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Re: sense of packaging firefox' addons?



On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Andrew Farris <lordmorgul gmail com> wrote:
>  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.

Even if there is utility for some individual sites to have packages
and to lockdown firefox's plugin ability.. it might not make sense for
Fedora to provide those packages.

-jef


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