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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plugin and CordovaPlugin
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 06:26:44 GMT
Sounds good, as long as we set it to deprecate after 3.0.  I can get
it done tomorrow.

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Might not be a bad idea, I'm sure users would appreciate it. Is it
> acceptable for us to do an android-only 2.8.1 ?
>
> On 6/10/13 10:41 PM, "Steven Gill" <stevengill97@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>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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