news about the new Google Play policy

Colin Holgate colinholgate at
Fri May 19 09:03:58 EDT 2017

I will reply to the manager guy and give him your email address. Not even sure what your title is, but I’ll say you’re CTO, Americans know what one of those is! If he let’s me know who it is that will be in touch I’ll give you a heads up.

> On May 19, 2017, at 1:10 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> On 2017-05-19 04:39, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote:
>> Let me know what you think.
> All I'd really like is a more well-defined policy - that's all that's
> needed here I think. After all, if one is going to use terms in a policy
> then it seems wise that those terms be explicitly defined.
> What Google is trying to do is 100% clear - it is also very easy to state
> in a completely unambiguous way. e.g.
> "Apps submitted to the Google Play Store must not download any files
> which allow the app to access more Android APIs which it could at the
> point it was submitted to the Google Play Store."
> This covers all possible cases as far as I can see - and covers cases
> which their current policy does not (as worded, at least).
> If you can get an email of someone to whom I can 'whinge' at, then I'll
> do some suitable 'whinging' ;)
> Warmest Regards,
> Mark.
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