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From Joe Bowser <>
Subject Re: chromeview
Date Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:06:51 GMT
The last time we tested this approach, it was 16 MB, not 30 MB and
many apps are upwards of that now anyway.  I don't think 30 MB is a
barrier if your app doesn't suck.

Also, who got stuck being substitute Andrew?  I need someone other
than me to tag Android for 2.9.0, since I'll be on vacation the last
week of June.

On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Braden Shepherdson <> wrote:
> This is a thing. Unfortunately the person most connected to the state of
> Chrome WebViews is Andrew, who is out with a strong case of newborn baby
> for a few weeks. We (the Google Cordova team) are chasing some tangential
> deadlines at the moment and not really ready to set up a buildbot.
> I think the main, and substantial, drawback to the ChromeView approach is
> that it makes the resulting app huge (upwards of 30MB). Also 4.0+. But I'm
> just going from what I remember; Andrew would know more.
> Braden
> On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:
>> So this is a thing:
>> And we know our friends at The Google are going to give us an embedded
>> ChromeView (someday maybe).
>> So is this something the Cordova team should be considering?
>> Can we work w/ our committers from Chromium to create a buildbot that
>> creates that friendly little binary for us?

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