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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: adding 'browser' as a platform for cordova.js
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:10:22 GMT
I like this a lot too. I'd be happy to help out in this effort.

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> Interesting.  Can you elaborate on use-cases that this would make sense for?
>
>>> When I do use this in a browser I get an error looking for
>>> cordova_plugins.js ...how do we feel this should be handled?
>
>> I think this file is created the first time you install a plugin.
>
> It is acceptable that cordova_plugins.js does not exist, as this should be
> caught, and recovered from in all platforms.  Yes, this file will be
> created when any plugin is added.
>
> The code you posted is essentially the FirefoxOS exec code, which is
> essentially the Windows8 exec code, maybe we should just make this a
> default exec.
>
>>>
>>> Should we consider deprecating pause/resume for page visability api?
>>>
>> Makes sense to me.
>
> I think there is still value in having a distinction between the 2.  It may
> make sense for the browser to use visibility to trigger pause/resume, but I
> don't think native platforms should necessarily.  Worth some
> experimentation and more discussion though.
>
> Re: size of the file. There are several optimizations we could add, but as
> part of packaged apps, load time has not seemed to be an issue in awhile.
> Measurement should come first.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
>
>> Browser as a platform => Like a lot!
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:24 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>
>> > More for discussion than review.
>> >
>> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-js/pull/57/files
>> >
>> > Clocks in at a disturbing 44kb so we clearly have room for optimization
>> on
>> > the baseline of our platform. (Not a criticism: an observation.)
>> >
>> > I have a few questions for them whom are more familiar w/ cordova.js than
>> > I.
>> >
>> > When I do use this in a browser I get an error looking for
>> > cordova_plugins.js ...how do we feel this should be handled?
>>
>>
>> I think this file is created the first time you install a plugin.
>>
>>
>>
>> > I actually
>> > think a browser target plugins and all is not a terrible thing for us.
>> > Cordova is a rather sophisticated polyfill machine so why not.
>> >
>> Not sure what you're trying to say here.
>>
>>
>>
>> >
>> > Should we consider deprecating pause/resume for page visability api?
>> >
>>
>> Makes sense to me.
>>

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