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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL: node.js all the script things
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:47:41 GMT
I have seen it and I want the same one!

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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