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From Tony Stevenson <pct...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache Flex: Digitally Signing Air Applications
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 08:43:25 GMT
Om wrote on Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 01:39:10AM -0700:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 12:02 AM, Tony Stevenson <pctony@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > Daniel Shahaf wrote on Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 01:25:38AM +0100:
> > > PGP-sign it as well, then.  That's the standard way all artifacts are
> > > signed (and centrally verified).
> > >
> > > For future reference infra-dev@ is a public list, why didn't you CC
> > flex-dev@?
> > >
> > > Om wrote on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 21:26:07 -0700:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > As the first release of Apache Flex is being worked on, we are
> > planning to
> > > > put out an installer application written in Flex + AIR as a convenience
> > > > utility.  This page
> > > > http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex/lets you
> > > > download a binary file which is the installer.
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > You should NOT be using this machine to host installers.  This is not
> > the correct location, to start with it is not intended for this purpose;
> > it should be part of the installer/download process which uses the
> > mirrors.
> >
> >
> Tony,
> 
> We are using this location for testing purposes only.  Please take a look
> at this thread:
> http://markmail.org/thread/eggrgs42a5idjyxc#query:+page:1+mid:s3srogtcgomskn3d+state:results.
> 
> 
> I understand that when we promote it for the actual release, it should be
> downloaded only from the mirrors.
> 
> Please let me know if the
> people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex/page should not be
> used for the purpose of testing of the installers by the
> flex-dev developers, I will take it down right away.

Testing for developers is fine, but for any live/production/release/etc
it should never be pointed at people.a.o for anything, not even an html
page with embdedded swf file that points you away to elsewhere. 

Thanks.

> 
> In that case, can you please suggest an appropriate place for us to host
> and test the installers?
> 
> Thanks,
> Om

-- 
Cheers,
Tony

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