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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: iOS: CDVViewController.startPage - Any thoughts/plans on allowing full URLs there?
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 08:01:47 GMT
Wait so there is an official route for no reviews anymore? Huh. I thought
that was the _only_ reason this wasn't implemented yet.

Would be so nice for dev workflows!

On 10/24/12 10:04 PM, "Shazron" <> wrote:

>The original focus was for Apple App Store apps (thus having features
>that will not raise Apple's ire), thus it was only designed to load a
>file from the app's sandbox. With Enterprise distribution though (no
>Apple App Review) -- this can be really useful and should be put on
>the queue for implementation.
>On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:46 PM, Kevin Hawkins <>
>> Thanks Andrew.  I'll start poking around with it, and see how it goes.
>>Shaz will probably have thoughts too. :)
>> Cheers,
>> Kevin
>> On Oct 24, 2012, at 7:21 PM, "Andrew Grieve" <>
>>> It's probably something that's just not been gotten to yet. Going
>>> to the web means your app won't work offline out-of-the-box though, and
>>> might hurt your appstore approval chances.
>>> It'd be worth adding to Cordova anyways though, as it's useful for
>>> and as you pointed out, Android supports it.
>>> There's also another related bug here:
>>> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 10:06 PM, Kevin Hawkins
>>>> We're building out frameworks based on Cordova that have feature
>>>> between Android and iOS.  We've come into a refactoring project in our
>>>> frameworks where it would be very useful to be able to optionally jump
>>>> straight from native to an HTTP(S) endpoint as our start page.
>>>>Android can
>>>> do this, but this functionality is not available in the iOS offering.
>>>> My question is, is this deliberately missing, or just something that
>>>> really got into the update queue?  I'd be willing to take a look at
>>>>it, but
>>>> it seemed prudent to first ask if there are good reasons for that not
>>>> available in iOS.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Kevin

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