Intent to unship: bootstrapped extensions

Andrew Swan aswan at mozilla.com
Tue Jun 5 14:57:26 UTC 2018


On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 3:31 AM, Jörg Knobloch <jorgk at jorgk.com> wrote:

> On 05/06/2018 05:34, Andrew Swan wrote:
>
>> So, we plan to remove support for bootstrapped extensions altogether in
>> Firefox 65.  This will entail porting existing bootstrapped extensions to
>> WebExtensions (or converting them to something other than an extension
>> where that is appropriate).
>>
>
> This is somewhat different to the comment by Kris in
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1413432#c7:
>
> [...]

> Could you please clarify this.
>

I don't see any inconsistency between the announcement and that bugzilla
comment.  Since I don't think this is of interest to Firefox developers
generally, please follow up on the dev-addons list.

-Andrew
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