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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Flex for Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 20 Dec 2011 02:09:08 GMT
Agreed. That is/was my read, too.
On Dec 19, 2011 6:48 PM, "ralph.goers @dslextreme.com" <
ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:

> I don't read it that way.  Yes, ASF projects only contain individuals, but
> most of those individuals are employed and are in some way influenced by
> their employer. Calling out that the initial set of committers will be
> diverse and that a majority of those committers will be coming from places
> other than the company donating the code is very good to know.  Perhaps the
> sentence should be reworded to simply reflect that.
>
> Ralph
>
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Donald Whytock <dwhytock@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > A minor comment on one sentence...
> >
> > "To that end, Adobe will only have minority representation on the
> > initial committers list."
> >
> > As I understand it, companies don't have representation in Apache
> > projects.  Individuals do, that may or may not belong to a given
> > company, and that may or may not be operating with their employer's
> > backing.
> >
> > It'll be good to have participation by people with access to the
> > resources of the original contributors.  But it's participation by
> > people.  Whether or not those people represent Adobe is between Adobe
> > and them.
> >
> > Just so Adobe understands that's a consequence of the code grant.
> >
> > Looks interesting, though.  Given AOO, is this suggesting a trend of
> > major companies transferring code and communities to Apache?
> >
> > Don
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I would like to propose Flex to be an Apache Incubator project.
> > >
> > > Here's a link to the proposal:
> > > http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/FlexProposal
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > >
> > > Alex Harui
> > > Flex SDK Team
> > > Adobe Systems, Inc.
> > > http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> > >
> > >
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