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From Justin Long <justinl...@bigfoot.com>
Subject Re: Default Enable Plugins
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 00:46:00 GMT
I appreciate the follow up, I will also ensure that I subscribe to the
mailing list from now on ;)



On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Simon MacDonald
<simon.macdonald@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey Justin,
>
> I has been discussed on the list and it looks like the consensus is not to
> enabled plugins by default. If you want to enable them in your own project
> you just need to add the following line to onCreate method of the class
> that extends from DroidGap.
>
>     *this*.appView.getSettings().setPluginsEnabled(*true*);
> As for PhoneGap Build support the guys will have to figure out how to
> expose it via a configuration setting.
>
> Simon Mac Donald
> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>
>
>
> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Justin Long <justinlong@bigfoot.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Gents,
>>
>> A follow up to see if anyone had some good advice/direction for getting
>> plugins enabled for the Android webview? Sounds like this pull request
>> doesn't do the trick
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-android/pull/18
>>
>> More than happy to pitch in because this has lots of value, I just need to
>> know where to start.
>>
>> Justin
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Justin Long <justinlong@bigfoot.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Fair enough, hence the reason to check for risks :)
>> >
>> > Where in DroidGap could it possibility fit? Can we develop it so that it
>> > can be easily configured by platforms including PhoneGap Build?
>> >
>> > If you can tell me where to look in DroidGap to write it out, I could
>> > possibly write a pull request myself and save the team some work. Feel
>> free
>> > to ignore my original pull request sitting in GitHub.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Patrick Mueller <pmuellr@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Justin Long <justinlong@bigfoot.com
>> >wrote:
>> >>
>> >>>  I'd like to propose that in the Android Cordova project the webview
>> >>> that is
>> >>> created enables plugins by default. I wanted to check with the
>> community
>> >>> to
>> >>> see if there were any possible risks, ...
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> Risks?  With browser plugins?  Nah, can't imagine that being a problem!
>> >>
>> >> I'm being facetious, of course, because "browser plugins" have been a
>> >> pretty significant attack vector for malware over the years.
>> >>
>> >> I'm totally in favor of enabling this, but ... not by default.  Worse
>> >> case, if it can't fit into the existing Android startup configuration
>> >> somehow, is to enable it with a new plugin.  Kinda like I did with the
>> iOS
>> >> Remote Web Inspector plugin.  Unless it's too late to enable it by the
>> time
>> >> the plugin loads - it might well be.
>> >>
>> >> Still, in any case, seems like it would be better to allow the user to
>> >> opt-in to this, instead of having to opt-out.
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Patrick Mueller
>> >> http://muellerware.org
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>

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