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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Friendly reminder re: Core API patches
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:43:05 GMT
+1

Lets do that nao.


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Joe and I were just talking about how the process of integrating an
> API-less cordova (I.e. The 3.0 branches) back into the master branches
> would work. I imagine that, as soon as we create a release branch for
> 2.9.0 / tag 2.9.0rc1, we will merge/rebase the 3.0 branch into master
> right away. Then we can have all committers/contributors start
> iterating/testing the composable plugin/api approach right off the master
> branch, in prep for 3.0.
>
> On 6/5/13 9:52 AM, "Filip Maj" <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>>A lot of work is being put into breaking out the plugins into individual
>>repositories, as a prep for 3.0. One of my goals on this project is to
>>ship a Cordova for 3.0 that allows users to compose a cordova application
>>shell with whatever plugins they wish, including the core APIs. This way
>>users don't need to bundle all core APIs (and related permissions, etc.)
>>with every app they build.
>>
>>So just a friendly reminder that, if you are patching a particular core
>>API, be it javascript or native code, please remember to also patch the
>>plugin repository with the same commit. I understand it can be a bit of
>>pain to double-up your work, but this should be a temporary thing that
>>will no longer be necessary post-3.0.
>>
>>Related to this: if anyone is curious about what the cordova libraries
>>will look like for 3.0, there are long-lived 3.0 branches being worked on
>>on all the main cordova implementations (android, blackberry, iOS, and the
>>windows phones) where the core APIs are being ripped out, and any weird
>>coupling between API code and the underlying framework is being slowly
>>teased out.
>>
>>Thank you! :)
>>
>>Fil
>>
>

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