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From Brian>
Subject Re: The plugin repos and reality
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:53:40 GMT
Agree w/ Anis. Just move what can be moved and file up tickets for
that which cannot be done in the immediate term / that is in the
'official' list of plugins.

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:27 AM, Anis KADRI <> wrote:
> I think a good first pass is to plugin-ize what is plugin-izable and leave
> everything else (platform specific code) as part of the 'core'
> implementation. Things will never exactly be exactly the same across
> platforms in my opinion.
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:
>> Hey
>> I've started moving the various Android plugins into their
>> corresponding repositories, and it seems that these were made up, and
>> that they don't really correspond to what exists in the code today.  I
>> don't think that it's realistic for us to get this done for 2.7
>> because there are certain plugins that don't have a home (i.e. App,
>> Compass, AudioPlayer, Echo) and others that don't make any sense to
>> have (i.e. Console, Vibration) or are unclear (Media).
>> Also, at least for Android, we're going to have to nail down a Java
>> API.  Many of the plugins use some common code for file manipulation
>> such as the Capture, Camera and of course the File APIs. It would be
>> good to actually expose them to plugin developers so that we're all on
>> the same page as to where files should and should not go.
>> It would have been good to create the repositories based on what we
>> already have implemented more or less, and to go from there.  That
>> being said, I don't know if there is a one-to-one mapping between
>> Android and iOS components, let alone any of the other platforms.
>> Anyone else have thoughts on this?
>> Joe

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