Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jul 2013 08:33 UTC
Google "Android 4.3 has a hidden feature! It's called 'App Ops' and it lets you selectively disable some permissions for your apps. Is some misbehaving app constantly pinging your location and draining your battery in a few hours? You can fix that now." Terrible name, fantastic feature. Also: finally.
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This breaks platform api contract.
by dsmogor on Fri 26th Jul 2013 11:08 UTC
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2005-09-01

and introduces backward incompatibility to 99% of existing apps. Users of CM declare, they know that they're doing but letting it on the wild would be a big PITA to both (non-advanced) users and devs seeing their apps break randomly in the field.

Google made an architecture mistake atb and they are not getting away with it that easy.

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