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From Drew Walters <>
Subject Re: [Android] Accelerometer plugin rewrite
Date Tue, 15 May 2012 14:44:21 GMT
Fil, wouldn't the other native implementations need updated as well
before merging in the changes that are required for cordova-js?

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Filip Maj <> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Part of the 1.8 work was to change the accelerometer plugin to line it up
> more with the way the Geolocation plugin was rewritten. Essentially:
> - store callback ids in the plugin for incoming requests
> - privatize start() and stop() methods
> - start and stop the accel listener based on how many callbacks are
> waiting for accel data
> The Accel plugin now should implement only 3 actions: getAcceleration,
> addWatch, clearWatch. The plugin should handle calling start() and stop()
> privately on its own. This also eliminates the awkward "getTimeout" and
> "setTimeout" actions, and now we are ensured that the accelerometer plugin
> stops as soon as possible (namely, when no callbacks in JS are waiting for
> acceleration values), instead of waiting for the timeout period to expire.
> I added a few extra things to the android plugin rewrite as well, mainly
> checking for accuracy level before returning values to the web view.
> If any Android maintainers want to take a look at the rewrite, please have
> a look at the 463 branch on the Apache git repo [1]. Would love feedback
> if you have the time to look it over.
> I will be merging it later this week unless someone has any issues with it.
> Thanks,
> Fil
> [1]
> ortlog;h=refs/heads/463

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