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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: [Android] Distributing Drawable Resources - What is acceptable?
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:26:14 GMT
Eh Mike, while possible probably not a great idea and this is
definitely something we need to solve in plugin land properly anyhow.

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Mike Reinstein
<reinstein.mike@gmail.com> wrote:
>> These aren't images that would be used in HTML. We're talking
>> about images that are used in the Java UI portions of the code
>
> Can we inline those assets similar to how base64 encoded data uris work in
> html? I would imagine ios, android, blackberry, etc would allow for
> declaring large byte arrays right in the code. Could those byte blobs then
> be rendered into images in the various UIs?
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 3:58 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> Not an ideal situation but we do need to address static assets in our
>> plugin packages too.
>>
>> I don't think we ever thought camera was going to be easy...if
>> anything this brings up a great test bed for plugin packaging anyhow.
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 1:43 AM, Jesse MacFadyen
>> <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > This is the same issue as the capture dialogs isn't it?
>> > iOS and WP7 already package resources for making audio recordings.
>> >
>> >
>> > Sent from my iPad
>> >
>> > On 2012-09-25, at 4:32 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> These aren't images that would be used in HTML.  We're talking about
>> >> images that are used in the Java UI portions of the code, such as this
>> >> new camera that we're working on.  The problem is that we have to
>> >> pre-populate each project with these images, which means more nasty
>> >> create script issues, which I personally loathe.  However, Android
>> >> doesn't allow you to just have images in the JAR.  I don't know why
>> >> that is, but that would be a nice feature to have on Android.
>> >>
>> >> It'd be nice if there was a less brittle way of doing it, but I can't
>> >> think of any at the moment..
>> >>
>> >> Joe
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Mike Reinstein
>> >> <reinstein.mike@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Could we possibly use base64 encoding for images, and inline them? It
>> would
>> >>> take up 30% more space but it means you can inline them in the html
>> rather
>> >>> than having to package seperate resources?
>> >>>
>> >>> -Mike
>> >>>
>> >>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 7:19 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> An icon is one thing, but we're going to have to start shipping
UI
>> >>>> elements, which makes things more brittle.  I'm wondering if anyone
>> >>>> has any way of making this less brittle or if we're going to just
have
>> >>>> to drop the resources in the /res directory, use our typical mapping
>> >>>> and hope for the best.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Investigating zoom.  It look like we're going to need some mocks
done
>> >>>> up on this end, so I'll have to figure that out.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Joe
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>
wrote:
>> >>>>> Don't understand the issue Joe? We already ship a default icon
>> drawable
>> >>>>> resource - what's the issue with more?
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> On 9/25/12 1:03 PM, "Mike Reinstein" <reinstein.mike@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>> If someday we were to package the camera plugin as we plan
to with
>> 3rd
>> >>>>>> party plugins, we could easily add assets. Several plugins
already
>> do
>> >>>>>> this.
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> Hey
>> >>>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> So, while doing the UI for the Camera, I just realized
that we're
>> >>>>>>> going to have to distribute images with Cordova.  I
can see this
>> being
>> >>>>>>> an issue with any plugin that does UI.  Does anyone
have any idea
>> how
>> >>>>>>> to solve this issue?
>> >>>>>>>
>> >>>>>>> Joe
>> >>>>
>>

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