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From Simon MacDonald <>
Subject Re: Google Team's Task Backlog: Android
Date Sun, 28 Jul 2013 18:22:26 GMT
On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 12:32 AM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:

> > - Move ExifHelpers out of core and into Camera (used only by Camera)
> This may also be used by Capture when we capture an image.  I have no
> idea why we have two ways of taking a photo.

The reason we have two ways to take a picture is that we already had the
Camera class implemented before the W3C Media Capture API was released.
Once released the spec did not fully encapsulate what we already had in
Camera, hence the overlapping of capabilities.

> > - Extract Database plugin out of core (and into... cordova-labs?
> > cordova-android?)
> What Database Plugin?  If we have a storage plugin still in core, it
> should die.
Yeah, any work around Storage should be creating an IndexedDB plugin.

>  > - Extract splashscreen logic out of core
> It can't be done, we've gone through this numerous times.  The
> splashscreen has to appear before we even have a PluginManager
> instantiated.  Someone has to put a Java chicken there to stall while
> we get the JS Egg ready.

Agreed and LMFAO!

Simon Mac Donald

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