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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: orientationchange event in cordova
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 17:56:27 GMT
no, lets kick one up for this and the accel

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Simon MacDonald
<simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> My Android 2.3.4 device fires "orientationchange" events. So it seems to be
> fairly standard.
>
> Did a vote thread ever get started?
>
> Simon Mac Donald
> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 5:39 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>
>> 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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