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Old December 12th, 2012, 04:59 AM   #13 (permalink)
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It depends. Most of what we do is not hacking so I don't think we should use the term. Not because it offends anyone or gives the wrong impression.... Or even that I dislike the word...

Simply because I do not actually agree that is what we are talking about; at least - not in full.

In android terms, hacking would be grabbing your new phone that had just come out and seeking exploits to the Bootloader / Security Flag / System protection with a view to allow the device to be rooted and flashed. That is hacking

Anything else we're talking about, scripts, modifiying frameworks, javas, .db files etc is not hacking. Its simply customising or modifying. This is why we probably shouldn't use the word hacking because by definition, thats not what we want represented in this forum.

However I agree this forum needs to exist.
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