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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: tagging 1.5rc friday
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:39:56 GMT
I agree with all of your points. I just think that it doesn't make
sense to break plugins for Android only in 1.5.0. Let's get everyone
using common JS for 1.6.0 then break plugins for everyone :)

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



On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> The "plugins" global makes me cringe - adding "PhoneGap" for compatibility
> makes sense but I'd like to see us plan to phase that out in the next few
> point releases. Accompany with a couple blog posts / guides on upgrading
> and what is changing and we should be good.
>
> On 3/5/12 12:19 PM, "Simon MacDonald" <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>Hey all,
>>
>>I added a couple of methods (addConstructor, addPlugin) into the
>>common-js code and created a variable PhoneGap that points to cordova.
>>This way all existing plugins that work on Android should be able to
>>work without changes to their JS.
>>
>>I deleted the current 1.5.0 tag and retagged with my latest commit
>>being the head.
>>
>>https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-cordova-android.git;a=
>>commit;h=8923e52a5ed5e9ea4c3c5f7ed49400cac668a4d6
>>
>>If Steve wants to re-generate the release with that tag it would be
>>for the best.
>>
>>Simon Mac Donald
>>http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>>
>>
>>
>>On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Bryce Curtis <curtis.bryce@gmail.com>
>>wrote:
>>> There is a critical bug with maintaining compatibility for non-core
>>>plugins
>>> for Android that we have a fix for.  Simon will be dropping it today,
>>>and
>>> I'd like to get that in to release 1.5.  IMHO compatibility makes sense
>>>to
>>> maintain until all platforms migrate to cordova-js.
>>>
>>> Regarding 1.5.0 as an Apache release.  Do we know how close we are?  If
>>> it's only a few days - then I would vote for finishing those items that
>>>are
>>> holding up an official release.  I really want 1.6.0 to be a robust
>>> official release, so would have more confidence if we can get 1.5.0
>>> official.  What is the list of items required to be official?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Bryce
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
>>>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey Guys,
>>>>
>>>> I haven't got much input about if this release is an acceptable apache
>>>> release. I figure this will take some time still and we should get 1.5
>>>>out
>>>> today. If there are no objections, I am going to release 1.5 today as
>>>>a non
>>>> apache release (our usual method) and say we aim for 1.6 to be an
>>>>apache
>>>> release. This will give us more time to review 1.5 with our mentors
>>>>and be
>>>> ready for 1.6.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> -Steve
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Steve Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
>>>>wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Drop box is only for use between the list. I'm hoping to get it in
>>>>the
>>>> > apache servers for distribution, or github if that doesn't work out.
>>>> >
>>>> > I will take another read through that.
>>>> >
>>>> > -Steve
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > On Mar 3, 2012, at 6:46 PM, Patrick Mueller <pmuellr@gmail.com>
>>>>wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > > On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 19:05, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> > >
>>>> > >> I have placed these files on my dropbox for now.
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >
>>>> > > We'll have to find something better than Dropbox, I assume.
>>>> > >
>>>> > >
>>>> > >> Please review them before we move them and make them public.
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >> Jukka, let us know if these files are correct according to
>>>>Apache. I
>>>> > have a
>>>> > >> KEYS file in the zip that contains my public key. If we wanted
to
>>>>make
>>>> > this
>>>> > >> the first Apache release, what other changes would we need?
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >
>>>> > > Have you read
>>>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.htmlyet?
>>>> > >
>>>> > > I've just started, for weinre.
>>>> > >
>>>> > > So, one obvious thing is that the distribution files need to have
>>>> > > "incubating" in the name.  I noticed a whole bunch of issues when
>>>> reading
>>>> > > the file, was going to create a check-list for weinre on the wiki
>>>>for
>>>> > > things I needed to 'fix'.
>>>> > >
>>>> > > --
>>>> > > Patrick Mueller
>>>> > > http://muellerware.org
>>>> >
>>>>
>

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