Android Native Client


(boredomdenied) #1

Is there anything in the licensing that would restrict me from creating an Android app which fetches data from the API? I’m curious to work on a project which works as a front-end for android devices using native code and widgets. Certainly don’t want to waste my time working on something only to find out there’s a legal issue and it needs to be taken off the play store.


(Joffrey Jaffeux) #2

No issue doing this AFAIK.


(Jeff Atwood) #3

The only restriction is that it cannot be confused with an official Discourse app by name, and it cannot use our logo.


(boredomdenied) #4

Thanks for the replies. I’m trying to imagine the technical limitations here. There would need to be a strategy for dealing with plugins. Also breaking API changes. Initial thoughts are to only support latest discourse version if it’s too much efforts otherwise. Perhaps with plugins the built-in and most used could be coded for and the remaining could be disabled sanely. Guess that’s a bit of experimentation to be done.