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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL: node.js all the script things
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:28:30 GMT
That's a fair answer! I concur. The main win for me is in android + BB
land, for the reason you name, Jesse.

On 8/6/13 3:24 PM, "Jesse" <> wrote:

>I only think this should be done for the multi-OS platforms.
>Elsewhere it is just a make work project IMHO.
>I have spent a lot of time ensuring that I was not introducing
>dependencies, then we add node, and we get 600 deps.
>On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:14 PM, 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)
>> 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
>> 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
>> created/used regardless of the outcome of this thread.

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