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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Cordova and Crosswalk
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 02:38:52 GMT
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?


>
> 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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