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From Michael Wolf <>
Subject Re: [Android] The Deprecation of Froyo
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:51:28 GMT
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.


On 4/10/13 2:10 PM, "Joe Bowser" <> 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
><> wrote:
>> Do we have a picture of what this would gain us? What are the pain
>> 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 <> 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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