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From Mark Koudritsky <kam...@google.com>
Subject Re: Looking for input on syntax to use for specifying plugin deps in config.xml
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:51:45 GMT
We also need this syntax to support plugins installed for one platform, but
not the other
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-6118



On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Mark Koudritsky <kamrik@google.com> wrote:

> I prefer the <dependency> syntax. It's shorter, more intuitive and
> consistent with plugin.xml. I don't see much value in _partial_ compliance
> with the w3c spec.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@google.com> wrote:
>
>> Gorkem is adding awesome feature to restore plugins/platforms your app
>> depends on.  There is some debate on the correct syntax to use in the
>> config.xml file: do we use (a) plugin.xml style <dependency> tags, or (b)
>> w3c widget spec <feature> tags?
>>
>> Gorkem votes (b), arguing that using widget spec helps his tools with
>> editing config.xml (existing gui editor, I assume?), and has implemented a
>> PR for it (https://github.com/apache/cordova-cli/pull/165).
>>
>> I vote (a), arguing that we already don't match widget spec, and already
>> have established syntax for for specifying plugin urls & versions in
>> plugin.xml (with docs and examples), and its better for our CLI
>> implementation to use existing plugin deps handlers.
>>
>> What do you think?
>>
>> Background: read full thread titled "[GitHub] cordova-cli pull request:
>> CB-6469"
>>
>
>

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