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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [Mentor] & [PPMC] FlexUnit
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:08:16 GMT

On Aug 22, 2012, at 11:51 AM, Alex Harui wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On 8/22/12 11:25 AM, "labriola@digitalprimates.net"
> <labriola@digitalprimates.net> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> I have prepared the Software Grant and scrubbed the code base for FlexUnit to
>> the point where I believe I can contribute it to the project. I will likely
>> submit most of the modules upon approval and then need to engage in a
>> discussion with Adobe before I can donate the last module or two, however, we
>> would have a functional framework. The use of FlexUnit was already marked as a
>> [Decision] earlier in our discussions.
>> 
>> First a procedure question, do I file the software grant immediately and then
>> work on IP clearance with the PPMC or the reverse?
> For Adobe donations, we made sure we had the IP clearance to donate it
> (meaning we owned every file or had permission to donate very file) then
> filed the software grant.  Recently, Bertrand said we were supposed then do
> another Apache-oriented IP review to make sure everything had headers and
> was compatibly licensed.

Exactly.

>> Second, FlexUnit has both a full wiki of documentation and courseware. I would
>> like to donate those too. How do we go about donating something like a book?
> IIRC, that is another Software Grant.

Not necessarily, either way there needs to be license and copyright review.

Regards,
Dave

>> 
>> Third, I have refactored FlexUnit to have only transient dependencies on other
>> projects which are now optional, but it will mean the build and setup process
>> is more complicated, so looking for volunteers to work with me on this.
>> 
>> Fourth, for the Adobe folks, FlexUnit 4.x can run older FlexUnit tests by
>> wrapping the older version of FlexUnit (version .9) which is still Adobe's.
>> Wondering if Adobe would donate that older version to make things easier.
> How important is this?  What percentage of existing tests need this?  Can
> you just use the Adobe libs or do you really need the source?  For example,
> you can opt in to font embedding in Apache Flex 4.8 by using the Adobe
> libraries.
>> 
>> Mike
>> 
>> 
>> digital primates (r)
>> 
>> Michael Labriola
>> labriola@digitalprimates.net<mailto:labriola@digitalprimates.net>
>> 
>> tel:  +1.773.693.7800 x206
>> fax: +1.773.409.9251
> 
> -- 
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> 


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