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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Upgrading Guides
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:00:50 GMT
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we should document both.

But we've already done the CLI docs. :P

>
>
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 6:21 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>> wrote:
>> > The CLI guide reads quite well! Great work whoever put it together! :)
>> >
>> > Just occurred to me that for 3.0 -> 3.1, we can probably just write a
>> > single "CLI" upgrade guide instead of writing one for each platform
>> (might
>> > need caveats per-platform still).
>> >
>> > Should we document how to create plugman-only projects as well as CLI
>> > projects? If so, we'll need a good top-level explainer page that explains
>> > the difference. If not, then I don't think we should mention it in our
>> > readme. I'm hoping that we can document only the CLI flow so that there
>> > will be less diversity in project structures out there, and it will let
>> us
>> > focus on doing one thing well.
>> >
>>
>> I think we should document plugman-only projects, because that's what
>> exists today.  It's much easier to start to use plugman for a project
>> than to use the CLI, especially if you've done your own modifications
>> to the Java code in your Cordova project, which a few people have
>> done.  I see nothing here that helps our existing users maintain their
>> codebases.  If this project teaches you anything, it should teach you
>> that just because you want people to use your project a certain way,
>> it doesn't mean that they will.
>>

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