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From Simon MacDonald <>
Subject Re: cordova-app-harness and the App Store
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:28:31 GMT
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

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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