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From Lorin Beer <lorin.beer....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: blackberry 10 migration
Date Fri, 03 May 2013 16:43:50 GMT
sounds awesome! Brian is trying to set up a meetings with our teams next
week after Max, so I think we are pushing for a post-Max migration date,
late next week.

thanks for the update Bryan,

Lorin


On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 5:24 AM, Bryan Higgins <bhiggins@blackberry.com>wrote:

> Hi Lorin,
>
> We will update to 2.7.0 today and I'm meeting with the docs people this
> afternoon.
>
> If they don't have anything ready, I can bang out a draft while I'm flying
> out to Max on Sunday.
>
> Thanks,
> Bryan
>
>
> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Bryan,
> >
> > any progress on the doc side of things? From my experience with the new
> > codebase, I shouldn't think that documenting the necessary workflows
> > (plugins, getting started, etc) should be too time consuming.
> > Currently docs and updating to 2.7.0 are the only blockers to pulling the
> > blackerry/cordova-blackberry repo into Apache. I would really like to see
> > this happen this week or early next week.
> >
> > - Lorin
> >
> >
> > On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > thanks Bryan
> > >
> > > 1. great to hear, once docs are in place, we'll pull those in alongside
> > > the core BB implementation
> > >
> > > 2. ok, I see. There was a little confusion on our end about this. What
> > I'd
> > > like to see is node not visible as an external dependency.
> > >
> > > 4. check to see why it's building projects with 2.4.0-rc1
> > >
> > > 5. saw that, this will be pulled in alongside docs and the core BB repo
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Bryan Higgins <bryan@bryanhiggins.net
> > >wrote:
> > >
> > >> Thanks for following up Lorin.
> > >>
> > >> We're actively working on a bunch of things, some of this included.
> You
> > >> can
> > >> follow commits in the blackberry10 branch on our forks to keep tabs on
> > us.
> > >>
> > >> I'll go update the JIRA tickets, but here are the answers to your
> > specific
> > >> questions:
> > >>
> > >> 1. Our docs team is working on these, but they haven't yet pushed
> > anything
> > >> to the fork. I'll follow up.
> > >>
> > >> 2. We don't actually have node packaged in the repo. For WebWorks, it
> is
> > >> added in during the build process of the distributable. I'm fine with
> > >> adding it and I also think it makes sense to call npm install on
> > >> ./bin/create if the node_modules aren't present.
> > >>
> > >> 3. Agree, help message could be improved
> > >>
> > >> 4. We re-based the forks a week or so ago, but still need to bring in
> > >> hello
> > >> world and update versions.
> > >>
> > >> 5. We have a fork of cordova-js that introduces blackberry10 as a
> > >> platform.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > I want to keep the conversation going concerning the imminent
> > migration
> > >> of
> > >> > BlackBerry's BB10 implementation to Apache Cordova, replacing the
> > >> existing
> > >> > implementation.
> > >> >
> > >> > The issues that need to be completed are being tracked here:
> > >> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-3070
> > >> >
> > >> > With the file system implemented, the BB10 implementation is only
3
> > >> tests
> > >> > behind the existing Cordova BB10 implementation, and is stable
> enough
> > to
> > >> > accept.
> > >> > There are, however, a few minor obstacles:
> > >> >
> > >> > 1. documentation
> > >> >  - BB10 plugin development
> > >> >  - getting started guide
> > >> >
> > >> > both need to be updated to match the new implementation. If this
> work
> > is
> > >> > done, please point me to it, but I couldn't see it in the
> > >> > Blackberry/cordova-docs fork
> > >> >
> > >> > 2. create script
> > >> > the create script for BB10 depends on node. This is not an issue,
> as I
> > >> > understand that node comes packaged with. However, I would like to
> see
> > >> > package configuration to happen automatically (the npm install step)
> > >> rather
> > >> > than explicitly.
> > >> >
> > >> > 3. project create scripts
> > >> > needs better help messages and documentation
> > >> >
> > >> > 4. 2.7.0 support
> > >> > build tools seem to use 2.4.0-rc1. This needs to be brought up to
> > 2.7.0
> > >> >
> > >> > 5. cordova-js
> > >> > it looks like BB10 uses it's own version of cordova.js, we need to
> add
> > >> this
> > >> > to platforms in cordova-js
> > >> >
> > >> > Ken, Bryan and any of the BlackBerry folks, please chime in to
> correct
> > >> any
> > >> > misunderstandings, point us to completed work, or discuss the above.
> > >> >
> > >> > I would also encourage participation on the jira issue discussion
> > >> threads.
> > >> >
> > >> > - Lorin
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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