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From Bryan Higgins <bhigg...@blackberry.com>
Subject Re: blackberry 10 migration
Date Mon, 06 May 2013 22:36:23 GMT
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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