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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Deprecate cordova-wp8
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:32:09 GMT
+1

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 11:06 AM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:

> We've talked about it for awhile, but never moved on it. cordova-wp8 has
> been a work horse that seen us through tough times but the sun is setting.
>
> cordova-windows has been a viable alternative for some time now, and allows
> developers to target newer device features from wp8.1 and wp10 as well.
> Removing the responsibility of implementing changes in this now ancient
> code base will free many of us to focus on making the windows universal
> workflow better.
>
> I would like to see this wrapped up by the end of the year, which for me is
> the end of next week.
>
> Some suggestions of what needs to happen next :
> - display warning message in cli when devs type `cordova platform add wp8`
> ( next cordova-lib/cli release )
> - provide a plugin-dev migration guide outlining how to leverage existing
> C# code in a windows-universal application ( I will do this )
> - update repos / documentation with polite wording to move on
> - close a bunch of wp8 related issues in jira with "won't fix'
> - put wp8 out to pasture
>
> What are your thoughts?
>
>
> Cheers,
>   Jesse
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>

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