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From David Kemp <drk...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: [Android] InAppBrowser re-write/update
Date Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:46:24 GMT
Joe,  I think Andrew put my name on one of the InAppBrowser issues  because
I am just starting to look at some of the thread issues in that and
plugins.
But I am happy to share :)
 On Sep 17, 2013 5:14 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> Max, should I redirect all InAppBrowser issues to you if you're already on
> it?
>
> Here's some thoughts:
>  * I think that it needs to be broken out into multiple classes.  The
> InAppWebView is becoming non-trivial, and probably should have its own
> class.
>  * I can tweak the UI so that it's a bit better.  I don't like the
> black background, and it should have a refresh button, not just a done
> button.
>
> That being said, we should encourage people to just use the browser
> intent on Android as much as possible.  I know that on iOS that
> InAppBrowser makes sense, but there's a lot of cases where it really
> just should open Chrome and viewing it in our own thing just looks
> weird.
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:38 PM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
> > +Max who has been finding some issues with what we have and trying to fix
> > them one by one.  I'de love to see some UI sprucing, and I can't speak
> > specifically to the drawables.
> >
> > You suggest that we use accounts on the device as a plugin, well our team
> > has done just that with the chrome.identity plugin which is available for
> > vanilla cordova apps:
> >
> https://github.com/MobileChromeApps/chrome-cordova/tree/master/plugins/chrome.identity
> >
> > That plugin specifically is getting a lot effort put into it from Max
> right
> > now, so if there are any limitations just bring them up.
> >
> > -Michal
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hey
> >>
> >> It's come to my attention that InAppBrowser is terrible
> >>
> >> 1. We keep getting UI Thread errors
> >> 2. The UI is awful (on Android)
> >> 3. We can now move drawables in plugins
> >>
> >> So, I propose that we do a re-write of InAppBrowser and add the
> >> ability to move drawable resources to plugman. Even though I think
> >> that InAppBrowser sucks and that we should have plugins to use
> >> different accounts on the device instead of Web OAuth, we're stuck
> >> with this until someone gets around to actually doing it.
> >>
> >> So, Are people cool with this plugin getting re-worked?
> >>
> >> Joe
> >>
>

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