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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] cordova-plugin-geolocation release
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:05:00 GMT
On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 7:13 AM, Pridham, Marcus <marcus.pridham@sap.com>
wrote:

> This change might cause issues if you have an Android application that
> perhaps you want to use GPS on the phone but also want to allow to run on
> Chromebooks?  I got an email recently from Google about the
> android.hardware.location.gps permission:
>
>
> “In preparation for the release of Chromebooks support for the Google Play
> Store and Android apps, we've been proactively testing the most key and
> popular applications in Google Play, including *** for compatibility.
>
> We wanted to let you know, currently your app isn't compatible on Chrome
> OS devices due to manifest entry android.hardware.location.gps. If you want
> to make it compatible, Please read our guide on App Manifest Compatibility
> for more details on how to ensure your app is compatible.”
>
>
> I don’t have a Chromebook to try out what happens with this plugin there…
> I think for the Chromebook case you would need required=false and the
> geolocation would need to fail gracefully or the application code would
> need to check the useragent and not call the plugin?
>
> <uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.location.gps"
> android:required="false" />
>
> Has anyone tried a Cordova application on a Chromebook?
>
>
Yes, and Cordova Apps not supported by the Play Store currently.  Besides
that, I think running a Cordova-Android app on a Chromebook is missing the
point.


> On 9/23/16, 3:14 AM, "julio cesar sanchez" <jcesarmobile@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     +1
>
>
>     2016-09-23 9:09 GMT+02:00 Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>:
>
>     > +1
>     >
>     > On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 5:02 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com
> >
>     > wrote:
>     >
>     > > Thoughts? Just want to get the fix for
>     > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-11875 out.
>     > >
>     > > -Steve
>     > >
>     >
>
>
>

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