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From Tommy-Carlos Williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: [cordova-plugins/statusbar] Publishing as core
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:05:07 GMT
+1


On 11 Mar 2014, at 5:52 am, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> While I wholeheartedly agree plugins, clean separation of concerns,
> discreet repos, all have big benefits if every single developer installs a
> plugin on day 1 that is specific to a particular platform I feel that might
> be a good indication the platform should conditionally roll that plugin in.
> I think the statusbar might quality.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM, Jonathan Bond-Caron <
> jbondc@gdesolutions.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Mon Mar 10 12:51 PM, Michal Mocny wrote:
>>> 
>>> I think we can solve that problem using a plethora of better
>>> alternatives, including
>>> install scripts (perhaps with a generator
>>> like yeoman, perhaps my just pasting
>>> snippets in tutorials), by
>>> supporting plugin dependencies for platforms, or just by
>>> hard coding
>>> a list of default plugins in cordova-cli (we do this in cca for
>>> example).
>>> Many alternatives exist.
>>> 
>> 
>> Kind of agree, I like the idea of keeping plugins outside of platforms.
>> 
>> What Cordova needs is better "default workflows", e.g.
>> 
>> cordova platform add android
>> cordova plugin add chrome-web-dev  (install script sets up what you need +
>> dependencies)
>> 
>> cordova platform add windows8
>> cordova plugin add microsoft.net-dev  (install script sets up what you
>> need + dependencies)
>> 
>> With this in mind, I think it's a little more obvious how upstream
>> distributions could diverge from cordova.
>> 
>> In that sense, I'm -1 to:
>> supporting plugin dependencies for platforms
>> 
>> 
>> 


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