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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Flex 4.8.0
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:32:06 GMT



On 7/3/12 1:10 AM, "Bertrand Delacretaz" <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
> <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> ...I'm expecting to be able to review the release on Thursday unless
>> other mentors beat me to it....
> 
> I'm self-beating me to it, found time to do that now.
> 
> Thanks to Carol for putting the release together, it looks mostly
> good, even though a few things that should be easy to fix stand in the
> way.
> 
> I have ignored the -incubating-bin.tar.gz file, we don't release
> binaries, so -1 on that one.
Several Apache documents state that there are binary distributions provided
as a convenience.  Do they go through a different process?
> 
> The -src archive looks good, with two open questions which lead me to
> a -1 for now:
> 
> 1) The -src archive does contain a few binary files: an flv, an mp3
> and a ttf which should be harmless. But how about
> ./frameworks/projects/flash-integration/FLA/ContentHolder.fla? How can
> people check that file in order to trust it? Remember that I'm
> clueless about Flash and Flex in general, I'm only here as an
> incubation mentor...the answer might be trivial.
A FLA file is a source project for Flash Professional.  If you are a user of
Flash Professional and want to use it to create components for Flex, you can
start with some plug-ins that involve this file.  In general, how does a
project that allows for integration from other paid-for proprietary projects
provide sample projects or other integration files?
> 
> 2) Do we have confirmation that the Flex trademark agreement between
> Adobe and the ASF was signed? I don't think so, and we cannot release
> without it, as mentioned by Alex in this thread. But let's get the
> release archives ready, assuming that comes soon.
The person who will sign for Adobe is ready to sign, but because Adobe is
off this week, it isn't clear that I will get the signed document this week.

We will make the other adjustments and produce another candidate.

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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