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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and Android API 23
Date Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:12:11 GMT
Nope, that is still valid. Anyone using Cordova-Android 5+ doesn't need to
use the PermissionHelper shim. It is to support folks who haven't upgraded
to Cordova Android 5+.


Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald

On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 3:31 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com> wrote:

> Does this document need to be updated for this change?
>
> http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/latest/guide/platforms/android/plugin.html#android-permissions
>
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 5) add new plugin repo to coho managed plugins list
> >
> >
> > @purplecabbage
> > risingj.com
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 8:20 AM, Simon MacDonald <
> simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> > >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Just an update:
> > >
> > > Task list:
> > >
> > > 1) create cordova-plugin-compat repo, populate with code. COMPLETE
> > > Apache Repo:
> > > https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cordova-plugin-compat.git
> > > Github Mirror: https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugin-compat
> > > NPM:
> > >
> >
> https://www.npmjs.com/package/cordova-plugin-compat#cordova-plugin-compat
> > >
> > > 2) migrate core plugins to use cordova-plugin-compat
> > > 3) kick off plugins release
> > > 4) write blog post
> > >
> > >
> > > Simon Mac Donald
> > > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 4:08 PM, Simon MacDonald <
> > simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> > > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm moving forward with 1 as I've requested a new git repo and github
> > > > mirror from infra:
> > > >
> > > >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/servicedesk/customer/portal/1/INFRA-11592
> > > >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/servicedesk/customer/portal/1/INFRA-11593
> > > >
> > > > once that is done I'll get on to migrating the core plugins to use
> this
> > > as
> > > > a dependency once published to NPM.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Simon Mac Donald
> > > > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> > > >
> > > > On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 1:38 PM, Richard Knoll <riknoll@microsoft.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> That sounds right to me. No major version bumps needed.
> > > >>
> > > >> Richard
> > > >>
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Simon MacDonald [mailto:simon.macdonald@gmail.com]
> > > >> Sent: Monday, April 4, 2016 10:35 AM
> > > >> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > >> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and Android API 23
> > > >>
> > > >> In cordova-android? No, I don't think so. For the plugins I'd bump
> > their
> > > >> minor version. Make sense?
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> Simon Mac Donald
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > >
> >
> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fhi.im%2fsimonmacdonald&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%40microsoft.com%7c8bdd5fa551a84275174b08d35caf7ef9%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=Tx2MCYz9NAhmUMBCaa6fPoOLPb8R%2be5%2f6hCvsHapVaI%3d
> > > >>
> > > >> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > Does this require a major version change?
> > > >> >
> > > >> > On Mon, Apr 4, 2016, 10:30 AM Richard Knoll <
> riknoll@microsoft.com>
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >> >
> > > >> > > Sorry for being late to comment on this. If we were the only
> ones
> > > >> > > using the class, I would say we should just keep copying around.
> > > >> > > However, since other plugins are using it I think it's a good
> idea
> > > >> > > to put it in a common place and a plugin is the best way to do
> it.
> > > >> > > LGTM! Should someone write
> > > >> > up
> > > >> > > a blog post about this so that third-party plugins know to
> update?
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Thanks,
> > > >> > > Richard
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > > From: Simon MacDonald [mailto:simon.macdonald@gmail.com]
> > > >> > > Sent: Sunday, April 3, 2016 12:26 PM
> > > >> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > >> > > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and Android API 23
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Seems like we have momentum on this. So barring any negative
> > > >> > > comments
> > > >> > from
> > > >> > > Microsoft about this approach whom do I contact to setup a new
> > repo
> > > >> > > on Apache GIT?
