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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: Node as a dependency for android tooling.
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:12:08 GMT
The "free" maintenance is a compelling reason to add node as a dependency.

I'll also flip and support this move but let's not focus on this just yet.
Maybe file the issues and slate them for post-3.0.

On 4/13/13 3:05 PM, "Jarrod Overson" <> wrote:

>Cordova may also gain extra hands and support in the process by switching
>to node, or at least by adopting the stance that node is the 100%
>Grunt <> could also be appropriate as a task runner,
>allowing shared tasks to be organized and distributed separately and to
>leverage the community tasks <> that already
>Jarrod Overson
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>On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Simon MacDonald
>> wrote:
>> I used to be against requiring node to run the create scripts but I've
>> reversed my position.
>> I think it would be good to switch to node. Maintaining separate
>> bash/jscript scripts is a pain in the ass and violates DRY. As well
>>most of
>> us don't even have PC's anymore so running the create script on Windows
>> not getting the attention it deserves.  Check out the problems people
>> having on a Windows on our mailing list or on StackOverflow.
>> Theoretically by moving to a node script should eliminate duplication
>> put everyone on a level playing field.
>> Simon Mac Donald

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