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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Apple rejecting apps that access the device's UUID
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 20:38:24 GMT
not sure if we have acces to it but the imei would be 'the mobile thing todo'.

but I like app package name === guid

has symmetry


On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Bryce Curtis <curtis.bryce@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just an idea, but is there something else, like the phone number or MD5 of
> it, that could be used - so you don't have to gen one and then stash it
> around somewhere.
>
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> like that idea shaz --- good symmetry
>>
>> really, the same could be said for all apps/platforms
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Here's an idea - since the app folder name is a GUID, we could just
>> > use that? This will only "break" if Apple decides to not use GUIDs for
>> > folder names.
>> >
>> > On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Yup - that is the only approach really. All the rest is implementation
>> >> details (keychain or iCloud or some doohickey)
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>> >>> Sounds like the WP7/GUID approach is the best we can do for now. Back
>> that
>> >>> up with a new Quirk in the Device API documentation and I think that's
>> all
>> >>> we can do, really.
>> >>>
>> >>> On 3/23/12 11:42 AM, "Jesse MacFadyen" <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>>WP7 generates a guid if the device I'd is not available. Guid is
>> >>>>persistent and is only generated on first run. This will not survive
a
>> >>>>re-install of the app, but does identify a particular app
>> >>>>installation.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>Cheers,
>> >>>>  Jesse
>> >>>>
>> >>>>Sent from my iPhone5
>> >>>>
>> >>>>On 2012-03-23, at 11:31 AM, Michael Brooks <michael@michaelbrooks.ca>
>> >>>>wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>>> Darn.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Any idea what we should do about `device.uuid`? [1] It's a PhoneGap
>> >>>>> homebrewed API.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> [1]
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> http://docs.phonegap.com/en/1.5.0/phonegap_device_device.md.html#device.u
>> >>>>>uid
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>> According to
>> >>>>>>https://twitter.com/#!/TheKevinDent/status/182540197769134080
>> >>>>>> Prob because of the Path AddressBook fiasco. Will accelerate
this:
>> >>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-49
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> Will get it into 1.6.0 since this is will be an big issue.
Apple is
>> >>>>>> sure keeping me busy working around their policies / bugs
these
>> >>>>>> days...
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>
>>

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