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From Dmitry Blotsky <dblot...@microsoft.com>
Subject Re: Where to download Cordova shell tools?
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2015 01:12:13 GMT
Footer sounds good to me.

I’m not a fan of adding NPM links for two reasons though:
1). Not every repo should be installed manually via NPM
2). The information on the NPM page is already shown on GitHub

Kindly,
Dmitry

> On Dec 1, 2015, at 4:20 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'd say footer as most of our users aren't going to use dist.
> 
> I think it is worth adding the npm links for all of our repos at
> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2fcontribute%2f&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c5ec7ab5bff404293b51a08d2faae74f7%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=CN9fj7oBBdz9NjcPtMg9lBwmoGWoR1ckyfdzwvKnDGw%3d
beside the github and apache git repo
> links.
> 
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 3:59 PM, Dmitry Blotsky <dblotsky@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> We do have “npm install -g cordova” on the front page, but I guess there
>> is no clear link to https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fdist.apache.org%2frepos%2fdist%2frelease%2fcordova%2f&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c5ec7ab5bff404293b51a08d2faae74f7%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=3DOY5UW13ODLMdOC1igajVAavJjIproR0mWP%2bL46z1E%3d
>> anywhere. I really like that link and I think it would be great to have it
>> easily accessible. I’m leaning toward the header (a bit loud) or the footer
>> (a bit hard to find). Where do you folks think it should go?
>> 
>> Kindly,
>> Dmitry
>> 
>> On Dec 1, 2015, at 2:12 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com<mailto:
>> stevengill97@gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> If you want cordova-android, you can download it from github[1], npm[2] or
>> apache dist[3].
>> 
>> We need to add links to npm + dist on the website. Any thoughts where we
>> should add them? Maybe we should add a download section.
>> 
>> [1] https://github.com/apache/cordova-android
>> [2]
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.npmjs.com%2fpackage%2fcordova-android&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=GGHnAI%2f5yayUamaOj8SMXpoE1DhmGPAt59g8r9yI2JE%3d
>> [3]
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fdist.apache.org%2frepos%2fdist%2frelease%2fcordova%2f&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=U9We28UuDLFjnOaKQgqNRfBAEqJJteyP%2fqHfyvcQb7E%3d
>> 
>> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 7:20 AM, Robert Hoffmann <
>> robert.hoffmann.phd@gmail.com<mailto:robert.hoffmann.phd@gmail.com>>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> The cordova documentation refers multiple time to "download from
>> 
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=cordova.apache.org&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=BE5ImGaeeiU0b73d8qvcUWwPXMpKVGaMjuEDAXusDGo%3d
>> "
>> 
>> e.g.
>> 
>> 
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2fdocs%2fen%2flatest%2fguide%2fplatforms%2fandroid%2ftools.html&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=hkjD6j9615mybO%2b%2bjcmmKSTuheVaRaZoRJSQN5zD1uE%3d
>> "To enable shell tools for Android, download Cordova from
>> cordova.apache.org. The download contains separate archives for each
>> platform."
>> 
>> 
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2fdocs%2fen%2flatest%2fguide%2foverview%2findex.html&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=9bqMnb8zi%2fiUvgDenS7TIgDEsnaV5mP89E9jky9fEtE%3d
>> "Lower-level shell utilities are available at
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=cordova.apache.org&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=BE5ImGaeeiU0b73d8qvcUWwPXMpKVGaMjuEDAXusDGo%3d
>> in a
>> separate distribution than the CLI"
>> 
>> 
>> But at
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2f&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=hc857cM2xzUvrzC9V0zEUlgfKfCvynjPZN37iAAwXl8%3d
>> there is no download section (at least
>> none that I could find).
>> 
>> Under the menu Contribute "
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2fcontribute%2f&data=01%7c01%7cdblotsky%40microsoft.com%7c8b5b6e4b8fa2407e1ec208d2fa9c8e90%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=PzScgbaOegMDg2EwYuVpM7fbS%2fuA7I1a3QHwAcg1olw%3d"
>> there
>> are links to github projects...
>> 
>> Is this the place to download platform shell tools (e.g. cordova-android)?
>> 
>> But what about stable releases, are they available somewhere?
>> 
>> Sorry, if I should be missing something very basic.
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> Robert
>> 
>> 
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