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From Gord Tanner <>
Subject Re: Plan for device specific APIs?
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:58:26 GMT
I would assume these would be brought in as device specific plugin's.

There is the ability to merge in behavior to the standard plugins but the
end goal should be to keep things standard.

On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Becky Gibson <>wrote:

> What is the plan for the device specific APIs that have existed in the
> platform JS files?  For example,  iOS has a more efficient api for watching
> the compass heading,  watchHeadingFilter and clearWatchFilter.  iOS also
> has apis for bringing up the native contact picker to display, select or
> edit a contact.   Are we still going to provide those in the device
> specific js files? Will they become "general" plugins?  Perhaps an optional
> "core" plugin?  I don't think we should lose this functionality and it
> should somehow be available with 1.6.
> -becky

Gord Tanner
Senior Developer / Code Poet
tinyHippos Inc.

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