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From tommy-carlos williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: adding push notifications to core plugins
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:59:21 GMT
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On 20 October 2014 at 11:49:21, Brian LeRoux (b@brian.io) wrote:

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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