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From Shazron <>
Subject Re: [Android] onPause and onResume in the background on WebViews
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:40:34 GMT
We could like you said make a breaking change, but allow a preference to be

We either make the preference backwards compatible (ie KeepRunning = true)
so existing apps still work the same on Cordova-Android 6, or break
backwards compatibility with KeepRunning=false as default.

I would prefer to be backwards compatible, and not break users -- I think
if they encounter a rejection they can just turn on this preference and

On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 4:23 PM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:

> Hey
> So, this bug came in and it's an important one:
> I've already accepted the fix for KeepRunning = false, but apps that start
> in the background that have their JS running, and other apps probably need
> to have their status managed.  I want to run onPause and onResume on the
> webview every time the app pauses and resumes in Cordova, but I'm wondering
> if that screws people up.  I know that we're at the eve of a major change,
> so I can just break stuff, but it'd be good to get feedback before doing
> it.
> What do people think? This is a pretty important change.
> Joe

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