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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL: node.js all the script things
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:51:48 GMT
No, I have not yet seen it, sounds sweet, and I applaud your commitment.
The comment was based on historical data; I am still optimistic for the
future.
You will of course need to upgrade/downgrade to Windows 8 to develop/test
for Windows 8, or Windows Phone 8.

@purplecabbage
risingj.com


On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> I resent that comment about lack of Windows testing! Have you seen my
> sweet swivel-monitor laptop that I have Windows 7 on?
>
> On 8/7/13 12:11 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Well, given that only Benn, and myself have contributed to the windows 8,
> >and windows phone platform scripts, and no one else even seems willing to
> >test the windows phone platform, it seems unfair to suggest we throw away
> >working code, and rewrite it just for fun.
> >
> >Having a dependency on node is not a big deal, it is the 30+ other npm
> >libraries that always seem to come along, each with varying support for
> >windows, that I have issues with.
> >
> >I will consider writing you a node callable facade, that still calls the
> >.bat and wsh files behind the scenes.
> >
> >
> >
> >@purplecabbage
> >risingj.com
> >
> >
> >On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> >wrote:
> >
> >> To install any plugins you at least need plugman which requires node.
> >>Our
> >> users are most likely going to have to install node as a dependency at
> >>some
> >> point. I don't see why having it as a dependency for platform libraries
> >>is
> >> such a big deal.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 11:34 AM, M. Lantz <mattlantz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > +1
> >> >
> >> > Agreed I pretty much only use Cordova cli at this stage to make apps
> >>and
> >> > as such don't have any issues keeping my node up to date or relying
> >>on is
> >> > as a dependency.
> >> >
> >> > M. Lantz
> >> >
> >> > On 2013-08-07, at 1:07 PM, Frank Hennig <fhe.development@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > +1 for all platforms
> >> > >
> >> > > I think it's not really an completely new dependency. Some
> >>components
> >> > actually depends on node.js like cordova-cli and plugman. Many
> >>developers
> >> > of cordova app's actually using grunt or bower and other node related
> >> stuff
> >> > to lint or to test their html and js code.
> >> > >
> >> > > A consistent tool and script language it's easier to maintain an to
> >> > debug.
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > On Aug 7, 2013, at 12:14 AM, Filip Maj wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > >> I would like to introduce node.js as a dependency for the platform
> >> > >> libraries, so that the platform scripts (bin/create, cordova/run,
> >>etc)
> >> > are
> >> > >> written in node.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Pros:
> >> > >> - For multi-OS platforms (Android, BlackBerry), this reduces
> >>committer
> >> > >> cognitive load as the scripts do not need to be authored in two
> >> > different
> >> > >> script languages (I.e. Shell for unix-y Oses, Wscript for Windows)
> >> > >> - consistency in tool/script language. Cordova-js, coho, cli and
> >> plugman
> >> > >> are all written on top of node.js.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Cons:
> >> > >> - Introducing a new dependency
> >> > >>
> >> > >> NB: This is separate from platform-spec; I would like to see
> >> > platform-spec
> >> > >> created/used regardless of the outcome of this thread.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
>
>

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