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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: orientationchange event in cordova
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:33:21 GMT
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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