Cordova and Node.js

Cordova CLI locally runs on Node.js
CLI uses specific node versions


Tooling and Platforms

Include scripts that are run on node, so node versions have to be tested
Dropping a node version is a major breaking change

Plugins and Templates

Usually only run on the devices, not locally
Exception: Hooks
CLI does not have to test on all node versions
Enough to use one Node version, newest and fastest
Plugin test tooling (paramedic) still has to work for all node versions though :/