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From Shazron <>
Subject Re: Remove onDestroy event/channel from cordova-js
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:47:37 GMT
Fine with me (iOS has no use of it)

On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Jason Chase <> wrote:
> I'm working on CB-8210, to remove the use of javascript eval()s from native
> code in cordova-android.  The goal is to pave the way for CSP.
> One usage was to fire the "onDestroy" event when the app is being
> destroyed.  However, in my testing, I wasn't able to get this event firing
> on the javascript side.  Upon investigation, I discovered that while the
> onDestroy is defined for all platforms (in channel.js), it is only
> implemented for android.  Further, the code defines it as an internal
> event, which should not be used in app code (guidance is to use
> window.onunload instead).  I couldn't find any internal code using
> onDestroy.
> Given the above, is there any reason to keep the onDestroy event?  It seems
> the simplest thing to do is remove the event, rather than spending more
> effort on getting it to work under CSP.  As well, it's defined as an
> internal event, so I assume that removal would not be considered an API
> change.
> I'd welcome any comments for/against removing onDestroy.
> Thanks,
> Jason
> Google Cordova team

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