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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: cordova-app-harness and the App Store
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:55:28 GMT
Word on the legal list is that yes this is possible. Just finding out
whom has the keys (or if they even exist yet) for the Apple Developer
account for the ASF.

Even though we *just* shipped 3 I have to say I'm really excited for
this capability for the development flow. =)


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 for Apache handling it first, if possible.
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:29 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> Ya ppl are going to freak out for this functionality. =)
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
>> > I haven't actually played with this yet.  I think this would make an
>> > awesome blog post.  Found an old note that says "record a video to show
>> off
>> > the app-harness".  I still think thats a good idea.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I'll ping the legal list to see what the process is for deploying to
>> >> proprietary channels.
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Simon MacDonald
>> >> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > I think it makes sense for Apache to own it in the app store. It also
>> >> > leaves groups like Adobe, Google, etc. the opportunity to drop their
>> >> > own versions of the app-harness with additional proprietary
>> >> > functionality.
>> >> >
>> >> > Simon Mac Donald
>> >> > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Lorin Beer <
>> lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >> I agree with your breakdown of options in order of sanity, Braden
:)
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Ideally this should be owned by the organization that owns the
code:
>> the
>> >> >> Apache Cordova Project. While an acceptable second would be for
the
>> >> Adobe
>> >> >> Cordova Team to publish it, I think there is a precedent for an
>> Apache
>> >> >> project owning and managing an appstore account.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Apache OpenOffice is made available through the mac appstore.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> - Lorin
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Braden Shepherdson <
>> >> braden@chromium.org>wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>> So we've got a working app harness in the cordova-app-harness
repo.
>> >> One of
>> >> >>> the founding goals for the app harness was that it could be
placed
>> >> into the
>> >> >>> Play Store and App Store.
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> Then the question is: who owns the apps in the various markets?
It
>> >> seems to
>> >> >>> me that there are four possibilities:
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> 1. Apache Cordova project (Can we do that under Apache's rules?
>> Apple's
>> >> >>> rules? Is there precedent at Apache for App Store accounts
and
>> such?)
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> 2. Adobe PhoneGap team
>> >> >>> 3. Google Cordova/Mobile Chrome Apps team
>> >> >>> (4. Some individual person from one of the above, separately
from
>> the
>> >> >>> larger organization.)
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> These are in descending order of how sane I think they are.
If it's
>> >> >>> possible for the Apache project to control the AppStore accounts,
>> that
>> >> >>> would be best. If not, the PhoneGap team is probably the best
way to
>> >> go.
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> Thoughts?
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> Braden
>> >> >>>
>> >>
>>

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