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From Nick Collins <ndcoll...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Flex SDK Installer 2.0 RC1
Date Tue, 01 Jan 2013 15:13:29 GMT
Is there a specific reason why we are targeting FP 11.1 as opposed to 11.4
or 11.5?


On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 3:29 AM, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:

> The config is not part of the source.  There is only a reference to its url
> in the installer app.   The installer was designed with this scenario in
> mind.
>
> A copy is included as a convenience to the developer who uses it.  In that
> sense it is more like a .properties file.
>
> We need to be able to change the sdk version without having to push an
> update to the installer.  Bundling the config xml with the source or binary
> will cause issues .
>
> Thanks,
> Om
> On Jan 1, 2013 12:06 AM, "Justin Mclean" <justin@classsoftware.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > > Apache only officially releases (and we are voting on) a source
> > distribution for the installer.
> > Would a run time loaded config file be really considered part of that
> > source? Basically it's the same as the build.properties for the Flex SDK.
> > While the build.properties is part of the source release kit you
> generally
> > need to edit and change the values in it.
> >
> > The XML file is not compiled into the source it can also be
> changed/edited
> > by the user to install other versions of the SDK or AIR. A "typical"
> > version of it is included in the source (just like build.properties) see
> > "sdk-insaller-config-2.0.xml"  in the root src directory.
> >
> > Would you consider the disclaimer page to be  part of the source? It's on
> > the wiki and linked to by the application. Or the cgi scipt it uses to
> get
> >  the mirror? Where exactly do you draw the line?
> >
> > Either way when a vote is called for it only requires three more +1 than
> > -1 votes and I don't see this as a reason for voting -1.
> >
> > Justin
> >
> >
>

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