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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] corinthia PPMC+committer -= dortef, franz, gbg, ianc, jani, louis, pmkelly
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2015 04:43:05 GMT
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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