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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: release 1.8.1
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:41:25 GMT
I still think we should serve the new updated+package distribution, just
not modify platforms that do not have changes.
Call it a hotfix ...

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> The thing is that the downstream distribution of cordova (phonegap) gets
> *a lot* of exposure/downloads via a single archive containing all platform
> implementations.
>
> Tagging a 1.8.1 or 1.8.0.1 on a single platform and blogging about it
> would probably work for the (small) user base that is involved on the
> issue tracker+mailing list, and is comfortable with git, etc. However for
> the vast majority of users these are all "hoops" they have to go through
> and, in light of a latest point release crashing for them already,
> probably would just add to their frustration.
>
> If we want to be up front and honest about the issue and how to fix it, as
> well as provide as simple a solution to people who may have fallen into
> the issue in the first place, I am of the opinion we should tag 1.8.1
> across the board, blog about it _AND_ host up another dist.
>
> Would love to hear what non-Adobe folks have to say about this.
>
> On 6/11/12 2:30 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Before I tip my hand on a vote ...
> >Is there any chance of a middle ground here?
> >Updating all platforms to 1.8.1 for the benefit of one platform seems like
> >a lot of overhead to address a change in one.
> >
> >Could we adopt packaging a 1.8.0.1.zip which would include the updated iOS
> >code, and iOS code tags, but no changes to the other platforms? or
> >something similar?
> >
> >Of course this would require adding a little documentation to the release,
> >to say what was addressed, and what platforms were changed, but still
> >considerably easier than the tag->domino effect we have now. IMO
> >
> >On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> >
> >> +1 release 1.8.1
> >>
> >> On 6/11/12 2:15 PM, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io> wrote:
> >>
> >> >So we have a fairly big issue in iOS 1.8 wherein a PhoneGap app is
> >> >crashing if the user swipes down the notification centre while in-app.
> >> >The question is whether this is a bug big enough to cut an 1.8.1
> >> >official release for all platforms or if pointing users to the minor
> >> >tag is enough.
> >> >
> >> >[+1] release 1.8.1
> >> >[ -1] do not release 1.8.1
> >> >
> >> >I think a tag should suffice but if implementors have no trouble
> >> >tagging a release then we might as well save Shaz/Becky the
> >> >email/twitter complaint!
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >--
> >@purplecabbage
> >risingj.com
>
>


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