When Android 5.0 shipped with a number of bugs and memory leaks many people complained about apparent Google QA deficiencies. Surely, the initial Lollipop ROMs shouldn’t get a green flag from QA but it looks like the problem lies much deeper in Google’s delivery process.
I don’t have enough insider knowledge to point out where exactly the organizational problem lies but based on the code analysis I can demonstrate that issues span from APIs design through implementation to testing. I am going to use Lollipop Screen Capture API as an example.
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