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Re: sense of packaging firefox' addons?



On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak redhat com> wrote:
>
>  On Wed, 2008-02-27 at 21:35 +0100, Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek wrote:
>  > hi,
>  >
>  > I saw Ubuntu is puting Firefox' addons to repo.
>  >
>  > I wonder why, while Firefox has now integrated search for addons and
>  > better addons site is planned...
>  >
>  > I don't think we should package extensions, but what do you think about
>  > that situation in U?
>
>  Packaging addons makes perfect sense. As much as does packaging CPAN
>  modules. You get benefits of a good packaging and update system with
>  that. Obvious examples are ability to put the addon into repository and
>  add it to your kickstart, or stay up-to date with security fixes.
>


You take some very bad examples to highlight a need for packing and
update system. Both the Firefox addons and CPAN modules already have
good mechanisms for this.


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