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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: plugin analysis
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:23:12 GMT
we're moving to npm ...eventually.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 11:41 PM, Mike Reinstein
<reinstein.mike@gmail.com> wrote:
> IMO the biggest problem is plugin fragmentation across platforms...what we
> really need to fix is getting a single plugin with support for 1 or more
> platforms into a place. It will keep related code together, and will
> hopefully promote a unified js API as much as possible...I cringe to think
> what the different APIs for these related plugins might look like. Maybe
> for ios its one API, for android another, etc. These fears may be unfounded
> as I havent started diving into each one yet.
>
> -Mike
>
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Bryan Bishop <kanzure@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > - moving to individual repos would destroy commit histories for
>> > plugins ( so we should minimize the number of times we move them )
>> >
>>
>> Not true at all! There is excellent support in git for surgically
>> extracting the commit history of a subfolder and all of its source code. I
>> do this all the time when I recover dying things from the hands of
>> oblivion. It involves a call to "git filter-branch".
>>
>> uh off the top of my head, this looks close:
>>
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/359424/detach-subdirectory-into-separate-git-repository
>>
>> Anyway, I don't have a strong opinion either way, just don't write off the
>> option for technical reasons :-).
>>
>> - Bryan
>> http://heybryan.org/
>> 1 512 203 0507
>>

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