Why don't more apps on Android implement the Storage Access Framework picker? 😒😠
The number of apps with their own built in file pickers is bizarre, and then they write their own implementations for syncing with things like Nextcloud.
But if simply calling SAF, the Nextcloud storage is already there and authenticated, because the Nextcloud client registers itself as a document provider.
@michael I think it's slowly getting better though, probably because of google slowly turning off any other access to files.
I've not yet personally used the api but apparently it's incredibly annoying to work with. Which would explain many developers choosing an easier path as long as that worked.
@michael SAF is a bad API, it is difficult to use, and they change it constantly, basically every release since 4.4.
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