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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:07:38 GMT
Update:

Adobe legal says we (probably Chris) can code up a mockup that runs against
some dummy assets (as Chris suggested) in the open.  Then Legal can review
the basic flow from that mockup and decide if it will be sufficient.

-Alex

On 11/29/12 11:28 PM, "christofer.dutz@c-ware.de"
<christofer.dutz@c-ware.de> wrote:

> Hi Greg,
> 
> we are not talking about the entire plugin ... just one fragment (assumably
> not even 5% of the entire suite) that deals with downloading stuff from Adobe.
> All the other parts of the plugin would be developed in the open :-)
> 
> Chris
> 
> ________________________________________
> Von: Greg Reddin [gredbug@gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 30. November 2012 01:49
> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
> 
> Personally I don't see any way I can support being forced to develop this in
> private. Apache doesn't work that way. I suppose if that's the only choice
> they give us and Chris is willing to do it on his own he can submit it to us
> as a patch but there's no guarantee it will be accepted. For myself I'd prefer
> to manually download the artifacts than to accept an agreement like that.
> 
> At this point I don't guess I would veto a commit if this is what it comes to
> but this is a horrible way to develop a plugin that is essential to many Flex
> users. It should be developed in the open in a way that addresses everybody's
> needs including Adobe's and the community's. This is a slap in the face to the
> Apache Way.
> 
> Sent from my mobile device.
> 
> On Nov 29, 2012, at 5:01 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> 
>> Our legal team requested a few days to consider whether they really need
>> this developed in private.  So if they come back that they want it to be
>> private I will present this option.
>> 
>> If you want to wait to get their answer that is fine, or you can start now
>> but please do it in private.
>> 
>> 
>> On 11/29/12 2:52 PM, "christofer.dutz@c-ware.de" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Another option would be to place dummy files on the Adobe download servers
>>> (but allready with the real names) and to develop the mojo publically ... as
>>> soon as Adobe is sattisfied with the license accepting and downloading part,
>>> they could replace the dummy files with real ones and we could concentrate
>>> on
>>> "mavenizing" the donload.
>>> 
>>> Chris
>>> 
>>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: Justin Mclean [mailto:justinmclean@gmail.com] Im Auftrag von Justin
>>> Mclean
>>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. November 2012 23:43
>>> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Betreff: Re: [POLL] Maven and Apache Flex
>>> 
>>> HI,
>>> 
>>>> One important thing, legal may want you to develop this plug-in
>>>> without checking it into any public source code repository until they
>>>> have a chance to see it work.
>>> Can you give their reasons behind this?
>>> 
>>> Wouldn't it be better to have it worked on collaboratively in the open by
>>> the
>>> community?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Justin
>> 
>> --
>> Alex Harui
>> Flex SDK Team
>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>> 

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


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