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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: [iOS] Merging cordova-ios/wkwebview branch into the mainline
Date Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:10:37 GMT
huzzah!

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 7:07 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> Proceeding with the wkwebview -> 4.x branch merge next week, and also
> rebase/merge 4.x off master to pickup the latest master bits.
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 4:48 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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