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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Removing DroidDB storage shim, removing Android 3.0 support
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:12:42 GMT
Yeah, I think it is a security exception in Android 4. Apparently,
Google doesn't want WebView's using DB's.

Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald



On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> DangŠ I'm a fan of code-shaving.
>
> On 2/29/12 8:42 AM, "Simon MacDonald" <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>-1
>>
>>There is a bug in Android 4.0.3 that requires the shim to be there or
>>WebSql DB's won't work. Bryce has the details.
>>
>>Simon Mac Donald
>>http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>>
>>
>>
>>On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>> This makes perfect sense for me and shaves off a bunch of code from the
>>> repo. +1
>>>
>>> On 12-02-15 3:27 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Hey
>>>>
>>>>Since we're not supporting Android 1.5 and 1.6 anymore, I don't see the
>>>>need to have the DroidDB shim.  I understand it was for Android 3.0
>>>>support, but since Android 3.0 has been upgraded into virtual obsolence
>>>>I'm
>>>>thinking we should cut support for it as well on the tablet side and
>>>>have
>>>>our baseline be Android 3.1 for Android Tablet support.  That way we can
>>>>get rid of the DroidDB shim and not have to patch for WebSQL.
>>>>
>>>>http://developer.android.com/resources/dashboard/platform-versions.html
>>>>
>>>>Is everyone cool with removing support for Android 3.0? There are far
>>>>less
>>>>people using it than there are Android 1.5 devices out there, and I
>>>>don't
>>>>see this number ever increasing.
>>>>
>>>>Joe
>>>
>

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