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From Mark Koudritsky <kam...@google.com>
Subject Re: platform switches for Windows Universal Apps
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:49:33 GMT
+1 for --win / --phone, short and intuitive :)


On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 7:04 AM, Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon) <
v-segreb@microsoft.com> wrote:

> We [Microsoft team] did additional round of switch names for windows
> discussion and propose to use '--win' and '--phone'. Please let me know if
> it works. I've sent the following PR for review
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-windows/pull/39
>
> Thx!
> Sergey
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shazron [mailto:shazron@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 9, 2014 3:31 AM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Re: platform switches for Windows Universal Apps
>
> The iOS format can be cleaned up (at least for the Simulator) -- but the
> parameters to ios-sim depend on the executable itself and we can't change
> that without breaking everyone, so we will have to map the params instead
> of passing it through.
>
> --target=iPhone5s will map to "--retina --64bit --family iphone" for
> example
>
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 7:48 AM, purplecabbage <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > People *must* be exposed to windows terminology. None of your --store
> alternative make sense.
> > --windows-store might, or maybe --modern-app or --winrt ?
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On Aug 8, 2014, at 6:20 AM, Mark Koudritsky <kamrik@google.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> My 2 cents:
> >>
> >>   - I prefer "phone" over "handset" as I don't like those overly dry
> >>   formal names that got heavily overloaded with years but still give a
> false
> >>   sense of better specificity.
> >>   - --store is a very counter intuitive name for desktop apps for
> someone
> >>   not exposed to the new Windows terminology. Is it intended to mean
> desktop
> >>   apps? (some alternatives --desktop, --laptop, --fullsize,
> --largescreen ?)
> >>   - --phone vs --type=phone - either seems fine to me and pretty easy to
> >>   implement.
> >>   - --target=X is unrelated, it's not for selecting a type of device but
> >>   for explicitly choosing the device to use if several are connected to
> your
> >>   dev station.
>

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