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From Lorin Beer <lorin.beer....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: blackberry 10 migration
Date Mon, 06 May 2013 23:04:25 GMT
ok, we'll pull the code from Blackberry/Blackberry-Cordova and
Blackberry/Cordova-JS into branches in the apache repos. When the docs are
ready, we'll merge them into master.

On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Bryan Higgins <bhiggins@blackberry.com>wrote:

> Hi Lorin,
>
> That's great. I think we should be able to get out a rough draft over the
> next couple days.
>
>
> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Bryan, a quick update:
> >
> > I'll be pulling the code in as soon as docs are in place. Let me know
> when
> > you can push a rough draft at us!
> >
> > - Lorin
> >
> >
> > On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > 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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