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From Raymond Camden <raymondcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal][iOS] Drop support for iOS 7
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:49:55 GMT
+1. I read today that 50% of active devices are already on 9.

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah I'm thinking cordova-ios 4.x should have this change.
>
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 11:36 AM, Simon MacDonald
> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1
>>
>> I like the idea of not actively breaking iOS 7 devices but not actively
>> testing them. The last iPhone that is stuck on iOS 7 is the iPhone 4 which
>> is 4 years old at this point.
>>
>> Are you thinking Cordova iOS 4 to introduce thus change?
>>
>> Simon
>> On Sep 21, 2015 2:29 PM, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> We tend to have this discussion every year. We've typically supported
>>> the current iOS version and one version back. This would mean just
>>> supporting iOS 9 and 8.
>>>
>>> I propose to drop support for iOS 7.
>>>
>>> This doesn't mean Cordova won't run on an iOS 7 device, but this means
>>> we won't test whether Cordova or the plugins run on it (i.e. not crash
>>> if they use a newer API).
>>>
>>> There is only one change required: Increasing the minimum
>>> DEPLOYMENT_TARGET to 8.0 in the new project template/xcconfig.
>>>
>>>
>>> According to Apple, 52% of devices are using iOS 9 already, and 41%
>>> are on iOS 8. 8% of users are on earlier iOS versions. (Yeah the math
>>> adds up to 101%??)
>>> Source: https://developer.apple.com/support/app-store/
>>>
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