Mobile (Android) orientations
monte at sweattechnologies.com
Fri May 3 18:39:58 EDT 2013
On 04/05/2013, at 8:26 AM, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
> Do you need to ? Wouldn't it be enough to do
> Or are there other Amazon devices which don't have that same orientation ?
I don't know... I guess we would need to physically have each device in our hands to work it out.
> And more fundamentally - isn't this a broken model to start with ?
> Any Android app which tries to use orientation needs to contain (built into its apk file) info about any possible (non-standard) device ?
> So if a new non-standard device is released, you need to build/release a new version of the app, or else the app will misbehave on this new device ?
Yeah... I presume there was no choice but.... I'm not really sure why the LC activity isn't dealing with orientation in the onConfigurationChanged method... I'll ask on the engine forum.
> (And yes, this would be a great opportunity for a community managed file, if that reduces the explosion of releases needed as the app author finds out about each new device.)
Yep... that's what I'm sugguesting
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