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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Merges as a feature
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:53:52 GMT
I would like to get rid of merges, now that you bring it up.
We have far too many nuanced features that just sort of go undoc'd.

I may change my mind if someone can point me at a page in the docs that
explains the full use and value of this feature because currently it just
sounds like technical debt.


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On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Oh sorry - well - I brought it up in an issue report for Ionic.
> They've got a few different ways of handling this, and I thought it
> might make sense to mention the Cordova Merges feature too. I was
> asked if it was possibly going away, hence me asking the Powers that
> Be here. (Wait, I think I'm one of those Powers...)
>
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 4:32 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 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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> >>
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