[dojo-contributors] Dojo & Mobile - devs needed
alex at dojotoolkit.org
Sun Oct 17 01:56:03 EDT 2010
Speaking of mobile, time is short. Please go play with:
The docs are good, the themes are nice, the markup is simple, and degrades well. What can we do better?
On Aug 17, 2010, at 9:07 AM, Dylan Schiemann wrote:
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> "At the recent London mobile meet we had a good discussion about where
> Dojo should go, but unfortunately no one offered to actually write code
> for dojox.mobile."
> I don't know if that's entirely true, though I know the pace has been
> slow since then. I've been working on our strategy and plan document but
> I've slipped behind. I do plan to have that ready sometime next week though.
> That said, we do need help, and as we discussed, getting us on a good
> plan of attack so we can work together and get stuff done coherently
> will go a long way towards this.
> - -Dylan
> on 8/17/10 8:43 AM (GMT-07:00) Shane O'Sullivan said the following:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm very worried about Dojo and the mobile space. As far as I can
>> see, we are still lacking anything resembling a cohesive strategy, and
>> are falling further and further behind.
>> I appreciate that everyone is busy, and that this economy is forcing
>> everyone, me included, to focus on their day jobs. However, unless
>> enough people are interested in making Dojo a killer on mobile, and
>> have the time to donate, we might as well just admit we're going to
>> focus on desktop and leave it be.
>> I think dojox.mobile is a great start, and I very much want to make it
>> (under whatever moniker) the best mobile toolkit out there. The work
>> the Uxebu guys are doing to customize Dojo for each platform is great
>> too, and very much needed.
>> However, what users want is a solid framework and great widgets. We
>> don't have them yet, and at the current rate, I don't think we will
>> have them this side of 2012.
>> So, I'm willing to put a good amount of my time into dojox.mobile, but
>> unless others have time to contribute it'll never be anything close to
>> world class. At the recent London mobile meet we had a good
>> discussion about where Dojo should go, but unfortunately no one
>> offered to actually write code for dojox.mobile.
>> Can I get a show of hands? Alternatively, a simple "I don't have the
>> time" will do too. I need to know if I'll be wasting my time on a
>> project that no one else has time to work on, or if there are 4 or 5
>> others who have the scope to build something great.
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