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From "Hu, Ningxin" <ningxin...@intel.com>
Subject RE: Cordova and Crosswalk
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 06:17:21 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: agrieve@google.com [mailto:agrieve@google.com] On Behalf Of Andrew
> Grieve
> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 10:39 AM
> To: Andrew Grieve
> Cc: dev
> Subject: Re: Cordova and Crosswalk
> 
> On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
> 
> > Wow, super impressive stuff!
> >
> > A couple things that weren't clear to me from your website:
> > - Is the idea that users will need to install XWalkRuntimeLib.apk in
> > addition to their app's .apk?
> > - Is it x86-only at the moment?
> >
> Also - What version of Android is required to use it? 4.0?

Android 4.0+.

Thanks,
-ningxin

> 
> 
> >
> > It seems as though Xwalk is made to match the Android Webview API
> > quite closely. I'm hesitant to make a separate repo for
> > cordova-crosswalk for this reason. I think we'd benefit a lot more by
> > having a single code base that could work with either webview. E.g.
> > add a level of abstraction so that cordova-android and Android plugins could
> use either webview impl.
> >
> > Does that make sense? WDYT?
> >
> > Andrew
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> >
> >> Crosswalk is cool. Very aligned with the Cordova approach and our
> >> desktop (and even mobile runtime) story right now is somewhat
> >> scattered. A unified cross platform approach would be a welcome
> >> option for our community to be sure.
> >>
> >> So, are you guys saying you guys want to donate the source to Apache
> >> as a subproject of Cordova (Eg. as cordova-crosswalk)?
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Hu, Ningxin <ningxin.hu@intel.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi Cordova Developers,
> >> >
> >> > Crosswalk [1] is a web application runtime based on Blink and Chromium.
> >> It
> >> > supports Android 4.0+. By integrating Cordova with Crosswalk, it
> >> > brings remote debugging capability, better HTML5 support and higher
> >> performance to
> >> > Cordova apps.
> >> >
> >> > In Crosswalk projects, there is a crosswalk-cordova-android project
> >> > [2]
> >> to
> >> > prove the idea. It is derived from Cordova Android [3] and embeds
> >> Crosswalk
> >> > as the HTML5 runtime instead of WebView. Currently It is based on
> >> Cordova
> >> > 3.0.0 and supports 16 Cordova APIs. Please check the wiki [4] for
> >> > more details.
> >> >
> >> > Your thoughts about the integration?
> >> > Is it possible to support Crosswalk runtime as a platform in
> >> > Cordova upstream?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> > -ningxin
> >> >
> >> > [1]: https://crosswalk-project.org/
> >> > [2]: https://github.com/crosswalk-project/crosswalk-cordova-android
> >> > [3]: https://github.com/apache/cordova-android
> >> > [4]: https://crosswalk-project.org/#wiki/crosswalk-cordova-android
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >

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