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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Proposal for contributing code from GraniteDS
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:56:19 GMT



On 11/28/12 11:35 AM, "Franck Wolff" <franck.wolff@graniteds.org> wrote:

> Alex,
> 
> Sorry for the delay, I have been very busy last week with the new GraniteDS
> release, among other things.
> 
> My answers below:
> 
> 2012/11/14 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>
> 

>>> 
>>> Good point. All classes from the org.granite.math package were written
>> from
>>> scratch, but part of the BigDecimal code is inspired (not copied though)
>>> from the Java implementation. What do you suggest in order to make sure
>>> that there is no legal issue?
>> If you've never seen their code, I think we are good.
>> 
> 
> 
> Well, I did see their code but I didn't copy it and I don't think this a
> problem. However, you can double-check upon this potential issue.
OK, well Copyright is about copying so if there isn't an obvious copy of the
Java code I think we're ok there.
> 
> 
>>>> 2) Packaging:  All the packages are currently org.granite.*.  Do you
>> have a
>>>> large body of users who will complain loudly if you change the package
>>>> name?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> I don't think so: changing package names is just a research / replace
>>> operation...
>> OK, we'll I'm open to suggestions for package names and the swc name.  I
>> think it shouldn't have granite in it because it is your company's name. So
>>     org.apache.flex.math
>>     org.apache.flex.reflect
>>     org.apache.flex.validation
>> And for the swc, other than the Container dependency and ObjectUtil
>> dependency, I didn't see a lot of other Flex dependencies so I think all of
>> these classes can go in one new swc?  I don't see a reason to put it under
>> "experimental".  I considered names like "asjava.swc" since these are all
>> based on java features?
>> 
> 
> 
> Ok, I can be whatever the community wants.
Just pick something for now.  We can change it later.  We just need to not
use granite. 
> 
> 
> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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