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From "Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon)" <>
Subject RE: platform switches for Windows Universal Apps
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:04:18 GMT
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

-----Original Message-----
From: Shazron [] 
Sent: Saturday, August 9, 2014 3:31 AM
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 <> wrote:
> People *must* be exposed to windows terminology. None of your --store alternative make
> --windows-store might, or maybe --modern-app or --winrt ?
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Aug 8, 2014, at 6:20 AM, Mark Koudritsky <> 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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