[Red5] Project Goals / Mission Statement.
neoriley at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 05:37:45 PDT 2005
This is excellent and a great move forward Luke! Thanks for taking your time
like this - you are the man of the hour right now!
I look forward to seeing the revision and getting our mission out there for
everyone to embrace ;) I think this will most likely set a trend for the
other OSFlasher's to follow with defining thier project's scope and intent.
On 10/27/05, Luke Hubbard (luke at codegent.com) <king.selassie at gmail.com>
> Hi Guys,
> There have been so many emails over the past few days, emotions have run
> high, but after taking a step back and doing some thinking. I have come to
> the conclusion that this episode is actually good for our project as we are
> now sure of our position and feelings of the community. Thanks to Aral for
> supporting our project and giving us a home. There is a lot of energy and
> dedication in this community and for me that is the key to our future
> I think its time to formally define our project mission, not in terms of
> what products are comparably, or specific features we looking at
> implementing, but in more general terms which convey our true goals.
> Communication and clarity are extremely important in combating the FUD. We
> are NOT out to upset Macromedia, clone their products, break any laws, or
> cause trouble for OSFlash. We simply want to build an innovative and open
> server which offers flash developers options and access to the full stack of
> enterprise services. This will benefit the community as a whole and we hope
> increase Flash adoption.
> That said, here are a few short core goals (that for me convey what we are
> all about).
> To be fully interoperable with modern web clients (Flash, AJAX, Web
> Provide access to the Spring application framework, without requiring Java
> Support a range of communication protocols and media delivery methods.
> Support popular client side application frameworks and UI component sets.
> To evolve to meets the needs of the community, allowing for extension and
> (.... please comment ....)
> I will work on a revised roadmap today and send that round for review
> later today.
> Once we get all this sorted we can send a group email to the OSFlash list
> stating our position on recent discussions and clarifying our goals.
> Hopefully this will put the matter to bed and we can get back to doing what
> we do best :)
> -- Luke
> P.S. I think we should invite Hank to join this list (if he isn't already
> lurking), as its good to have an informed legal opinion around.
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