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From Rogelio Castillo Aqueveque <roge...@rogeliocastillo.com>
Subject Re: Committer duties and information
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:01:33 GMT
Hi guys, I have been reading the thread and I think Bertrand has a very good point here, for
me this is the biggest "thumbs up" so far.

+1 for modularity

Cheers

R

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Rogelio Castillo Aqueveque
rogelio@rogeliocastillo.com




On 4/01/2012, at 5:54 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 9:42 PM, Michael Schmalle <mike@teotigraphix.com> wrote:
>> ...I also think that the list should really have a decent discussion about the
>> future uses of interfaces and the lack of them in the framework to allow for
>> customizations through composition instead of subclassing or copy and paste
>> craziness....
> 
> I have extremely limited knowledge of Flex or its internals (which
> might actually be a good thing in my role as an incubation mentor
> here) but from this and other comments in this thread I sense that
> improving modularization and "composability" of Flex might help
> avoiding difficult discussions about which component is better than
> another one.
> 
> The Apache HTTP server project is an excellent example of extremely
> modular software, and I think a big part of that is because people
> couldn't agree of what needs to be in a web server. By reducing the
> server to a minimal core, and having plugins for most everything, the
> part on which everybody must agree is much smaller.
> 
> In summary, I think modularity is a very powerful tool to avoid
> conflicts in large open source projects ;-)
> 
> -Bertrand


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