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Simon Mac Donald
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%2fhi.im%
> > > >> > 2fsimonmacdonald&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%40microsoft.com
> > > %7c6d4d4a706f45
> > > >> >
> > 4da19d7f08d35bf5d1e8%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=yGzi
> > > >> > Fs1bd1KAZjUEloAiJ07c9EipxtrtSYxU8e5oO7M%3d
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 2:26 PM, julio cesar sanchez <
> > > >> > > jcesarmobile@gmail.com>
> > > >> > > wrote:
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > > I like it too
> > > >> > > > A lot of 3rd party plugins are adding that classes too
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > BTW, there is a JIRA issue to add
> > > >> > > >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=PermissionHelpe
> > > >> > > > r.ja
> > > >> > > > va&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%40microsoft.com
> > > %7c6d4d4a706f454da19d7f08
> > > >> > > > d35b
> > > >> > > >
> > f5d1e8%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=KXea2ILjY6Ja2Q
> > > >> > > > r4XF %2b8FoLrOpCRvinHQIaqi%2faMSXw%3d to cordova-android
> > > >> > > >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fi
> > > >> > > > ssue
> > > >> > > > s.apache.org
> > > %2fjira%2fbrowse%2fCB-10656&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%40m
> > > >> > > > icro
> > > >> > > > soft.com
> > > %7c6d4d4a706f454da19d7f08d35bf5d1e8%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab
> > > >> > > > 2d7c
> > > >> > > >
> > d011db47%7c1&sdata=Y6ygyF0AqvvK2VqTcTRSNflpowAn89Xaa%2fTaMFC%2fqlI
> > > >> > > > %3d
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > 2016-04-03 18:43 GMT+02:00 Carlos Santana <
> csantana23@gmail.com
> > >:
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > Simon I like approach
> > > >> > > > > Can we move to this approach now? Yes Then once the
> downstream
> > > >> > > > > distro's support API 23 and the new API methods in
> > > >> > > > > CordovaInterface we can move this into Cordova Android
> proper?
> > > >> > > > > Yes
> > > >> > > > >
> > > >> > > > > +1
> > > >> > > > >
> > > >> > > > > On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 6:38 PM Joe Bowser <
> bowserj@gmail.com
> > >
> > > >> > wrote:
> > > >> > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > LGTM!
> > > >> > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 3:02 PM, Simon MacDonald <
> > > >> > > > > > simon.macdonald@gmail.com>
> > > >> > > > > > wrote:
> > > >> > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > I really hate the fact we need to add that
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=Permissio
> > > >> > > > > > > nHel
> > > >> > > > > > > per.java&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%40microsoft.com
> > > %7c6d4d4a706f
> > > >> > > > > > > 454d
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > a19d7f08d35bf5d1e8%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sd
> > > >> > > > > > > ata= KXea2ILjY6Ja2Qr4XF%2b8FoLrOpCRvinHQIaqi%2faMSXw%3d
> > file
> > > >> > > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > each and every plugin that requires API 23 permission
> > > support.
> > > >> > > > > Especially
> > > >> > > > > > > since the package the class is in is different for each
> > > >> > > > > > > plugin so we
> > > >> > > > > can
> > > >> > > > > > > two, three or more copies of the same code in an app.
> > That's
> > > >> > > > > > > just
> > > >> > > > > > wasteful.
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > Joe responded to my bitching by saying "Maybe we should
> > > >> > > > > > > create a permissions plugin for this and make everything
> > go
> > > >> through that"
> > > >> > > > which
> > > >> > > > > > set
> > > >> > > > > > > my mind a racing (perhaps I was just over caffeinated)
> > and I
> > > >> > > > > > > decided
> > > >> > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > prototype it this afternoon.
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > I've created a new plugin called cordova-plugin-compat
> > over
> > > >> > > > > > > at https://github.com/macdonst/cordova-plugin-compat
> and
> > > >> > > > > > > all it does
> > > >> > > > is
> > > >> > > > > > > deliver the org.apache.cordova.PermissionHelper class. I
> > > >> > > > > > > then turned
> > > >> > > > > > around
> > > >> > > > > > > and removed the class from the camera plugin and make
> > > >> > > > > > cordova-plugin-camera
> > > >> > > > > > > depend on cordova-plugin-compat.
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > You can see that change over on my camera fork:
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > https://github.com/macdonst
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > /cordova-plugin-camera/commit/58b72cb5c3109481df9f337ad97607858681
> > > >> > > > b37e
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > Can we move to this approach now? Then once the
> downstream
> > > >> > > > > > > distro's
> > > >> > > > > > support
> > > >> > > > > > > API 23 and the new API methods in CordovaInterface we
> can
> > > >> > > > > > > move this
> > > >> > > > > into
> > > >> > > > > > > Cordova Android proper?
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > Thoughts? Are there use cases this approach doesn't work
> > > for?
