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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Camera API error codes?
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:55:43 GMT
+1

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:51 AM, Simon MacDonald
<simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 to adding error codes
> +1 to cancel being reported by the error callback
>
> You may want to check out what Capture uses for error codes.
>
> http://docs.phonegap.com/en/2.1.0/cordova_media_capture_capture.md.html#CaptureError
>
> Simon Mac Donald
> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> So, our camera API doesn't have error codes. Per the docs, it returns a
>> string [1]. Gnarly.
>>
>> The strings are also all different across platforms. Android [2] and iOS
>> [3] (search for "error").
>>
>> For extra-good times, BlackBerry-webworks-java [4] does not ever return an
>> error, except in the case where the file is deemed "too big" [5]. So, if
>> the camera app is closed, we don't return an error code back to the user
>> for this platform, which is different from iOS + Android.
>>
>> BlackBerry-webworks-air registers JS-based callbacks using the BB HTML5
>> transport API [6]. Unfortunately I can't find documentation about what
>> kind of parameters are passed into the error callbacks (anyone from RIM
>> help me out?). Finally, if the camera is closed, no callback gets invoked
>> either [7], which is at odds with Android + iOS.
>>
>> BlackBerry 10 implementation [8] no-ops the onCancel and onInvoke
>> callbacks as well, which again, is at odds.
>>
>> ---
>>
>> Proposal: add error codes.
>>
>> [1]
>> http://docs.phonegap.com/en/2.1.0/cordova_camera_camera.md.html#cameraError
>> [2]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-android/blob/master/framework/s
>> rc/org/apache/cordova/CameraLauncher.java#L352-L363
>> [3]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-ios/blob/master/CordovaLib/Clas
>> ses/CDVCamera.m#L80
>> [4]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-blackberry-webworks/blob/master
>> /framework/ext/src/org/apache/cordova/camera/Camera.java
>> [5]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-blackberry-webworks/blob/master
>> /framework/ext/src/org/apache/cordova/camera/Camera.java#L225
>> [6]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-js/blob/master/lib/webworks/air
>> /plugin/air/camera.js
>> [7]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-js/blob/master/lib/webworks/air
>> /plugin/air/camera.js#L27
>> [8]
>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-js/blob/master/lib/webworks/qnx
>> /plugin/qnx/camera.js
>>
>>

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