In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has added extra protection around the address book and restricted apps from gaining access to the contents without a user’s permission. This added security is beneficial for users, but it poses a communication problem for developers who need to access the address book for feedback or crash reports, says Daniel Jalkut in a post on his Red Sweater blog.
Developers who generate a bug report or feedback request within their app must deal with the foreboding dialog shown above when they try to populate the fields of a contact form using data conta…
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Why apps in Mountain Lion might need to see your address data