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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal][iOS] Drop support for iOS 7
Date Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:44:50 GMT
+1 to dropping iOS 7.0 support. One can't even download iOS 7.0 simulator
in XCode 7.0 anymore.

On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 8:43 AM Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi I like what I see in the Windows Platform repo README.md
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-windows#requirements
>
> They lis the Mobile OS that they support and the ones that still work but
> deprecated.
>
> I think it will be clear to have the same for the other platforms (i.e. ios
> and android)
>
> For iOS, we can say iOS7 deprecated, iOS8 and iOS9 supported
> For Android, we can say Android 2.3 (less than API 14) not longer
> supported, API 22 supported, when cordova-android@5 comes out then target
> API 23 supported.
>
> Then it's easier and more clear to determined what is the Mobile OS
> supported for that specific version of the platform release.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 2:50 PM Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > +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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> >
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