incubator-flex-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Jonathan Campos <jonbcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Committer duties and information
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 20:33:50 GMT
Mike,

I can't say for sure what may have happened, but I know that we have been
working actively to send out a few newsletters and details when available.
With the Flex Summit, and these movements with Apache we've had to be a bit
patient waiting for this stuff to be straightened out. Now that things are
moving forward so will we.

J

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Michael Schmalle <mike@teotigraphix.com>wrote:

>  You could also pick off a bug, fix it, get reviewed, and get a committer
>> to
>> submit. The patch would be able to still be voted down if the patch wasn't
>> liked by another committer and discussions would follow.
>>
>
> I am an initial committer, that is why I am asking these questions. I also
> agree that the kitchen sink shouldn't be included in the core SDK but there
> should be some off-shoot of some kind.
>
> Also I signed up for Spoon more than a month ago, you guys said you would
> get back to me I have not not heard anything, so these questions are trying
> to clear the fog for me.
>
> Mike
>
>
> Quoting Jonathan Campos <jonbcampos@gmail.com>:
>
>  These are great questions and many of them that we asked at the Flex
>> Summit.
>>
>> You could also pick off a bug, fix it, get reviewed, and get a committer
>> to
>> submit. The patch would be able to still be voted down if the patch wasn't
>> liked by another committer and discussions would follow.
>>
>> For a new component you could try to just add it in, but you'll go through
>> this same process of review and voting. I've said it before a few times
>> that there are plenty of people that have their own amazing "login window
>> component", doesn't meant that it will go in if other committers disagree.
>> That doesn't mean that the component isn't the most amazing thing since
>> sliced bread, just means that maybe it doesn't belong in the framework
>> that
>> everyone uses. That is what 3rd party add-ons are perfect for.
>>
>> We as a group should be focusing on what we can do to make these 3rd party
>> add-ons easier to include, not how to get everything and the kitchen sink
>> into the framework.
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Michael Schmalle <mike@teotigraphix.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>>  Quoting Jonathan Campos <jonbcampos@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>  That is an exact question that I asked at the Flex Summit specifically
>>> for
>>>
>>>> the group.
>>>>
>>>> Roy Fielding had a great analogy/answer.
>>>> The main idea is that this is that we are throwing a party, not running
>>>> a
>>>> business with free labor. So people need to be energized about what they
>>>> are doing, they aren't there to be given tasks.
>>>>
>>>> As such there is no roadmap. You may come up with a great idea and start
>>>> working on it, then when other people see what you are doing they may
>>>> join.
>>>> Over time your idea snowballs and gets added in, but this doesn't mean
>>>> that
>>>> there is a formal roadmap for people to sit at and program away against.
>>>>
>>>> However this is where Spoon comes in. We do have plans and roadmaps of
>>>> features we want to add. Some take time and require people. If you are
>>>> interested in our roadmap (our party) you and anyone else is free to
>>>> join.
>>>>
>>>> Make sense?
>>>>
>>>> J
>>>>
>>>>
>>> This actually does make sense for features.
>>>
>>> So can I ask this, am I to then just look at the bug base, say hey that
>>> looks like something I can fix, fix it then commit it?
>>>
>>> Don't jump on this to quick, I am saying there needs to be a unit test? I
>>> remember Alex saying that Apache is usually commit & review but that they
>>> were trying for a review and commit in the beginning. Has anybody else
>>> heard this?
>>>
>>> Does there have to be votes on say a new component that would be added to
>>> the SDK? I'm really just trying to understand the algorithm of
>>> develop/test/fix/commit for an initial committer.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Jonathan Campos
>> Dallas Flex User Group Manager
>> http://www.d-flex.org/
>> blog: http://www.unitedmindset.com/**jonbcampos<http://www.unitedmindset.com/jonbcampos>
>> twitter: http://www.twitter.com/**jonbcampos<http://www.twitter.com/jonbcampos>
>>
>>
>
>
>


-- 
Jonathan Campos
Dallas Flex User Group Manager
http://www.d-flex.org/
blog: http://www.unitedmindset.com/jonbcampos
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jonbcampos

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message