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From Lucas Holmquist <lholm...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [Android] The Deprecation of Froyo
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:11:30 GMT
On our AeroGear project, the lowest thing we support on android is 2.3,  so +1 for removing
On Apr 10, 2013, at 3:47 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> Lets give this a few days to make sure we're not about hurt anyone.
> 
> (I'm in favor of removing support.)
> 
> 
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Michael Wolf <Michael.Wolf@cynergy.com>wrote:
> 
>> Fwiw I wasn't saying 2.3, but 2.2.  The consideration of supporting 2.3
>> goes based on who your consumer base is, and if 2.3 is worth it (had
>> several customers recently where this is a serious discussion).  AnywhoŠ
>> loosing 2.2 I don't think would hurt the community greatly.
>> 
>> mw
>> 
>> On 4/10/13 2:54 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Anyone who thinks we don't need 2.3 support needs to look at what I
>>> was considering purchasing for my US phone when on road trips to weird
>>> places like Idaho:
>>> 
>>> 
>> http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/prepay/getPhoneDetail.do?item=prepayIte
>>> m&selectedPhoneId=6093&selectedPlanCatId=4997
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Michael Wolf <Michael.Wolf@cynergy.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Generally we are pushing clients to not touch anything lower than 2.3
>>>> (And
>>>> having serious discussions about their need for 2.3 support).  So from a
>>>> cordova users perspective this wouldn't bother me.
>>>> 
>>>> mw
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 4/10/13 2:10 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Android 2.2 is a pain point because we only have one device in the
>>>>> Vancouver office that is on that version of Android (LG Optimus 3D).
>>>>> I'm sure that other places have more of them, but they are becoming
>>>>> increasingly rare, and I'd rather us only have to test 2.3 and higher
>>>>> when we prepare for a release.
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Braden Shepherdson
>>>>> <braden@chromium.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Do we have a picture of what this would gain us? What are the pain
>>>>>> points
>>>>>> in terms of bugs or missing APIs between 2.2 and 2.3? I have the
vague
>>>>>> impression that there are several things, but I actually don't know.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If there are advantages, I'm all for it.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Braden
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hey
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Good news everyone! Android 2.2 (Froyo) has dipped below 5%.
 This
>>>>>>> means that we can safely drop support for this version of Android
and
>>>>>>> set our lower bound to Android 2.3.  The cool thing about this
is
>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>> we will only support devices that you can actually buy in a store
at
>>>>>>> this point, which I think is something that we should aim towards.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Honestly, if Key Lime Pie figured out a way to get 4.x functionality
>>>>>>> on single-core devices, that'd be awesome, but I highly doubt
it. :(
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> So, what do people think about getting rid of Froyo support?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Joe
>>>>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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