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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plugin and CordovaPlugin
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:41:23 GMT
2.8.1?


On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> This just affects Android.
>
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM, Jesse MacFadyen
> <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Can someone post a link to a commit, or a ticket for this? I am having
> > trouble understanding the scope, as is.
> > Does this just affect Android?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >   Jesse
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone5
> >
> > On Jun 10, 2013, at 8:26 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > OK, if we bring it back, how long should we bring it back for? We
> > can't keep it around forever.  The only reason that I want to bring it
> > back is because I feel that it was unfair to the users to have this
> > deprecated without it even being listed on the Deprecation article on
> > our wiki, let alone announced.  Unlike something like WebSQL vs
> > WebStorage, where we're forced to make a crap choice, this is
> > something that we have full control over.
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 8:09 PM, Tommy-Carlos Williams
> > <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:
> >> The plugin ecosystem is in a bit of an uproar about it :(
> >>
> >> If it's not a massive pain, it could really help.
> >>
> >>> On 11/06/2013, at 12:57 PM, Simon MacDonald <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I think the right thing to do is to put it back in for now. I'm
> >>> answering tons of questions on this and people are begging me to
> >>> update plugins I didn't even write. So the empirical evidence is the
> >>> users are not ready for this change.
> >>>
> >>> Simon Mac Donald
> >>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>> Hey
> >>>>
> >>>> I know that we have recently deprecated Plugin in favour for
> >>>> CordovaPlugin, but it seems that we really screwed up the deprecation
> >>>> and now one of the flagship apps that use PhoneGap no longer has a
> >>>> valid upgrade path.  I think that this is a major problem that is
> >>>> biting us in the ass, so I would like to see us put the Plugin shim
> >>>> back into Cordova.
> >>>>
> >>>> I know this is a bad thing to add, but we basically gave our users the
> >>>> giant middle finger by deprecating this without notifying them at all.
> >>>> I'm not sure what we should do in this case.
> >>>>
> >>>> Joe
> >>
>

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