summit
+Videos of the summit are available:
+  -
+   -
+##December 19th: blog posts show that people get it: 
+People start blogging about the Flex incubation, posts like these two seem to indicate that
+intentions were correctly communicated:
+ -
+ -
+##December 20th:  incubation proposal submitted and discussed
+See and the 
+[Incubator PMC vote](
+##December 22nd, vote for Anne and Dave as incubator PMC members
+Project mentors need to be members of the Incubator PMC, ASF members just need to ask to
get this membership.
+Committers who are not (yet) Apache members need to be voted in by the Incubator PMC, which
was done
+around December 22 for Anne and Dave.
+##December 27th, [VOTE] Flex to join the Apache Incubator
+TODO link
+##December 30th, vote passes.
+## Late December 2011, basic infrastructure is created
+- - create mailing lists
+- - create JIRA instance
+Flex is added to
+The page is created.
+People are invited to subscribe to the next Apache Flex [mailing lists](/flex/mailing-lists.html)
+Those lists are added to for convenience, using the markmail feedback
+Discussions start, consensus building, clarifying what the PPMC is, roadmap or not.
+##January 17th, software grant received
+Adobe's [software grant]( is received by
the ASF's 
+secretary, the Flex code can now be imported into Apache Flex's code repository.
+##Feb 16th, Adobe's roadmap for Flex
+[Adobe's view of Flex and its commitments to Flex in the future](
+published, helps explain how it intends to collaborate with Flex.
+- pointers to svn and JIRA import
+- logo contest
+- whiteboard in svn
+- discussions about what belongs where in the codebase
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