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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Brainstorming Proposal: Implementing apps as plugins
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:03:07 GMT
Good.

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> So Anis and I were thinking of, at the minimum, doing a 10-15 min overview
> of the tools we each work on (cordova-cli and plugman) and then fielding
> questions.
>
> We can also bring up main points for and against considering an app being
> a plugin and see where that gets us.
>
> I am thinking of setting up a doodle and posting it to the list, to see
> what day works best. Time-wise, since we are all spread out between west
> and east coast in north america, + europe, these types of calls are
> usually done early in the AM for PST (shudder), which ends up being
> end-of-day for Europeans and around lunch-time for east coast folk.
>
> Sound good?
>
> On 2/12/13 11:11 PM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >BTW, because I happen to like contradictions. Plugins are not completely
> >free-form. They still require some sort of directory structure for every
> >supported platform (right now: iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10).
> >Precisely, src/{ios,android,BlackBerry10} needs to be there or libraries
> >(on android, bb10) and everything (on ios) will fail to install. Of course
> >this can be (and should be) changed but I am just stating the current
> >state.
> >
> >
> >On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> I'd like to see where the overlap is before jumping in and merging the
> >>two
> >> code bases.
> >>
> >> I think that by essence plugins and apps are different. Even though they
> >> are close in that they both have manifest/assets/native files.
> >>
> >> I also like the existence of discrete tools that do one job rather than
> >> one big tool that does everything. Andrew Lunny separated
> >> the functionalities of pluginstall into multiple tools when he initially
> >> started it (node-xcode, node-plist, etc...). It's also so much easier
> >>for
> >> someone new to the project to just jump in and contribute. Besides some
> >> people are already using plugman separately and don't need the extra
> >>sugar
> >> provided by cordova-cli.
> >>
> >> I see cordova-cli as super-master-script that uses multiple tools to
> >> create/build/debug/emulate/install plugins that just focused on the
> >>project
> >> side of things... but maybe I got it wrong.
> >>
> >> This is just a brain dump and I can be convinced otherwise. Maybe we can
> >> schedule some sort of Google+ hangout to discuss this. Fil you've got a
> >> Google+ account now, yah :-) ?
> >>
> >> -a
> >>
> >>
>
>


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