[Dev] New Tizen Bluetooth Framwork (NTB) wiki page

Xu, Martin martin.xu at intel.com
Mon May 26 16:59:40 GMT 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Ohly [mailto:patrick.ohly at intel.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 26, 2014 4:34
> To: VanCutsem, Geoffroy
> Cc: Xu, Martin; Counihan, Tom; Kis, Zoltan; dev at lists.tizen.org; Liu,
> Bingwei
> Subject: Re: [Dev] New Tizen Bluetooth Framwork (NTB) wiki page
> On Mon, 2014-05-26 at 11:06 +0000, VanCutsem, Geoffroy wrote:
> > We need to have a clear recommendation on what APIs people should use.
> > Going through the thread, it appears that one would be missing out on
> > some key multi-user and security check and enforcement points if
> > by-passing NTB and going straight to BlueZ, ConnMan, oFono, etc. as
> > you suggest. If true, we shouldn't advise people to do it.
> It has be stronger than "advise not to do it": for security checks in NTB to
> be effective, by-passing NTB must be prevented by the system. So either
> BlueZ, ConnMan, oFono are still accessible to non-privileged apps, then NTB
> can't and doesn't need to do any access control (except for things not
> available in the underlying services), or they are not, and NTB is the only
> supported API for Bluetooth.
In some degree you can see it is just the supported API for Bluetooth suitable for Tizen. and it does not do the security check.

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