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From Mikkel Bang <>
Subject Re: Status of Flex Charts?
Date Sun, 20 May 2012 11:14:23 GMT

Sorry if I'm asking a stupid question - but what's the status of Apache
Flex now?

When do y'all think we can see some new and improved Flex Charts with those
much needed fixes<>?
For i.e. the simplest Flex Bar Chart possible<>,
the simplest Flex Area Chart possible <> and the
simplest Flex Pie Chart possible <>?

I can't think of a more professional way to display important financial


2012/3/16 Mikkel Bang <>

> Bless you Doug, man I'm glad I'm in the right place!
> I'll just go ahead and publish my annual reports with the old Flex and
> hope that things will have changed next year.
> I'll try to come up with new ideas as I go along but I doubt my skills
> will suffice for the challenging times ahead!
> Thank y'all so much!
> Mikkel
> 2012/3/15 Doug McCune <>
>> But in terms of what he is asking I *think* the answer is basically: don't
>> assume Adobe will fix any bugs in the existing Flex charting code. Any
>> fixes for charting will eventually get done (if they get done at all) by
>> Apache Flex. Apache Flex is not yet ready to make any progress on bug
>> fixes
>> like that until the existing Adobe bugbase gets imported. So right now
>> we're basically in a limbo state, since we can't get Adobe to do bug
>> fixes,
>> and nobody in Apache Flex will do bugfixes until some of thee
>> infrastructure tasks are complete. So to Mikkel: this is the right place
>> to
>> try to get those bugs fixed, but this is not yet the right time.
>> So unfortunately the best answer is: wait and check back, and then once
>> more progress is made with Apache Flex you can try to get a committer to
>> address some of the issues with charting that you have, or you can submit
>> a
>> patch yourself if you want to get your hands dirty and fix things.

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