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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: cordova-osx - mothball
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:52:27 GMT
The potential maintainer for cordova-osx in this thread has decided to go
in another direction -- the final nail in its coffin. Full speed ahead
cordova-electron! Godspeed

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Nikhil,
>
> I will take a look at that PR as I work on this and provide feedback.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Nikhil Khandelwal <nikhilkh@microsoft.com
> >
> wrote:
>
> > There is a massive PR currently in the works that is looking to change
> how
> > platforms should expose their functionality:
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-android/pull/179
> >
> > It leans on using node modules and 'require' as opposed to executing
> shell
> > scripts. Steve: As you try building these new platform which sounds
> really
> > exciting, consider using this new approach of defining the platform and
> > provide feedback to that PR.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Nikhil
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Carlos Santana [mailto:csantana23@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 5:22 PM
> > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > Cc: Ondrej Florian
> > Subject: Re: cordova-osx - mothball
> >
> > Sweet Steve +1
> > On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 3:11 PM Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I started some preliminary work on this a couple of weekends ago.
> > >
> > > Lots to do still. Will eventually move it over to Apache.
> > >
> > > https://github.com/stevengill/cordova-electron
> > > https://github.com/stevengill/cordova-js/tree/electron
> > >
> > > On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 7:53 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I agree with Shaz Electron is a good platform and taking a lot of
> > > > track now.
> > > > Maybe another platform to cover that use case cordova-electron, but
> > > > that would be something that is lower priority than the mobile
> > > > platforms, but cool to see if someone in the community wants to
> > > > dedicate time to
> > > implement
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:19 AM Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Great! This is encouraging. I'll help expedite this as much as I
> > > > > can
> > > for
> > > > it
> > > > > to catch up, I'll look at any PRs and review and merge.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Ondrej Florian <oflorian@adobe.com>
> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > If there is any interest, I would volunteer to pick it up.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The Cordova-osx has its uses (I use it myself).
> > > > > >
> > > > > > One advantage over the Atom Electron is the plugins.
> > > > > > Many non-UI iOS plugins will works with it out of the box.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Another is that it's just another Cordova platform so you don't
> > > > > > have
> > > to
> > > > > > work with yet another API.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > However, I think you'll rarely be satisfied with 'pure'
> > > > > > cordova-osx (entire UI done in HTML5/js) - it's way too limiting.
> > > > > > But for a hybrid app where you can mix in the native UI - it
> > > > > > works
> > > > well.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ondrej
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 05/05/2015 01:56, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com
> > > > > > <javascript:;>>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >There is non-trivial work to create a bridge for plugins
to
> > > > > > >work
> > > with
> > > > > > >Electron, but it definitely has more of a future than
> cordova-osx.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com
> > > > > <javascript:;>>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >> A platform based off Atom Electron is more viable than
> > > > > > >> cordova-osx
> > > > at
> > > > > > >> this point: http://electron.atom.io
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 4:47 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com
> > > > > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > > > > >>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-7143
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> Currently there are no resources to work on this,
> > > > > > >>> effectively it
> > > is
> > > > > > >>> abandoned. Not sure what we do with this platform
to signal
> > > > > > >>> this abandonment except for docs.
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> If anyone disagrees with mothballing this, chime
in.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
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> > > > > > <javascript:;>
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
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