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From Joe Bowser <>
Subject Re: [Android] XDA is reporting that Marshmallow is out October 5th on TELUS
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:31:21 GMT
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 <>

> +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 []
> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2015 1:36 PM
> To: dev <>
> Subject: [Android] XDA is reporting that Marshmallow is out October 5th on
> Hey
> So, this is really weird.  TELUS, just leaked that the OTA for the Nexus 5
> and Nexus 6 is Oct 5.
> 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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