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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Feedback requested on our camera
Date Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:12:37 GMT
Fair enough.  If we make this a plugin, then we should deal with the
state issue.  Let's close the tickets and let the users know.

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
> Yep, got it working by adding that line to the manifest. My impression is
> the same as Simon just said. The stock Camera on 4.2 is really nice, so
> taking this away is a bit sad. I understand the motivation behind wanting
> this when other stock cameras are buggy though, and there are certainly
> many apps out there that have their own cameras in them. So... if we could
> make this a plugin, apps that want a custom camera could pull it in and
> tweak it to their needs, but I don't think it's the right long-term play.
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Simon MacDonald
> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hey Joe,
>>
>> After delving into this problem for quite some time I have come back around
>> and I believe this new "foreground" camera should end up being a plugin
>> instead of a core part of the API. We really shouldn't be in the business
>> of implementing a Camera app for end users and there is no way we are going
>> to make them all happy. I believe we are just opening ourselves up to
>> more/different problems by continuing on this route.
>>
>> Sorry to flip, flop on this issue.
>>
>> Simon Mac Donald
>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hey
>> >
>> > I'm going to resurrect this thread. What do people think of our
>> > pre-built camera so far? I still have updated on this branch here:
>> >
>> > https://github.com/infil00p/cordova-android/tree/camera
>> >
>> > It'd be good to get more feedback before continuing down this road.
>> > The downside so far is having to pass around assets.  I wish there was
>> > a way around this.  Also, feedback on the UI elements would also help.
>> >
>> > There's still work to be done, but should we hav this as a built-in
>> > option for 2.3.0, or should we delay to 2.4.0?  It'd be good to get
>> > feedback on this now before we continue to move with this.
>> >
>> > Joe
>> >
>>

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