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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] corinthia PPMC+committer -= dortef, franz, gbg, ianc, jani, louis, pmkelly
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2015 04:54:05 GMT
I am in the same boat as Alex with regard to QT, but Apache Pivot also has a similar goal.

Ralph

> On Sep 7, 2015, at 9:43 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> 
> Apologies if I’m way off base here as I’m not familiar with Corinthia or
> QT Editor.  If Corinthia were to  develop the web-based editor mentioned
> upthread and make that the preferred/recommended editor for the project,
> does that make the QT Editor optional enough for Apache?
> 
> <shameless-plug>Apache Flex is a UI Toolkit for web apps as well as
> desktop and mobile apps and the community is working on a version that
> outputs HTML/JS/CSS that can be consumed by Apache Cordova to target
> multiple platforms.</shameless-plug>
> 
> -Alex
> 
> On 9/7/15, 2:37 AM, "Greg Stein" <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 7, 2015 4:12 PM, "Jochen Theodorou" <blackdrag@gmx.org> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> I am not sure that approach is realistic. I mean, if you say it must be
>> optional and not required, then there must be an existing alternative. And
>> that alternative must be not LGPL. If there is such a toolkit, then why
>> not
>> go with that right away? The project has to manage its resources well.
>> 
>> Exactly. Without an alternative, then you have a pile of code that doesn't
>> meet any user expectations.
>> 
>> If it can be released as a library, for downstream users to produce an
>> editor, then okay. But an releasing an editor with no UI is kind of a
>> non-starter. :-(
>> 
>> Given the UI landscape, and its licensing, I can see why Corinthia would
>> like to host elsewhere. One day, we'll see some permissive UI
>> libraries....
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> -g
> 
> 
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