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From "Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon)" <v-seg...@microsoft.com>
Subject RE: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:50:57 GMT
Like the post!

PS.  There seems to be a typo. I think it must be 'in IE9 on Windows Phone' instead of 'in
IE7'.

Untouchable
"Touch events, and even mouse events were not supported in IE7." 

Thx!
Sergey
-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse [mailto:purplecabbage@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, December 13, 2013 5:51 AM
To: dev@cordova.apache.org
Subject: Re: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform

My blog post is here: http://www.risingj.com/archives/585
Please have a look and make any suggestions before I syndicate ...

Cheers,
  Jesse

@purplecabbage
risingj.com


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 12:38 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am considering this to have passed.
>
> Writing up a blog post about it, as well as adding the deprecation 
> notice to WP7.
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Olivier Bloch (MS OPEN TECH) < 
> obloch@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
>> +1
>>
>> I think it is ok to deprecate WP7 considering WP developers already 
>> have to decide dropping WP7 support for their apps when using WP8 
>> specific features. Also devs can still count on earlier versions of 
>> Cordova to deploy their apps to WP7.
>>
>> That will certainly give the great team working on WP support the 
>> opportunity to spend more time on WP8. (I can hear Jesse and Sergey 
>> cheering from here... :-))
>>
>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> Olivier Bloch
>> Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dick Van den Brink [mailto:d_vandenbrink@outlook.com]
>> Sent: Monday, November 18, 2013 11:48 PM
>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
>>
>> +1
>>
>> Sent from my Windows Phone
>> ________________________________
>> From: Michael Brooks<mailto:michael@michaelbrooks.ca>
>> Sent: 11/18/2013 23:54
>>
>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org<mailto:dev@cordova.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
>>
>> +1
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>
>> > +1
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:53 PM, RUDD, Brett <brettrudd@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > +1
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > -Brett
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Herm Wong 
>> > > <kingoftheoaks@hotmail.com
>> > > >wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > +1
>> > > >
>> > > > > Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:00:27 -0800
>> > > > > Subject: Re: [proposal] Deprecate WP7 as a target platform
>> > > > > From: lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com
>> > > > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>> > > > >
>> > > > > +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.
>> > htm
>> > l
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > -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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