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From Frédéric Thomas <>
Subject Re: [Automation] Could we lose automation for legal or business reasons?
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:44:27 GMT
In order to focus and work on what will be included in the first release, 
it's maybe not a bad thing to do a list what will not be included in it.

We knew already about the RSLs, now, automation, what else ?

Frédéric Thomas

-----Message d'origine----- 
From: Bertrand Delacretaz
Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: [Automation] Could we lose automation for legal or business 

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:23 AM, David Arno <> wrote:
> ..."Hey world,
> here's the first ever Apache release of Flex. Please note, before 
> attempting
> to use it, you should read our release notes where we detail all of the 
> bits
> of Adobe Flex that you likely use, but that Adobe chose not to denote to 
> us
> after all. You'll likely stick with 4.6 as a result, but hey at least Flex
> is open source now, even if it's broken."
> Great PR that would be!...

As an incubation mentor I have previously suggested that creating a
first release as soon as possible would be a good thing in terms of
"training" this team with the Apache release process.

I still think that's a good idea, and I assume we wouldn't make much
noise about such a release. We can call it a "subset release" or
whatever's suitable, its just a good step towards making a first
"real" release that Flex users find really useful compared to the
current Adobe Flex release.

If you're frustrated about the full code donation taking too much
time, that's a totally different topic IMO. If the code had been fully
donated already, I would still recommend releasing it as soon as
possible, but for users having a release that doesn't bring any new
features is not really useful anyway, so that wouldn't change this


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