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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [Android] The Deprecation of Froyo
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:27:36 GMT
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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