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From Brian>
Subject Re: [Android] Distributing Drawable Resources - What is acceptable?
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:58:57 GMT
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
<> 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 <> 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
>> <> 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 <> 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 <> 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" <>
>>>>>> If someday we were to package the camera plugin as we plan to with
>>>>>> party plugins, we could easily add assets. Several plugins already
>>>>>> this.
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Joe Bowser <>
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>> an issue with any plugin that does UI.  Does anyone have any
idea how
>>>>>>> to solve this issue?
>>>>>>> Joe

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