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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] The Deprecation of Froyo
Date Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:08:34 GMT
If it's official, we should announce it in a blog or something.  Are
people cool with me writing a blog post about this and getting it on
PhoneGap.com?

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
> I thought we switched to 3 release policy -- and planned to start in 2.7 to
> be done by 3.0?
>
> Or is that not official yet?
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I haven't added the tickets yet.  Do we want to deprecate by 3.0 or
>> follow the six month deprecation policy?
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>> wrote:
>> > Joe - did you take any action here? JIRA issue? changing of min version?
>> > Does this mean we can remove apache commons jar?
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Simon MacDonald
>> > <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>wrote:
>> >
>> >> Late to the party but...
>> >>
>> >> +1 for dropping support for 2.2
>> >>
>> >> Simon Mac Donald
>> >> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 9:53 AM, James Jong <wjamesjong@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> > Deprecation in 2.7?
>> >> >
>> >> > -James Jong
>> >> >
>> >> > On Apr 15, 2013, at 1:27 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> Looks like we have consensus
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Joe is going to be happy :)
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On 4/15/13 10:24 AM, "Andrew Grieve" <agrieve@chromium.org>
wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>> +1 DROP!
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>> My Nexus One latest upgradeable OS is 2.3.6
>> >> >>>>
>> >> >>>> +1 for dropping fwiw
>> >> >>>>
>> >> >>>>
>> >> >>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:58 PM, Lorin Beer <
>> lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com
>> >> >>>>> wrote:
>> >> >>>>
>> >> >>>>> +1 for dropping
>> >> >>>>>
>> >> >>>>> Steve found a Nexus One in his filing cabinet last
week, wonder
>> what
>> >> >>>> that
>> >> >>>>> was running ...
>> >> >>>>>
>> >> >>>>>
>> >> >>>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Tommy-Carlos Williams
>> >> >>>>> <tommy@devgeeks.org>wrote:
>> >> >>>>>
>> >> >>>>>> Hahahah...
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>> It was on "Catch of the Day" (an Australian daily
deals type
>> site).
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>> Ideos X1 - Android 2.2
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>> On 11/04/2013, at 7:43 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >> >>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>> Was this on Craigslist?
>> >> >>>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:16 PM, tommy-carlos
Williams
>> >> >>>>>>> <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:
>> >> >>>>>>>> I saw a 2.2 device for sale the other day.
I had a sad.
>> >> >>>>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>>> +1 for dropping it.
>> >> >>>>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>>> On 11/04/2013, at 6:11, Lucas Holmquist
<lholmqui@redhat.com>
>> >> >>>> wrote:
>> >> >>>>>>>>
>> >> >>>>>>>>> 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).
>> >> >>>>>> AnywhoÅ 
>> >> >>>>>>>>>>> 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=prepayIt
>> >> >>>> e
>> >> >>>>>>>>>>>> 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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