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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] XDA is reporting that Marshmallow is out October 5th on TELUS
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:35:39 GMT
+1 on major version bump for plugins. 

The API signature didn't change but behavior and support did. 

- Carlos
Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 24, 2015, at 5:31 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The 5.0 branch already has all the commits from the topic branch on github.
> 
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Nikhil Khandelwal <nikhilkh@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> +1 to major version rev. for plugins. It also is a signal these plugins
>> will not work with any previous version of cordova.
>> 
>> For reviewing changes, can you submit a PR perhaps from your topic branch
>> to apache/cordova-android 5.x-dev branch? It's hard to review and comment
>> on branch diffs - PRs allow for easy commenting and discussions.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Nikhil
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Joe Bowser [mailto:bowserj@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2015 1:36 PM
>> To: dev <dev@cordova.apache.org>
>> Subject: [Android] XDA is reporting that Marshmallow is out October 5th on
>> TELUS
>> 
>> Hey
>> 
>> So, this is really weird.  TELUS, just leaked that the OTA for the Nexus 5
>> and Nexus 6 is Oct 5.
>> 
>> 
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.xda-developers.com%2fxda-external-link%2ftelus-says-android-6-0-ota-update-starts-on-october-5th%2f&data=01%7c01%7cnikhilkh%40microsoft.com%7c0496829a7a764d2da4ee08d2c51fc129%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=Isrv93diSPs28%2bh3arfZT6L2%2f4fjWF9X3PFM5qnsBoc%3d
>> 
>> I don't like to rush things, but if people could review all the Smores
>> changes while I finish up File before I do a release, that'd be awesome.
>> I've already contacted Ninging Hu on the Crosswalk team about the upcoming
>> Cordova release and Marshmallow, and we should be hearing more about that
>> soon.  Once I go through the File plugin we should be good for a
>> preliminary run.
>> 
>> I MIGHT write a utility method for plugins, because there is a lot of
>> possible code repetition, but other than that, I think we're mostly good to
>> go.
>> 
>> For the plugins, I think the plugins affected by the permissions changes
>> should get a major version update.  Not because there's an API change, but
>> because there's a slight behaviour change.  Developers who are unfamiliar
>> with Marshmallow who are using the plugins may be wondering why we're
>> showing the prompts, and we should bump the majors just so that we can make
>> sure they understand that Marshmallow is a big deal, despite how Google is
>> underplaying it.
>> 
>> What do people think?
>> 
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