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > Simon Mac Donald
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2
> > > >> > > > > > > f%2f
> > > >> > > > > > > hi.im%2fsimonmacdonald&data=01%7c01%7criknoll%
> > > 40microsoft.co
> > > >> > > > > > > m%7c
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > 6d4d4a706f454da19d7f08d35bf5d1e8%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd
> > > >> > > > > > > 011d
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > b47%7c1&sdata=yGziFs1bd1KAZjUEloAiJ07c9EipxtrtSYxU8e5oO7M%3d
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 2:32 PM, Richard Knoll
> > > >> > > > > > > <riknoll@microsoft.com
> > > >> > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > Yep, I left it out of the first round by mistake; I
> was
> > > >> > > > > > > > looking at
> > > >> > > > an
> > > >> > > > > > out
> > > >> > > > > > > > of date version of cordova-plugin-media at the time.
> > I've
> > > >> > > > > > > > got a PR
> > > >> > > > > open
> > > >> > > > > > > > that adds the helper here:
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugin-media/pull/79
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > >> > > > > > > > Richard
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > > > > > > > From: julio cesar sanchez [mailto:
> > jcesarmobile@gmail.com]
> > > >> > > > > > > > Sent: Friday, February 5, 2016 7:20 AM
> > > >> > > > > > > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > >> > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and Android API 23
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > Yeah, that one.
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > El viernes, 5 de febrero de 2016, Homer, Tony <
> > > >> > > > tony.homer@intel.com>
> > > >> > > > > > > > escribió:
> > > >> > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > It took me a while to find it, but I guess you mean
> > > >> CB-10455?
> > > >> > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > On 2/5/16, 7:56 AM, "julio cesar sanchez" <
> > > >> > > > jcesarmobile@gmail.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >I think we just forgot, somebody mentioned this on
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >slack and
> > > >> > > > there
> > > >> > > > > > is
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >an issue open on JIRA.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >2016-02-05 13:52 GMT+01:00 Homer, Tony
> > > >> > > > > > > > > ><tony.homer@intel.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>>:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Earlier in this thread, Richard stated:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> This change has been merged into the file,
> > camera,
> > > >> > > > > geolocation,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> contacts plugins (media did not actually require
> > any
> > > >> > > change).
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Media was updated on 1/15 but it still has a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> "cordova-android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >=5.0.0-dev"
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> engine tag.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> I couldn't find any other discussion about this
> on
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> the list
> > > >> > > > and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> wondered why it was retained for media.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Was this an oversight?
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Thanks!
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Tony
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> On 1/15/16, 4:40 PM, "Simon MacDonald" <
> > > >> > > > > simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >LGTM
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >+1
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >Simon Mac Donald
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > >
> > > https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3a%2f%
> > > >> > > > > > 2fhi
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > >
> > > >> >.im%2fsimonmacdonald&data=01%7c01%7cRIKNOLL%40exchange.microsoft.
> > > >> > > > > > >c
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > > >
> > >om%7cacc2d663ce574637d10908d32e3fd62d%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2
> > > >> > > > > > >d7cd
> > > >> > > > > > >0
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >>
> > > >> > > > >
> > >11db47%7c1&sdata=wCGbmJR3ZKj6lABfwOcjoLypjztI9HNX8%2bak6AhuBqY%
> > > >> > > > > >3d
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 4:32 PM, Joe Bowser <
> > > >> > > > bowserj@gmail.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> Sorry, wrong PR:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >>
> > > >> > > > >
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugin-inappbrowser/pull/136
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Joe Bowser <
> > > >> > > > > > bowserj@gmail.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > So, what does the timeline look like for a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > Plugins
> > > >> > > > release.
