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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Flex SDK Installer 2.0 RC1
Date Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:21:51 GMT

On 1/2/13 6:09 AM, "Erik de Bruin" <> wrote:

> I'm sorry I'm late to this discussion, but all I can say is: Wow! and:
> Really?
Yeah, sorry.  I tend to be conservative about legal/policy stuff.  I know
some others have the "ask for forgiveness" philosophy, but that tends not to
work too well in "corporate veil" situations.

> The whole website is in SVN. It is source (mdtext), consumed by a compiler
> (the buildbot), spit out as HTML and released outside the project on the
> WWW. How is that different from our other sources? Do you suggest we have a
> vote on every update of the site?
I think the line is about human readable, passive content, but I posed this
in the mentor thread I just sent out.
> One rule to rule them all, if we insist on the letter, instead of the
> spirit, of the rules. Mind you, I think you're killing a nice tool in the
> process, one of the more successful tools in keeping the SDK 'alive and
> kicking' in the real world.
I'm not trying to kill the tool.  In fact I have suggested ways to implement
the desired goals that I think conform to the Apache policy.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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