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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Plugin / Platform mismatch problems
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:30:10 GMT
I don't feel strongly one way or the other about prefixing.


On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:49 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> Do we need to add a doc issue for updating this in 3.1:
> 1.
>
> http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/3.0.0/plugin_ref_plugman.md.html#Using%20Plugman%20to%20Manage%20Plugins
> 2.
>
> http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/3.0.0/guide_cli_index.md.html#The%20Command-line%20Interface
>
> (the docs will still work of course using the existing method)
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > In the meantime....I renamed all plugins to package names in the
> > cordova registry. I've also updated plugman
> >
> > So anyone should be able to `cordova plugin add
> > org.apache.cordova.core.device` or `plugman install --platform
> > platform --plugin org.apache.cordova.core.device --project
> > /path/to/project` and it should just work.
> >
> > prefixing is not there yet. Do we really want it ?
> >
> > -a
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> > > Oh, yes, it could also be made to install from the npm registry. It
> > > does neither of those things yet.
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> > wrote:
> > >> A federated system just means that anyone can host a directory of
> > plugins,
> > >> yes? Anis was saying that plugman could be easily made to point at any
> > >> couchdb instance. Is that not federated?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:38 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> No, at least I don't think so. The install/uninstall are more
> clobbers
> > >>> and plugin.xml is not a thing npm has any desire to become aware of.
> > >>>
> > >>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:24 PM, Andrew Grieve <
> agrieve@chromium.org>
> > >>> wrote:
> > >>> > On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io>
wrote:
> > >>> >
> > >>> >> > Would this require that we use the node_modules dependency
> > structure?
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> No. We would teach npm install about our structure.
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> > Would we be able to enforce our <engine
> cordova-version=">3.0.0">
> > as
> > >>> well
> > >>> >> > as our <platform name="ios" min-sdk-version="6.0"
> > >>> min-os-version="5.0">
> > >>> >> > constraints?
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> Yes.
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> > Some things will be uglier to express as json I think.
E.g.:
> > trying to
> > >>> >> > embed xml snippets (like for <config-file>), that
contain many "
> > >>> >> characters
> > >>> >> > and newline characters.
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> Yes.
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> > Making things harder to search for has been pointed out
as a
> > >>> >> disadvantage.
> > >>> >> > What would be the advantages?
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >> We implement a theoretically federated system. Cordova would
> > continue
> > >>> >> to use its own registry. (And thusly downstream distributions
> could
> > >>> >> use their own.)
> > >>> >>
> > >>> >
> > >>> > I thought this was already true with Anis' current setup?
> > >>>
> >
>

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