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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Plugin and CordovaPlugin
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:45:10 GMT
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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