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Re: sense of packaging firefox' addons?

Matthew Miller wrote:
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 04:30:49PM -0800, Andrew Farris wrote:
And most users would rather not wait for their administrator to get around to their station to deploy a new addon they found out about, which is

Why would the administrator have to go anywhere to do this?

My point was that it will take *much longer* to get done than if the user can simply click an .xpi and restart their browser. Frankly, if you set aside security or stability concerns, it seems like a *major waste* to go to the effort of packaging extensions. The existing framework for their deployment works very well.

Andrew Farris <lordmorgul gmail com> www.lordmorgul.net
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