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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: iOS 4.3 support, do we need it?
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:16:38 GMT
+1 for 5.0 and above. Even my 3rd generation iPod touch has iOS 5.0.


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> So, iOS 6 supports as a minimum iOS 4.3 devices (armv7 and up, no more
> armv6).
>
> I am loathe to put out a release without testing it on iOS 4.3, but I have
> no choice since I can't find a device that has iOS 4.3 on it. I could find
> and hack in the iOS 4.3 Simulator, but there are some device features that
> don't work on that of course (like the accelerometer, compass, etc).
>
> You can't downgrade a device to 4.3 unless you have the shsh blobs for 4.3
> for your device. Most people won't have that unless they jailbroke their
> device while on 4.3. Trying it through iTunes legitimately with 4.3
> firmware is "not allowed" by Apple's servers, they will point you to the
> latest firmware for your device, which would be iOS 6.0 for the devices we
> support.
>
> So -- would requiring iOS 5.0 minimum for Cordova be unreasonable here? I
> can put out feelers on the PhoneGap mailing list to see what other Cordova
> devs think as well.
>

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