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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: adding push notifications to core plugins
Date Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:48:55 GMT
for me its about acknowledging the importance of push notifications to the
platform and making it a first class citizen


On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:13 AM, Gorkem Ercan <gorkem.ercan@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 03:24:26PM -0700, Jesse wrote:
> > Core, or no core, the plugin already exists:
> > https://github.com/phonegap-build/PushPlugin/
> > It works on iOS, Android, BB10, WP8, Windows8, and Amazon Fire OS.
> >
> > In my mind, the fact that every device uses it's own messaging service
> > makes this a non-starter. At least for moving to core, and/or adding to
> the
> > API.
> >
>
> What is the expected benefit of moving a plugin this much mature to
> core plugins?
>
>
> >
> > @purplecabbage
> > risingj.com
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I bet you that the Android Camera is more terrible than the iOS camera.
> > >
> > > The big problem with a lot of the plugins is that we make promises
> that we
> > > can't keep.  For example, the Android camera only supports JPG, but our
> > > docs say that you can take PNG photos, which not only makes very little
> > > sense, but isn't possible with the current code without a really big
> > > refactor. There's also the whole memory restriction problem that has
> > > creeped its ugly head with the Moto G and Moto E, which are lower end
> > > devices with a lot of users.  The Battery Spec is another example,
> where
> > > the current Android implemntation is unusable, and the W3C Proposal is
> > > absolute garbage and unimplementable.
> > >
> > > I don't want any more core plugins until we finally do our long
> promised,
> > > but forever pushed forward API audit.  I know that a push notifications
> > > plugin is super tempting, but this is like us adopting another puppy
> when
> > > we have a dead hamster, fish and turtle in our room stinking up the
> place.
> > >
> > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > The Camera (esp iOS) is terrible IMO, we should replace with some
> > > standard
> > > > API, like we've talked about before (not sure which spec).
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I'm all for code removal. Which plugins tho?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Do we need more core plugins? We're already pretty terrible
at
> > > > supporting
> > > > > > what we have on our plate now.  I would rather we have less
core
> > > > plugins
> > > > > > than more.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > This one supports everything:
> > > > > > >
> > > https://github.com/phonegap-build/PushPlugin/blob/master/plugin.xml
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > and it is MIT
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > @purplecabbage
> > > > > > > risingj.com
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 12:10 PM, Lorin Beer <
> lorin.beer@gmail.com
> > > >
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I've been asked about this from multiple sources over
the
> last
> > > few
> > > > > > weeks.
> > > > > > > > Given how important push notifications are for mobile
> projects, a
> > > > > core
> > > > > > > push
> > > > > > > > notification plugin would be a great addition and
another
> > > argument
> > > > > for
> > > > > > > why
> > > > > > > > you should use cordova.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > just was discussing w/ Shaz and Jesse…thoughts?
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
>
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