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From Jonathan Bond-Caron <>
Subject RE: [cordova-plugins/statusbar] Publishing as core
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:49:31 GMT
On Mon Mar 10 04:07 PM, Jesse wrote:
> More on the concept of rolling into a platform ...
> My distinction is that there are some things that every platform should consider a
> baseline of browser functionality, and if the OS SDKs do not provide it out of the
> box, then we should. Some examples of this :
> 1. Local XHR, Windows Phone does not support xhr when trying to access a file://
> url, I could have made this a plugin that would only be used on WP, but I think
> this functionality should be intrinsic, so now it is.


> 2. console.log: if you create a brand new iOS cordova project, the hello-world app
> gives you some boilerplate code to get started.  One thing that new users may
> notice is the use of console.log in index.js, however, they will never see the
> output.  Hooking conosle.log output to go to the command-line output of a run
> command, or the output window of visual studio, or xcode is the minimum
> functionality, and I personally think it should be built in. This is probably best
> discussed in a new thread, as I know Michal has a different opinion, because of
> some weinre edge case, but this is meant to serve more as an example.

Yep agree, distinction here is there's ~ "web dev" flow and "native dev" flow (using an IDE)

Both of those should be core somehow

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