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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [Mentor] & [PPMC] FlexUnit
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:51:35 GMT



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.
> 
> 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.
> 
> 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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