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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: release 1.8.1
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:44:49 GMT
Hmm.. Can we have multiple tags in git pointing to the same commit? This
way we COULD tag all platforms, but non-ios platforms' 1.8.1 just points
to the same commit as 1.8.0.

On 6/11/12 2:41 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:

>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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