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From "Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon)" <v-seg...@microsoft.com>
Subject RE: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:43:27 GMT
+1

Some interesting usage statistics: 
http://blog.adduplex.com/2013/09/adduplex-windows-phone-statistics.html 

-Sergey
-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Gill [mailto:stevengill97@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 12:42 AM
To: dev@cordova.apache.org
Subject: Re: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform

+1


On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to add a deprecation notice to WP7, so we can move 
> forward with one platform for Windows Phone.
> Windows Phone 8 has been available for over a year, and mostly taken 
> over for WP7.
> WP7 devices are currently still available, mostly as an inexpensive 
> way to get a windows phone.
> The WP8 Lumia 520 has made considerable impact as a low cost WP8 
> device, and Nokia is expected to stop selling WP7 devices shortly.
> Our ~6 month deprecation windows would put us at May of 2014 for 
> officially dropping support.
>
> The upgrade path for converting your WP7 Cordova app to WP8 Cordova is 
> trivial, with the exception that it requires updated tools.  WP8 app 
> dev requires Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012. ( WP7 required Windows 
> 7 +
> VS-2010 + Zune )
>
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>

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