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From Carlos Rovira <carlos.rov...@codeoscopic.com>
Subject Re: Our first Sunday
Date Sun, 08 Jan 2012 12:54:08 GMT
Great words Dimitri! :)

I think this feelings are shared by all of us :)

El domingo 8 de enero de 2012, Dimitri k. <koro@noos.fr> escribió:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I wanted to use this relatively quiet Sunday moment here (Apache Flex,
the mailing-list that never sleeps) to express my gratitude about the first
week of the Apache Flex project.
>
> I'm guessing I'm not the only one who has kind of an emotionnal
investment to Flex, added to a real investment in it, and who was really
disturbed from the events of Black November.
>
> So this first week was very important for a lot of us, who needed a
restored hope, and were anxious to see how things were going to happen in
this new open model and era.
> In my opinion, this week was a tremendous success in this regard, and is
a great seed to the project success, because not only we've already at
least shown that a lot of people cared about Flex, and his future, but also
that a good part of them are ready to invest their time and energy in
moving Flex forward.
>
> And this week has also shown some really encouraging signs for this
project, between the impressive investment of people like Michael S. or the
logo designers, the honest and to-the-point responses of Alex concerning
Adobe, the ambitions of the Spoon guys and, above all, the will to accept
to disagree with each other within a respectful and forward-looking spirit.
>
> Of course, I know that the hardest part is still ahead, and the true test
will come with real impactful decisions and deep disagreements.
> But at least we're off to a great start, and we all deserve to enjoy that.
>
> Last but not least, I especially wanted to thank Bertrand, our first
mentor, who, in my opinion, has made a "pixel-perfect" mentoring for now,
from the proposal and vote handling to this first week set up and support.
> I really think that Apache Flex is lucky to have been gifted such a
forward-oriented, conflict-resolving and pragmatic mentor, and the fact
that we're already working on Flex future only less than 3 week after the
Proposal is a testament of the great work he's done.
>
> So thank you all for the life you've already breathed into this project,
and I hope my "French Sunday morning thoughts to English" prose was not too
hard to read.
>
> Have a nice Sunday (be it with families, friends or bits of code), and
long live to Apache Flex.
>
> Dimitri K.
>

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