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This workaround is because of this bug:
(filed with Apple of course also)
I'm still hoping that Apple fixes this in iOS 8.1, but we should have this as a contingency plan.
Create this as an included plugin, so it can be extracted later if need be.
We need to secure access to the local webserver, probably through a session token in the header, since background apps can have access to the webserver. The session token is passed down to the initially loaded local page specified from the <content> tag in config.xml, and should be used in the cordova.exec call. We would also need to implement local proxy support , see
This all sounds more complex than it needs to be than just loading a file url – wishing Apple would just fix this in iOS 8.1 instead.