> > > >> > > > > > I
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > just
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> did a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > major change in the InAppBrowser to fix tel:
> > and
> > > >> sms:
> > > >> > > > URIs
> > > >> > > > > so
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > they
> > > >> > > > > > > > > do
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > stuff, and it'd be cool if this also made if
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > this got
> > > >> > > > > looked
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > over
> > > >> > > > > > > > > and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > landed before the next release.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > >
> > > https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugin-inappbrowser/pull/135
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Carlos
> > Santana
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > <
> > > >> > > > > > > > > csantana23@gmail.com <javascript:;>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> > wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> I agree with final compromise, I also had a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> discussion
> > > >> > > > > with
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Nikhil
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> during
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> holiday break offline and understood the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> situation, some
> > > >> > > > > 3rd
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> party
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> plugins
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> are not open source and customers/devs
> don't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> move as
> > > >> > > > fast
> > > >> > > > > as
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> we
> > > >> > > > > > > > > wish,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> but
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> having a CLI 6 with latest plugins being
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> backwards
> > > >> > > > > > compatible
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> with
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> lower
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Android API is good base for developers to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> start
> > > >> > > > > upgrading.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 1:23 PM Steven
> Gill <
> > > >> > > > > > > > > stevengill97@gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > Awesome! I'll kick up a discuss thread
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 5:42 PM, Richard
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > Knoll <
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> riknoll@microsoft.com <javascript:;>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > wrote:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Hey all,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > This change has been merged into the
> > file,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > camera,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > geolocation,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > contacts plugins (media did not
> actually
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > require any
> > > >> > > > > > > > change).
> > > >> > > > > > > > > I
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> was
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> able
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > build and run mobilespec on
> > cordova-android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > 4.0.0
> > > >> > > > and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> cordova-android's
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > master. We should probably push for a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > plugins
> > > >> > > > release
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > soon,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > since
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> there
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > are
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > also some major bug fixes to the
> contacts
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > and camera plugins
> > > >> > > > > > > > > that
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> were
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > recently pushed.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Thanks,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Richard
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > From: Nikhil Khandelwal [mailto:
> > > >> > > > > nikhilkh@microsoft.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>]
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Sent: Friday, January 8, 2016 12:12 PM
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > <javascript:;>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Android API
> > > >> > > > 23
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > We had a good discussion about this
> > offline
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > with
> > > >> > > > Joe,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Simon,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Steve,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > Jesse,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Parashu and Jason. We came to the
> > following
> > > >> > > > agreement:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > This is a temporary fix to the plugins
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > which we need
> > > >> > > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > take
> > > >> > > > > > > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> ensure
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Cordova 5.x tools behavior of using the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > edge plugins
> > > >> > > > > > does
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > not
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> break
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> for
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > our
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > users. We will pursue the change for
> all
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > the
> > > >> > > > affected
> > > >> > > > > > > > plugins.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> This
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> will
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > go
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > out in the next PLUGINS release which
> > will
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > happen
> > > >> > > > > before
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> Cordova
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> 6.0
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > release. Since this a temporary fix, we
> > aim
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > to
> > > >> > > > remove
> > > >> > > > > it
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > in 6
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> months
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > (giving reasonable time for our user
> base
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > to move to Cordova
> > > >> > > > > > > > > 6.x+
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> which
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > will have a better plugin version
> pinning
> > > >> > > > mechanism).
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Thanks,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Nikhil
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > From: Simon MacDonald [mailto:
> > > >> > > > > simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>]
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2016 4:00 PM
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > <javascript:;>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Core Plugins and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Android API
> > > >> > > > 23
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > I'm going to play devils advocate a bit
> > > here:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > There are valid reasons why many app
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > developers
> > > >> > > > > might
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > not be
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> ready
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > move to API level 23:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >   1) They have an app which is
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > stabilizing or in maintenance
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> mode
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> and
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > they don't want to risk
> destabilization
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > by moving
> > > >> > > > > to a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > new
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> major
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > Cordova version, Cordova Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > platform, and
> > > >> > > > > Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > API
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> level.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > If the developer is not ready to move
> to
> > a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > new
> > > >> > > > version
> > > >> > > > > > of
> > > >> > > > > > > > > Cordova
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > or the Android API would it not also
> > follow
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > that
> > > >> > > > they
> > > >> > > > > > > > > shouldn't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> be
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > changing
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > their plugin versions?
