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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Deprecation Wars: ICS vs Gingerbread
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:13:36 GMT
OK, because we screwed up, should we release a Cordova-Android 5.0?  This
is going to break people, even though I don't care about the breakage, I do
care about telling them about the breakage.

Thoughts?

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:10 PM Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> It should be replaced with 14.  This was definitely an oversight since we
> all agreed in theory but never came to a proper decision.
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:20 PM Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon) <
> v-segreb@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
>> I still see minSdkVersion = 10 (GINGERBREAD) in platform template. Should
>> it be replaced w/ 14 (ICE_CREAM_SANDWICH) in this case and also updated in
>> platform docs? -  per docs we still support Gingerbread.
>>
>> Steve is currently working on docs update so this is perfect time to
>> change this.
>>
>> -Sergey
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Shazron [mailto:shazron@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:04 PM
>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Deprecation Wars: ICS vs Gingerbread
>>
>> Joe, perhaps that can be part of the Tools Release blog post? Steve put
>> out a link to the draft in another thread.
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Resurrecting this thread!
>> >
>> > I think we need to let our users know that Cordova 4.0 doesn't support
>> > Gingerbread, or at least some of the features don't work on Gingerbread.
>> > I've been trying to clean up the JIRA a bit today, and it seems that
>> > while we came to a consensus to drop 2.3, we didn't tell anyone. :/
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 12:41 PM Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Firefox works on 2.3, and Chrome does not. It also depends on the
>> >> device
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015, 12:20 PM Josh Soref <jsoref@blackberry.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Michal Mocny wrote:
>> >>> >... we aren't telling those individuals that they cannot use their
>> >>> >phones, we are telling developers that want to create new
>> >>> >applications for that target to either build mobile web, packaged
>> >>> >native, or just stick to existing versions of cordova if really
>> needed.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >I do not buy the argument that you are doing those individuals with
>> >>> >those phones a favour by building them hybrid apps using the
>> >>> >antiquated 2.3 webview on antiquated machine specs.
>> >>>
>> >>> I don't have an opinion on this. But I do have a question.
>> >>>
>> >>> Ignoring the fact that GeckoView is flaky today,
>> >>>
>> >>> 1. Does GeckoView / Firefox work (at all? well?) on a sample /
>> >>> typical 2.3 device?
>> >>> 2. Can I run Chrome (or some relative) on that same device (at all?
>> >>> well?)
>> >>>
>> >>
>>
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