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Comment: Re:The review, it does something... as does sandbo (Score 1) 71

I would rather see most apps just use intents:

Need an image because you are the QR-code app ? Ask the image 'app'. The user can pick to choose the camera app and make a picture if he/she wants or grab an image from the image gallery app.

Need a contact ? Ask the contact 'app'.

Now most apps don't need any permissions any more. And the user knows what data the app gets because the user chooses the data and the app the data came from.

Comment: Re:Wait a minute... (Score 1) 321

by Lennie (#49594553) Attached to: Mozilla Begins To Move Towards HTTPS-Only Web

It might seem as if there is nothing changing under the hood, but people are actually working on improving things and actually making sure CA's can't issue certificates for your website you didn't want to be issued:

http://www.certificate-transpa... (available in the release version of Firefox and Chrome) (available in the release version of Firefox, Chrome already had something similar)

Comment: Re:A first step (Score 1) 299

by Lennie (#49551085) Attached to: Tesla To Announce Battery-Based Energy Storage For Homes

"GTAI and Deutsche Bank’s conclusion - based on the price trends of solar, batteries, electricity in Germany, and German feed-in-tariffs - is that ‘battery parity’, the moment when home solar + a lithium-ion battery makes economic sense, will arrive in Germany by next summer, 2016."

We cannot command nature except by obeying her. -- Sir Francis Bacon