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >   2) They are using a 3rd-party
> plugin
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > which has
> > > >> > > > not
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > yet
> > > >> > > > > > > > > been
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> updated
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > to request Android permissions as
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > required by API
> > > >> > > > > > level
> > > >> > > > > > > > 23.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> There
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> are
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > probably a lot of plugins affected,
> > since
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > access
> > > >> > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > any
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > of
> > > >> > > > > > > > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > following things on Android M
> requires
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > runtime permission
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> requests:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > calendar, contacts, phone, camera,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > microphone, location,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> beacons,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > sensors, SMS, storage.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Right, so if the 3rd party plugin they
> > are
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > using
> > > >> > > > > doesn't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > support
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > M
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > they should either a) not upgrade or b)
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > send a PR to
> > > >> > > > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > plugin
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > maintainer
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > so everyone can benefit.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >   3) They might not have the capacity
> > or
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > ability
> > > >> > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > test
> > > >> > > > > > > > > their
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> app
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> on
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > devices running Android M. Because
> API
> > 23
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > enables
> > > >> > > > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > new
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> permissions
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > model only on Android M, it requires
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > testing on
> > > >> > > > that
> > > >> > > > > > > > > platform.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Everyone has access to the Android
> > > emulator.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > In any of the above cases, developers
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > might still
> > > >> > > > > like
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> benefit
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> from
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > some of the major bug fixes in those
> 5
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > popular
> > > >> > > > core
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > plugins
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> mentioned
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > below. Or even if they weren't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > specifically
> > > >> > > > looking
> > > >> > > > > > for
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > bug
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> fixes,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> it
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > would be a much better experience if
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > adding or
> > > >> > > > > > updating
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > one
> > > >> > > > > > > > > of
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> those
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > plugins would just work, rather than
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > failing on Android. The explanation
> for
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > the failure will not
> > > >> > > > be
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > obvious to many
> > > >> > > > > > > > > users,
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> if
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> they
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > overlooked the warning when
> installing
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > the plugin
> > > >> > > > or
> > > >> > > > > > if
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > they
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> were
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > using another tool to add the plugin
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > where the
> > > >> > > > > warning
> > > >> > > > > > > > > wasn't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> surfaced.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >  Seems like you are describing a
> tooling
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > problem
> > > >> > > > here.
> > > >> > > > > > If
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> tool
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > doesn't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > surface the warning or allows the user
> to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > add a
> > > >> > > > plugin
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > that is
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > incompatible
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > with the version of Cordova Android
> that
> > is
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > being
> > > >> > > > used
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > really
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> sounds
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > like a
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > bug in the tooling to me.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > Of course developers should be
> > encouraged
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > to
> > > >> > > > upgrade
> > > >> > > > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> latest
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > most secure highest-quality version
> of
> > > >> > Cordova.
> > > >> > > > But
> > > >> > > > > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> encouragement
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > does not need to be so forceful. This
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > proposed
> > > >> > > > > change
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > gives
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> developers
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > more time to upgrade, and allows for
> > more
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > choice
> > > >> > > > > about
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > when
> > > >> > > > > > > > > to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> upgrade
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > individual parts
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > > (plugins) rather than limiting them
> to
> > > >> > > > > all-or-nothing.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >  I would argue that the developer has
> an
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > infinite
> > > >> > > > > amount
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > of
> > > >> > > > > > > > > time
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > upgrade. Nothing is forcing you to
> > upgrade
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > to the
> > > >> > > > > latest
> > > >> > > > > > > > > Cordova
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > or
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Android API. They can continue to use
> the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > same
> > > >> > > > version
> > > >> > > > > > of
> > > >> > > > > > > > > Cordova
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> Android
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > and plugins that are currently working
> in
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > their
> > > >> > > app.
> > > >> > > > > If
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> developer
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> is
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > using semver properly and we do our job
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > right they shouldn't
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> pick up
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > breaking changes. For instance, if the
> > API
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > of a
> > > >> > > > plugin
> > > >> > > > > > > > > changes we
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> bump
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > the
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > major version of the plugin so users
> who
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > setup their
> > > >> > > > > > > > > config.xml
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> to
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> use:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > <plugin name="cordova-plugin-camera"
> > > >> > spec="^1.1.0"
> > > >> > > > />
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > will effectively prevent the user from
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> > > >> > > > the
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> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> change
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> in
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > camera version 2.0.0.
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > >
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> >> >> > > Simon Mac Donald
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> > > >> > > > > > -
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> -- To unsubscribe, e-mail:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> dev-unsubscribe@cordova.apache.org
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> For additional commands, e-mail:
> > > >> > > > > > > > > >> dev-help@cordova.apache.org
> > > >> > > > > > > > > <javascript:;>
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