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From Jonathan Campos <jonbcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Committer duties and information
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 20:56:13 GMT
(my first) +1

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org>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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