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From Joe Bowser <>
Subject Re: Plugin and CordovaPlugin
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:13:47 GMT
This just affects Android.

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM, Jesse MacFadyen
<> 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 <> 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
> <> 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 <>
>>> 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
>>>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Joe Bowser <> 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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