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From Bryan Higgins <bhigg...@blackberry.com>
Subject Re: BB10 and JIRA Etiquette
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:04:26 GMT
Sorry, all I can say is "soon". The delay is not engineering related. If it
drags on much longer, I'm sure we can arrange some sort of limited
distribution.




On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>wrote:

> That's great news! Thanks for chiming in Ken and Bryan!
>
> I won't ask for a specific date, or hold you to it, but do you have a loose
> timeframe in mind? I'm wondering how much love I should be giving our
> existing codebase.
>
> If the delay from making your implementation public is engineering-related,
> is it possible our BB team could have a look at the code, so we can be
> prepped on release? I would really like to get a feel for where you boys
> are taking it. Is it currently in a private GitHub repo?
>
>
> - Lorin
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:07 AM, Bryan Higgins <bhiggins@blackberry.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I think cataloguing the test failures for BB10 in JIRA is still a useful
> > exercise. Like Gord mentioned, our prototype will have close to the same
> > level support as the existing repo, but we plan to actively work on
> getting
> > close to 100% pass rate. Once we get our code public, I'll send an
> overview
> > out to the list for discussion. Ideally we'd like to contribute it all
> into
> > Apache.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Ken Wallis <kwallis@blackberry.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Sorry for the hold up guys. The dev team is pushing hard to get those
> > > particular GitHub repos opened ASAP so we can openly discuss it, and
> get
> > > that code moved in. A couple more things to check off and we will be
> good
> > > to go.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.
> > > From: Lorin Beer
> > > Sent: Thursday, April 4, 2013 7:02 AM
> > > To: dev
> > > Reply To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: BB10 and JIRA Etiquette
> > >
> > >
> > > Yeah, I've heard rumours of the ull rewrite, but until they actually
> > start
> > > showing their code and getting involved in the list discussion, I'm
> > > pretending like we should proceed with BB10 dev on our end as normal.
> > >
> > > Gord, any word on a timeframe for their involvement/contribution with
> > > Apache Cordova?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Gord Tanner <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > The BlackBerry team has said on this list that they are rewriting
> > > > everything for BlackBerry 10. They haven't shared any of the code yet
> > but
> > > > have warned that it is a complete rewrite. I am expecting it to be
> > about
> > > > the same support (or more).
> > > >
> > > > I think the issues are still valid as I can't imagine much changing
> > when
> > > > they rewrite everything.
> > > >
> > > > BlackBerry can chime in with more information.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 6:10 AM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I've started cataloguing the failing tests and missing
> functionality
> > on
> > > > > BB10.
> > > > > There's about 50 failing tests, and many more missing features
> (minor
> > > and
> > > > > major).
> > > > >
> > > > > What I'm wondering is this:
> > > > > 1. dump all the issues in jira as I find them
> > > > > or
> > > > > 2. report the issues as I get an opportunity to fix them
> > > > >
> > > > > given the number of failing tests and issues, it would be some
> months
> > > > > before I could get around to fixing all of them.
> > > > >
> > > > > On one hand, we get these issues documented so users see were aware
> > of
> > > > it,
> > > > > and can indicate what they need fixed, not to mention encouraging
> > > others
> > > > to
> > > > > take on some of these issues.
> > > > >
> > > > > On the other hand, it'll bloat our issue count. :)
> > > > >
> > > > > Wondering what the best approach is.
> > > > >
> > > > > - Lorin
> > > > >
> > > >
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