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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Adding cordova.platform property
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:12:16 GMT
+1 Maybe "cordova.platformId" though


On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Ian Clelland <iclelland@chromium.org> wrote:

> I brought this up on another thread, but I can't find any reference to the
> issue in JIRA, so I'm starting a new thread for visibility.
>
> Since cordova-plugin-device was removed from core, and is now an optional
> plugin, there is no easy way to determine at runtime what platform an app
> is running on. (And yes, feature detection is usually better than
> user-agent detection, but there are legitimate reasons for switching on the
> *cordova* platform as opposed to any particular feature available in the
> webview)
>
> I'd like to make this property available as `cordova.platform; it would be
> a simple string taken from the 'id' defined in
> cordova-js/lib/<platform>/platform.js.
>
> Are there any objections to attaching this to the cordova namespace?
>
> Ian
>

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