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From Ivan Ilijašić <>
Subject Re: Did Flex lost contact to its investors?
Date Sun, 15 Jan 2012 19:38:02 GMT
2012/1/15 João Saleiro <>

> Jokes apart, this topic is quite interesting. I have no doubts that Flex
> will thrive from the technological point of view - we are here on this
> mailing list with that purpose in mind.
> But what about perception? It's not up to the Apache Foundation to manage
> PR (or is it?) and our personal efforts will probably be to scattered.
> Bertrand, could you provide us more info on how was the successful Apache
> Web Server managed in terms of PR? Did it succeed solely due to it's
> unparalleled quality or were there planned PR activities?
> João Saleiro

I mentioned on Spoon mailing list how good it would be if we could organize
a website something like 'Flex showcase' in which we can write about latest
Flex updates, components, libraries, "success stories" but mostly that
could be a place where we can present Flex projects -  enterprise apps,
entertaiment, mobile aps, you name it. Connect this with Twitter, LinkedIn,
private blogs and websites. I would really like to be involved in a project
such as this one. I'm not sure how much will I be able to contribute in
Flex code optimization but writing and posting - that I can do every day :)

I don't know what's the status with Will it be donated to Spoon
or Apache or who will run it in the future?
There is Flex showcase but I believe it's not really up-to-date. And
success stories on are pretty boring material :)

Ivan Ilijašić
Flex ACE / UGM

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