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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The plugin repos and reality
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:27:31 GMT
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 <bowserj@gmail.com> 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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