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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: handling resources in default cli-generated app
Date Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:55:56 GMT
Why not just dist examples as:

./
 |- merges/
 '- www/

The act of seeding those two directories is a essentially always a
clobber anyhow. In our magic future wherein ./platforms goes away this
is what apps look like anyhow.


On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Wouldn't that require us to author a different module depending on the
> application template used?
>
> On 7/25/13 2:10 PM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>I think there should be a module that does all this stuff. Depending
>>on the input, CLI would execute the right commands and copy files to
>>the right folders (www/ merges/ etc...) or not if it's an empty app.
>>
>>On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>> So then how should this be handled? Do we reshape the
>>> cordova-ehllo-world-app? Do we add another module in the cli to handle
>>> moving all that stuff around? How does this tie into the "ability to
>>> select app template at create time" feature request? [1]
>>>
>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-4153
>>>
>>> On 7/25/13 10:41 AM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>+1 for dropping them in merges/
>>>>
>>>>On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 8:51 AM, Braden Shepherdson
>>>><braden@chromium.org>
>>>>wrote:
>>>>> Setting them up, at least in the default app for cli, in merges/ makes
>>>>> sense to me. That's the right thing to do, and we want to encourage
>>>>>it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Braden
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:06 AM, Tommy-Carlos Williams
>>>>> <tommy@devgeeks.org>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Agreed.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's the difference between a 7-8MB app and a 1MB app on Android
for
>>>>>> example.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have moved mine out into merges, personallyŠ so only iOS gets
the
>>>>>>iOS
>>>>>> splash screens, etc.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Then I use a hook to copy them into the correct file names to be
used
>>>>>>in
>>>>>> the app.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> - tommy
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 24/07/2013, at 10:51 PM, Darryl Pogue <darryl@dpogue.ca>
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> > On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:24 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>
wrote:
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >> How should we proceed? Close as Not A Problem? On the one
hand
>>>>>>this
>>>>>>is a
>>>>>> >> userspace problem, on the other we're doing not doing a
good job
>>>>>>of
>>>>>> >> encouraging sound engineering.
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >> What about having the default app have the right types of
merges/
>>>>>> >> overrides?
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >> Thoughts?
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > I had raised a point about this back when there was some discussion
>>>>>>about
>>>>>> > icons
>>>>>> > being specified in config.xml[1].
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > Apparently discussion moved to the mailing list, but I don't
think
>>>>>>there
>>>>>> > were
>>>>>> > any conclusions.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > The issue really isn't that this project includes all these
>>>>>> splash-screens
>>>>>> > and
>>>>>> > icons, but rather that they're in the www folder and end up
getting
>>>>>> copied
>>>>>> > into
>>>>>> > each platform's assets.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > [1]
>>>>>> >
>>>>>>
>>>>>>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-2606?focusedCommentId=1359306
>>>>>>7&
>>>>>>page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#
>>>>>>co
>>>>>>mment-13593067
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>
>

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