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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: orientationchange event in cordova
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2012 21:58:45 GMT
+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/Ref
> 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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