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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: orientationchange event in cordova
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2012 22:39:26 GMT
totally vote thread

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Do we need a vote thread or something to get API changes/updates approved?
> What's the right way to go about this?
>
> In terms of issues and whatnot its clear (docs first, then JS API, then
> finally native implementations) but I'm more wondering about the
> discussion/voting/API change process.
>
> On 12-02-02 1:58 PM, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>>+1 orientationchange api
>>
>>(should file a jira to make note of all this in the docs)
>>
>>On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>> The deviceorientation event is a W3C spec, whereas the orientationchange
>>> event is an apple standard I believe
>>>
>>>
>>>http://developer.apple.com/library/IOs/#documentation/AppleApplications/R
>>>ef
>>> erence/SafariWebContent/HandlingEvents/HandlingEvents.html
>>>
>>> I am generally in favour of following the w3c however I personally like
>>> the orientationchange event API better... D:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12-02-02 12:41 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>No, not to that spec. However it is mentioned in the section:
>>>>"... may be able to do so with the existing *orientationchange* event."
>>>>
>>>>Overall, it is a much simpler API where:
>>>>a) window.orientation holds the current value of one of  [0,90,-90,180]
>>>>b) window fires orientationchange event when it changes
>>>>
>>>>Currently consistent in BB-WW, iOS, Android, WP7
>>>>
>>>>In PhoneGap, the ability to generate the event may be governed by other
>>>>platform specific ways of defining what orientations the application
>>>>supports.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Drew Walters <deedubbu@gmail.com>
>>>>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Is this implemented according to this spec or something different?
>>>>>
>>>>> http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source-orientation.html
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> > Im sure it's all doable on the platforms, the question being posed
>>>>>is
>>>>> > "should this be part of the core cordova API?"
>>>>> >
>>>>> > I'm for it.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > If it's a yay, then we need to
>>>>> >
>>>>> > 1. Update the docs
>>>>> > 2. Update cordova-js
>>>>> > 3. Add support to each platform
>>>>> >
>>>>> > On 12-02-02 11:23 AM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > >WP7 also supports this event via PhoneGap + polyfill.
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >> on iOS it is supported on the UIWebView 4.2.x and greater
but we
>>>>> > >> polyfill support for iOS 3.x (which we are planning to
remove
>>>>>support
>>>>> > >> for, don't know exactly when, 1.5 is as good as any time)
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > >> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>
wrote:
>>>>> > >> > Are we supporting this as part of our API? Apparently
iOS
>>>>>supports
>>>>it
>>>>> > >> whereas im pretty sure most other platforms do not.
>>>>> > >> >
>>>>> > >> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-213
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>
>

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