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From James Jong <wjamesj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: officially supported plugins from the Cordova community
Date Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:49:13 GMT
Instead of a static list, would it be better to point to our plugin registry and filter for
org.apache.cordova?  Also, does it make sense to reserve this namespace for Cordova use only?

-James Jong

On Oct 15, 2013, at 6:49 PM, "Smith, Peter" <peters@fast.au.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> +1 for some kind of list
> 
> Whenever the documented API refers to plugins which are not found in
> what I thought was the official set plugins at
> https://github.com/search?q=%40apache+cordova-plugin my brain hurts.
> e.g. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-5090
> 
> Peter.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Jong [mailto:wjamesjong@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 October 2013 5:17 AM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: officially supported plugins from the Cordova community
> 
> As we're breaking out and developing more and more plugins, one question
> I have been getting is "what is the set of plugins officially supported
> by the Cordova community?"  It's unclear to me what defines this set.
> Here's how I've been categorizing them.
> 
> Supported
> 1) Publicly documented APIs on cordova.apache.org/docs (Accelerometer,
> Compass, etc...).  These plugins fall under the org.apache.cordova
> namespace.
> 
> Unsupported
> 2) plugins not under org.apache.cordova namespace
> 3) org.apache.cordova plugins under cordova-labs (like the new iOS
> keyboard, status bar plugins)
> 
> Gray areas
> 4) Undocumented plugins that were formerly part of the core.  For
> example, the console plugin.  This is a org,apache.cordova plugin, but
> not documented as part of public APIs.  Also, not all platforms support
> it.  Should we support it?  If we support it, should we document the API
> in our Cordova docs?
> 
> Thoughts?  Should we have a list of supported plugins in our
> documentation to point Cordova users to?
> 
> -James Jong
> 
> 


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