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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Looking for input on syntax to use for specifying plugin deps in config.xml
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:56:24 GMT
I prefer <feature>.


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 11:41 AM, 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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