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From Andrew Grieve <>
Subject Re: Configuring the File plugin
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:01:49 GMT
Since HTML5 FS are supposed to be sandboxes, would be good make the
"library" value put the files in a subdirectory within Library/. That way
the app / its plugins can put other files within Library without them
appearing to the PERSISTENT FS.

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Marcel Kinard <> wrote:

> On Jan 23, 2014, at 12:27 PM, Michal Mocny <> wrote:
> > Those two sentences are not contradictory: new file plugin is broken on
> iOS
> > by default.. by throwing an exception on initialize.. unless this new
> > <preference> is set in the app's config.xml (which signals that the dev
> > researched the issue and addressed it accordingly).
> Ah, my original interpretation of "broken by default" was "stored in the
> less optimal place by default", but now I see you mean "non-functional
> until an explicit definition is added". Thanks for the clarification.
> > The docs will be clear about what to do / which preference value to set,
> > and Ian is even looking into printing a message during plugin install
> time
> > through CLI to help guide users to making the right choice, even if they
> > ignored the blog posts and plugin docs etc.
> Would be nice if this got highlighted in the blog post announcing the
> release of this plugin.

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