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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: Roadmap
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2012 04:51:41 GMT
I agree with Omar.  Igor, please change your use of the word "Roadmap".

An interesting thing to do might be to devise a survey to find out what is
important to our different segments of potential users and focus on
non-features like having some sort of forecast or roadmap is really
important, or if having bugs fixed or migration to other stacks or developer
support is critical to adoption of Apache Flex.


On 8/11/12 3:43 PM, "Omar Gonzalez" <> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Igor Costa <> wrote:
>> A pre stablish software that is commercially available needs a Road Map,
>> software that is still engaging on community needs work in progress.
>> By far, Road Map point to the decisions so far and History.
>> ----------------------------
>> Igor Costa
> This his been a topic of discussion a few times before.
> Here are some links:
> 2Eflex-dev+roadmap&page=2
> Eflex-dev+roadmap
> ap#query:%20list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.flex-dev%20flex%20roadmap+page:5+mid:j
> zrrj73gcivbfyrl+state:results
> Basically it comes down to the fact that we are all here on a volunteer
> basis, and people will "scratch their own itch" when it comes to making
> contributions. A roadmap implies both promises on features and timelines
> for those deliveries, both of which we do not have.
> If you want to list out history, let's make a *Change Log* page where we
> can list release versions and all the notes we need on it.
> If you want committers to list some of the stuff we're working on, we
> should make a page called *Works in Progress*.
> But let's get rid of the *Roadmap*.
> If we want to list what some priorities are for the future, then lets make
> a page called *High Priority Items*. However, we can't just go adding to
> that page without posting links to discussions in the mailing list where
> we've discussed the important of something that needs to be happening soon.
> There are no project leads here, so we can't make up these decisions
> without consensus from the community because nobody is going to work on
> them that way because its not "their itch".
> If I'm wrong in those I'd love for someone else to jump in and correct me.
> -omar

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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