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From "Jack Piccininni (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-3023) Geolocation API does not work on Motorola Xoom tablet (and perhaps/probably other devices)
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:19:16 GMT

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Jack Piccininni commented on CB-3023:
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I'm not 100% sure what you mean. I always use PhoneGap the same way: I create a PhoneGap project
using the method documented in http://docs.phonegap.com/en/2.6.0/guide_getting-started_android_index.md.html#Getting%20Started%20with%20Android
and add my own code and run it. So Cordova is being included. Is there yet another "Geolocation"
plug-in or something?
                
> Geolocation API does not work on Motorola Xoom tablet (and perhaps/probably other devices)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-3023
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-3023
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Android
>    Affects Versions: 2.3.0, 2.4.0, 2.5.0
>         Environment: Mac OS X 10.8.3, Eclipse 4.2.1, Cordova 2.5.0, Motorola Xoom tablet
running Android v4.1.2
>            Reporter: Jack Piccininni
>            Assignee: Joe Bowser
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: Geolocation, Xoom,
>
> In a nutshell: the Geolocation API does not work on the Xoom tablet. The "success" callback
never gets called after getCurrentPosition() or watchPosition().
> More details... Neither the:
> - navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(onSuccess, onError, { maximumAge: 2000, timeout:
5000, enableHighAccuracy: true }) nor
> - navigator.geolocation.watchPosition(onSuccess, onError, { maximumAge: 2000, timeout:
5000, enableHighAccuracy: true })
> methods result in the "onSuccess" callback being called.
> Without the optional options ("{ maximumAge: 2000, timeout: 5000, enableHighAccuracy:
true }") included in the methods, the "onError" callback never (unless the default timeout
is several minutes, if there is a default) gets called either. With the options included,
it does, and the timeout error (error.message = "Timeout expired") is generated. Only the
onError callback gets called, never the onSuccess callback, when running on the Xoom.
> Tested on other devices (Droid3 and iPhone) and these methods work (though watchPosition
is slow on Droid3, another bug). Manifest and inspection of permissions look correct. Xoom
is able to show its location using other apps like Google Maps.

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