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Re: Packing XPIs



On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 12:36 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 15 octobre 2007 11:55, Lubomir Kundrak a écrit :
> > On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 10:08 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> >> Maybe there's enough firefox extensions to package a SIG dedicated
> >> to
> >> defining extension packaging standards is in order?
> >
> > I'd prefer if the standard just said "do not do it" :) Imagine the
> > amount of poor quality extensions that might eventually hit fedora
> > then
> 
> Well if we don't do them they'll hit our users anyway, so I'd rather
> have a SIG do the most popular right (and have users take the habit of
> looking at rpms first) than have them download unknown code from the
> internet and blame us if things go wrong.

It'd also be interesting to look at some of the Ubuntu patches which
download extensions and plugins as packages.  Of course, the fun with
firefox is always their trademark guidelines so anythign along these
lines has to tread carefully.

Jeremy


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