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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Proposal: Deprecate/No-Op Battery Plugin
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:59:30 GMT
I am suggesting we drop support completely, letting the community take it
over, and we just quietly step back.
Yes it may be relevant on other platforms, but how relevant/important is
it?, and how much is it likely to change?


@purplecabbage
risingj.com

On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dropping support for Android was my initial proposal, but I'm fine with
> either.
>
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2015, 12:44 PM Dmitry Blotsky <dblotsky@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Do you mean dropping support only for Android, or dropping the plugin
> > altogether? On some platforms it may still be relevant.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jesse [mailto:purplecabbage@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:31 AM
> > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Android] Proposal: Deprecate/No-Op Battery Plugin
> >
> > Can we drop our support for the battery plugin entirely? Let the
> community
> > take over if they want it?
> > I would rank it very low in use among our supported plugins, but it does
> > probably still need to exist.
> >
> >
> >
> > > On Mar 24, 2015, at 9:46 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hey
> > >
> > > So, right now our current Battery Plugin on Android is actually
> > > considered harmful to devices and shouldn't be used.  It seems that
> > > the Chrome team has implemented the Battery Spec in Chromium 38.  This
> > > can be tested with this simple JSBin here:
> > >
> > > http://jsbin.com/battery-status-test
> > >
> > > The problem is that Android WebView on Lollipop that's installable
> > > from the Play Store is at 37, and of course I don't even have to
> > > mention earlier Android versions that we support, some of which don't
> > even support Chromium.
> > >
> > > However, the latest Crosswalk does support the Battery Spec, so we
> > > have two
> > > options:
> > > 1. Implement a plugin for the non-Crosswalk use case, knowing that
> > > it'll be obsolete for Future Android.  We always intend to do this,
> > > but this never, ever happens.
> > > 2. We drop support the Battery Plugin for Android since nothing in
> > > this case is better than something that's actively draining your
> battery.
> > >
> > > What do people think of this?
> > >
> > > Joe
> >
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