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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [MENTOR] distributing the InstallApacheFlex app
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:09:16 GMT


On 7/25/12 11 :22PM, "Greg Reddin" <gredbug@gmail.com> wrote:

>See below:
>
>Sent from my mobile device.
>
>On Jul 25, 2012, at 4:12 PM, Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> I have two questions:
>> 1.  Are we allowed to have binary code in the Apache repository?
>
>Is the .swf file buildable? Is there a way to build it from source and
>include the output in the project build? Could the build of this binary
>artifact be scripted into the build of the overall project?

The directory in question is
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/utilities/InstallApacheFlex
/badge

AIRInstallBadge.as - this is a Adobe AIR sample program that has an Adobe
AIR SDK license which allows modification but I'm not sure Apache will
allow this license in their src
AIRInstallBadge.fla - this is a input file to Adobe Flash Professional but
it is is not in a readable form - I would consider this source but I'm not
sure Apache does
AIRInstallBadge.swf - I presume this was built from some combination of
the .fla and .as files but I'm not sure how and most likely requires Flash
Professional
AIRInstallBadgeCS4.fla
expressinstall.swf - this has an Adobe license but it is downloadable and
the SDK is already doing that
index.html
snippet.txt
swfobject.js - this has a compatible license and it is downloadable and
the SDK is already doing that

Carol


>
>Also is the nature of this artifact such that it is only used for display
>purposes or is there functionality built into it? If there is not then I
>wouldn't have a problem hosing the binary artifact. If so then it's
>trickier. 
>
>> 2.  Are we allowed to distribute the AIR apps (one for Windows and one
>>for OSX) in our binaries directory (or sub-directory)?
>
>We'd want to release it in the same way as the release we just did. It
>would just be a different artifact. Of course we'd only release the
>source but it would not be a problem to host the convenience binary.
>
>That's my best guess anyway. Maybe it doesn't need to be a release but it
>seems like the right approach to me.
>
>Greg
>
>
>> 
>> Carol
>> 


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