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From Lorin Beer <lorin.beer....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:00:27 GMT
+1


On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon) <
v-segreb@microsoft.com> wrote:

> +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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