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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: API addition: application version
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 09:18:42 GMT
This is application version though, not platform?

On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 2:17 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
> // i'd like something like this...
> require('cordova').platform(function(platform) {
>
>    console.log(platform.name) // Tizen <---don't laugh, its gonna happen!
>    console.log(platform.version) // '0.7.0'
>
>    // gratuitous...
>    console.log(platform.version.MAJOR // 7
>    console.log(platform.version.MINOR) // 0
>    console.log(platform.version.PATCH) // 7
> })
>
> On Monday, May 7, 2012, Filip Maj wrote:
>
>> Stems from https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-635
>>
>> TL;DR: providing a JS API in cordova for accessing the application version
>> as defined in native. Shaz has already commented on how to do this in iOS.
>> In Android I understand the manifest versionCode / versionString
>> properties are available (and should be accessible).
>>
>> First question: is this a valuable API? IMO: yes. Programmatically
>> accessing app version for issue resolution and stuff like that seems like
>> a good thing.
>>
>> Second question: How viable is this for Bada / WP7 / BB WebWorks / other
>> platforms?
>>
>> Third question (assuming Q1 response is "yes"): how to frame this API?
>>
>> Thoughts/comments/suggestions appreciated!
>>
>>

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