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From Brian>
Subject Re: cordova-app-harness and the App Store
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:54:35 GMT
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
<> 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
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Lorin Beer <> 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 <>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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