- contained in:
- Declares the base name for a tree of permissions. The application takes
ownership of all names within the tree. It can dynamically add new permissions
to the tree by calling
. Names within the tree are separated by periods ('
.'). For example, if the base name is
com.example.project.taxes, permissions like the following might be added:
Note that this element does not declare a permission itself, only a namespace in which further permissions can be placed. See the
<permission>element for information on declaring permissions.
- An icon representing all the permissions in the tree. This attribute must be set as a reference to a drawable resource containing the image definition.
- A user-readable name for the group. As a convenience, the label can be directly set as a raw string for quick and dirty programming. However, when the application is ready to be published, it should be set as a reference to a string resource, so that it can be localized like other strings in the user interface.
- The name that's at the base of the permission tree. It serves as
a prefix to all permission names in the tree. Java-style scoping should
be used to ensure that the name is unique. The name must have more than
two period-separated segments in its path — for example,
com.example.baseis OK, but
- introduced in:
- API Level 1
- see also:
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