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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release InstallApacheFlex 1.0 - RC8
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 07:17:16 GMT
On Oct 23, 2012 11:35 PM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
>
> Ah, a Windows thing ;-) I really didn't see the point, but had no
> objection... but I'm on a Mac. On Windows, yes, I totally agree that
> it should be in a general directory 'Apache Flex', but maybe not in
> it's own subdirectory, but in a directory 'utilities'? And are we (or
> the Installer installer) creating shortcuts in the Start menu (while
> it lasts...) and on the Desktop? If so, what are their names?
>
> All this ties very strongly with the "first impressions" thing, which
> I feel very strong about.
>
> EdB
>
>

It's not just a Windows thing.  The same exact directory structure will be
under the /Applications/ directory on the Mac as well.

Also, I agree that the name "Apache Flex SDK Installer" sounds much better.

Thanks,
Om

>
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:10 AM, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Oct 23, 2012 10:36 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I'm ok with reviewing another RC, but I don't think it is necessary.
 At
> > any
> >> point in time, we might want to change its name again later to qualify
> > some
> >> other aspect of the release.
> >>
> >
> > It is not the name I am worried about.   It is about directory in which
it
> > will get installed under.
> >
> > Instead of installing under Program Files(x86)/InstallApacheFlex/, we
> > should install it under Program Files(x86)/Apache
Flex/InstallApacheFlex.
> > This will help be more organized when we release more utilities/tools.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Om
> >
> >> I hope for the next SDK release the installer releases at the same time
> > and
> >> shows up in the web page right under it source packages so it is clear
> > what
> >> it is going to install.
> >>
> >> On 10/23/12 10:27 PM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
> >>
> >> > You know I'm always up for another RC :-)
> >> >
> >> > EdB
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 6:47 AM, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Hans | dotdotcommadot <
> >> >> hans@dotdotcommadot.com> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>> +1. Great job, definitely!
> >> >>> Looks and functions good enough for now, although I reeeeally think
> > the
> >> >>> name of the application should not be "InstallApacheFlex" but it
> > should be
> >> >>> in a folder "Apache Flex" and be called "Apache Flex SDK
Installer",
> >> >>> especially for the first official release.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >> You make too much sense :-)
> >> >>
> >> >> This sounds easy enough to do.   And if we dont do it now, we wont
be
> > able
> >> >> to do this in subsequent releases without causing confusion.
> >> >>
> >> >> RC9 okay with folks?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >> Om
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On 23 Oct 2012, at 19:49, Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicholas@spoon.as>
> > wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>>> +1 (Binding)
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Good work again guys.  Excited to tell the world about it ;)
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> -Nick
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Hans | dotdotcommadot <
> >> >>>> hans@dotdotcommadot.com> wrote:
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>> This is true.
> >> >>>>> When you build with a different certificate,
> >> >>>>> you always need to delete the previous installed version
of an
> >> >>> application
> >> >>>>> in order to install the new version.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> On 23 Oct 2012, at 17:21, Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl>
wrote:
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>> This might be the issue where you need to uninstall
a previous
> > version
> >> >>>>>> of the app first. Om explained something about certificates...
Om?
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> EdB
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Carol Frampton <
cframpto@adobe.com
> >>
> >> >>>>> wrote:
> >> >>>>>>> Installed and all went fine.  md5 matched for both
platforms.
> >  Line
> >> >>>>> ending
> >> >>>>>>> are correct for the platform.  Simple AIR and Players
apps
compile
> >> >>> with
> >> >>>>>>> FlashBuilder 4.7 on OSX.
> >> >>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>> However then I clicked the Install InstallApacheFlex
icon again
> > and I
> >> >>>>> got
> >> >>>>>>> the "Sorry an error has occurred.  This application
can not be
> >> >>> installed
> >> >>>>>>> because the installer has been misconfigured."
 I expected the
> > "this
> >> >>>>>>> application is already installed" message.  Is
anyone else
seeing
> >> >>> this?
> >> >>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>> Carol
> >> >>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>> On 10/22/12 3 :07PM, "Om" <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >> >>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> *Issues addressed in this Release Candidate:*
> >> >>>>>>>> Disabled (i.e. hid) UI for selecting languages.
 The app will
now
> >> >>>>> default
> >> >>>>>>>> to en_US.
> >> >>>>>>>> Other languages will be enabled again in the
next release
after
> > bug
> >> >>>>> fixing
> >> >>>>>>>> and thorough testing.
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> This is the first official release of the InstallApacheFlex
AIR
> >> >>>>>>>> application.  The official Apache distribution
is the source
kit
> >> >>> which
> >> >>>>> can
> >> >>>>>>>> contain only source.
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> The source distributions for Windows and Mac
are available
here:
> >> >>>>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC8/
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> The binary distributions as a convenience for
the respective
> >> >>> platforms,
> >> >>>>>>>> available here:
> >> >>>>>>>>
> > http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC8/binaries/
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> Along with the installer, we are releasing
the 'badge
installer'
> > that
> >> >>>>> can
> >> >>>>>>>> be embedded in our site as well as third-party
websites.  Here
> > is a
> >> >>>>>>>> preview:
> >> >>>>>>>> http://incubator.apache.org/flex/installer.html
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> *Before voting please review the section,*
> >> >>>>>>>> "What are the ASF requirements on approving
a release?" at
> >> >>>>>>>> http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#approving-a-release
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> *Please vote to approve this release:*
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> [ ] +1 Approve the release
> >> >>>>>>>> [ ] -1 Veto the release (please provide specific
comments)
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> This vote will be open for at least 72 hours.
> >> >>>>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>>> Regards,
> >> >>>>>>>> Om & Erik
> >> >>>>>>>> Apache Flex PPMC members + Release managers
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> --
> >> >>>>>> Ix Multimedia Software
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> >> >>>>>> 3521 VB Utrecht
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> T. 06-51952295
> >> >>>>>> I. www.ixsoftware.nl
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >> --
> >> Alex Harui
> >> Flex SDK Team
> >> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> >> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> >>
>
>
>
> --
> Ix Multimedia Software
>
> Jan Luykenstraat 27
> 3521 VB Utrecht
>
> T. 06-51952295
> I. www.ixsoftware.nl

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