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From Peter Ent <>
Subject Re: Getting Mustella to work.
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:27:39 GMT

Unlike Alex and Carol who have worked deep with Flex and probably other
SDKs, I have an application-developer background (which I hope proves
useful down the road when growing Flex for application development), so I
have found working, what I call, "behind the scenes", to be a bit

This is especially true for Mustella which is a very complex thing.
Getting an event-driven, asynchronous framework like Flex to have an
automated test structure is no easy feat. I, personally, am very grateful
to have such a community to help, no matter how much time you can spare,
make Flex better by having a robust and complete test system.


On 8/15/12 12:27 PM, "Omar Gonzalez" <> wrote:

>On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, Carol Frampton wrote:
>> On 8/15/12 12 :02PM, "Omar Gonzalez"
>> wrote:
>> >On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, Carol Frampton wrote:
>> >
>> >> I would like to reiterate what Alex is saying.  All the mustella code
>> >>has
>> >> been donated.  Yes there are many failing tests.
>> >>
>> >> I read several emails this morning about the level of commit activity
>> >>not
>> >> being higher because we're waiting for mustella.  Well mustella is
>> >> It is time for the community to help out and get all the tests up and
>> >> running.  Or contribute an entirely different test system if you'd
>> >>rather.
>> >>
>> >> Carol
>> >>
>> >>
>> > Like I've said before, a lot of us were waiting on this. This doesn't
>> >mean
>> >that we are now able to drop everything and dedicate as much time as
>> >yourself or Alex. I don't get paid to help Apache Flex, so I have to
>> >the time where I can, and now that the tests are up I'll be helping
>> >test his work whenever I am able to find time when I'm not at work. The
>> >way
>> >you point it out comes off a little condescending, for lack of a better
>> >word. We're all aware of how much effort you've put in, Carol, and we
>> >truly appreciate it. We're just not all in the same boat as you being
>> >to contribute during our work days.
>> >
>> >Just my thoughts, they'll probably fall on deaf ears.
>> I hear you and I totally understand that most people can only contribute
>> here and there when they have a few spare cycles.
>> I will try to chose my words more carefully next time.
>> Carol
>Thank you I appreciate your response. I also hear what you're saying and I
>hear your point, my Things has a Work on Mustella entry now though, the
>work Peter, Alex, Gordon and yourself have done is encouraging and
>motivating. I suspect other committers/contributors feel the same and I
>hope to see activity ramp up in the coming weeks. I really hope I'm right.

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