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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: [iOS] Merging cordova-ios/wkwebview branch into the mainline
Date Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:32:42 GMT
Sounds good! I think a 3.8.0 would be warranted if only to fix the
new-iframe-for-every-exec bug. WDYT?

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 7:48 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> Reviving this thread. After the hangout today, the proposal now is:
>
> 1. Integrate the "wkwebview" (pluggable webviews) branch into the 4.x
> branch, instead of releasing it for the 3.8.0 branch. This is so it
> will be aligned with cordova-android 4.x which has pluggable webviews
> 2. Once tested and reviewed, release cordova-ios 4.x branch
>
> In effect:
> - pluggable webviews will not exist in any 3.x version
> - any new 3.x releases will be security/critical fixes only, no new
> features
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 4:29 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am proposing to integrate the aforementioned branch into the
> > mainline, for a cordova-ios 3.8.0 release in the future.
> >
> > I will do testing using mobile-spec and the core plugins before I do
> > this merge, and report back my findings to the list (including docs).
> > I intend to spend the rest of the week on this.
> >
> > Contrary to the name of the branch, this does *not* include direct
> > WKWebView support. It merely re-factors some of the cordova-ios code
> > so that the webview used can be loaded as a plugin.
> >
> > The default webview engine used will always be UIWebView if not
> > specified, and it is included as a plugin in the core platform. Each
> > webview engine handles parsing its own preferences, and setting up its
> > own bridge (however, this is still dependent on cordova.js having the
> > bridge support -- perhaps in the future each webview plugin can set
> > its own bridge independently of cordova-js repo).
> >
> > Related notes below -- but the state of the plugins below do *not*
> > block the wkwebview branch merge at all.
> >
> >
> > Related notes:
> > --------------------------
> >
> > The WKWebView engine plugin which requires the cordova-ios/wkwebview
> > branch, resides in
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugins/tree/master/wkwebview-engine
> >
> > The WKWebView engine plugin is dependent on this local-webserver plugin:
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugins/tree/master/local-webserver
> >
> > The local-webserver plugin is in experimental stage -- it still needs
> > to be tested with the Camera and File plugin since it facilitates
> > setting a url transformer that maps urls to the appropriate localhost
> > urls. Camera already has this code integrated, File has a pull request
> > pending. Those are the only two plugins affected.
> >
> > Task list: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-7991
>
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