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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Merges as a feature
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:32:52 GMT
Ok I agree for simple use case is very simple to drop files in merges. Which is the use case
for visual studio template. 

Just curious on why an open ended question? 

It will be the same as me asking "Is hooks as a Feature going away?" With not other context.


What prompted you to ask a the random question?

Did someone told you that merges is going away?

- Carlos
Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 1, 2015, at 5:18 PM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Ok, so now we're off my initial question and into a debate. :)
> 
> I think you are absolutely right - there are more powerful solutions -
> but that doesn't negate the ease of use of merges. The simplicity of
> it may be just fine for many use cases.
> 
> 
>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 4:10 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:
>> If people wants achieve to do what merges do, I recommend hooks or custom build process
(i.e. npm scripts, gulp, grunt, ant, perl, ruby, etc) or running custom build from hooks.
>> 
>> There is more flexibility and control thru hooks than merges.
>> 
>> - Carlos
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Sep 1, 2015, at 5:04 PM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> K good enough for me. I don't agree with you. ;)
>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 3:25 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> In my personal opinion it's not a best practice anymore to use merges.
>>>> 
>>>> The feature works today if you create a folder "merges"
>>>> 
>>>> cordova create doesn't create it by default
>>>> It will not go away, visual studio leverages the "merges" folder in their
cordova templates.
>>>> 
>>>> It will not be remove or deprecated, and at the same time will not be highlighted
as a main Cordova "F"eature
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> - Carlos
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> 
>>>>> On Sep 1, 2015, at 3:34 PM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> That's not what I'm asking though. What I'm asking is - as a "Feature"
>>>>> (capital F ;) of Cordova, is it something that is going away?
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 11:07 AM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>> For mfp cordova it's not needed, there are modern ways of achieving
this.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> In cordova you can use hooks and merges
>>>>>> More advance users can use their build tooling like grunt, gulp,
etc.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> - Carlos
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Sep 1, 2015, at 11:54 AM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Just a quick question - is merges as a feature going away? I
haven't
>>>>>>> seen anything about that here, but just checking.
>>>>>>> 
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