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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete some undocumented Android things?
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:41:34 GMT
I'm still unclear as to why it's a bad default.

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
> How about:
> 1. Make the default not setting it.
> 2. Add a pref that will change it to media volume.
> 3. Set that pref in mobile spec, and advertise it in Media's documentation.
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Default is the Phone Button for things that aren't games.  Given the
>> fact that we have an Audio API, I would like to see the default be the
>> media volume.  This is because I want to easily be able to adjust the
>> volume before Mobile-Spec plays the test sound.  Of course, this
>> should be configurable.
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:39 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Filed JIRAs for this but wanted to see if anyone thinks this isn't
the
>> >> way
>> >> > to go:
>> >> >
>> >> > 1. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-6153
>> >> > Don't automatically hook up the volume buttons to media volume
>> >>
>> >> That's a good default as opposed to hooking it up to alerts volume, or
>> >> having it not work at all.
>> >>
>> >
>> > From my experience as an Android user, most apps have the volume buttons
>> > hooked up to the phone's volume, and only games / music apps adjust the
>> > media volume. I haven't checked yet what the default is (e.g. if we don't
>> > set it at all), but I suspect it would be the phone volume.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > 2. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-6154
>> >> > Remove "showkeyboard" and "hidekeyboard" events.
>> >>
>> >> Do these events actually work?  I believe that they were broken in a
>> >> past version of Android.  It'd be good to delete
>> >> LinearLayoutSoftKeyboardDetect if this didn't work, otherwise I think
>> >> we should definitely keep these events since we can use it to attempt
>> >> to fix a really annoying bug with the Keyboard and Full Screen apps.
>> >>
>>

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