[SailfishDevel] Harbour compliant way to read contacts

Marcin M. marmistrzmar at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 18:21:49 UTC 2014


And wouldn't separate permission for each app solve the thing?
--
Marcin


2014-01-26 Bernd Wachter <bernd.wachter at jolla.com>

> <christopher.lamb at thurweb.ch> writes:
>
> > Hi Sven
> >
> > I am equally curious:
> >
> > Reading and rereading Bernd's mail I see
> >
> > " ..contacts synced to the device from some third party services..."
> >
> > I entered all the contacts on my phone myself (most via bluetooth from
> > the N9). No third parties are involved at all. So surely my apps
> > should have full readonly access.
> >
> > If the source is an issue, then the source should be an attribute of
> > each contact, thus allowing apps access to kosher contacts, and
> > barring access to those from third parties.
>
> That's what we're currently working on.
>
> > Surely what an app does with the contacts is more important than the
> > source of the contacts?
>
> We need to follow the terms of service from where we sync the contacts,
> or they might revoke our API keys without warning, which then would
> affect the whole userbase. In doing so we need to allow for creative
> interpretation of the TOS on their end as well -- we're the ones in
> trouble if they decide to revoke our API keys after all.
>
> TLDR: Lawyers are making our contacts middleware unnecessarily
> complicated, not all features implemented yet.
>
> Bernd
>
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