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From Dave Johnson <dave.c.john...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Changes to File API
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:57:57 GMT
Yah I think that makes sense. We can even remove the old one when we hit a
major release.

-dave

On Monday, February 20, 2012, Patrick Mueller wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 15:33, Dave Johnson <dave.c.johnson@gmail.com<javascript:;>
> >wrote:
>
> > For all of these sorts of changes lets endevour to maintain backwards
> > compatibility and put in deprecation notices. Ideally the deprecated APIs
> > are removed at a major version change, e.g. when we hit 2.0.
>
>
> This will always be a problem for us, in terms of tracking developing APIs
> as they change over time.
>
> I think my take would be that what we want to do is support specific
> versions, and not have a version which is somehow morphing over time.  Eg,
> we should have two versions of the File API for the following "versions" of
> the spec that I noticed:
>
> * http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-FileAPI-20101026/
> * http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-FileAPI-20111020/
>
> The default is that you get the latest one.  If for some reason, you need
> the old one, then you would need to do something special:
>
>   cordova add-plugin file-api@w3c-20101026
>
> or something.
>
> --
> Patrick Mueller
> http://muellerware.org
>

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