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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Camera API error codes?
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:51:23 GMT
+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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