Schedule for incrementing allowed AMO updates

Blake Winton bwinton at
Thu Jun 16 18:37:51 UTC 2011

On 11-06-16 13:29 , Tanstaafl wrote:
> On 2011-06-16 12:35 PM, Kent James wrote:
>> On 6/16/2011 2:02 AM, Mark Banner wrote:
>>> Even with automatic updates, I believe we won't be automatically
>>> updating a user if their extensions are incompatible. If you've seen
>>> something to the contrary, please let me know.
>> I have not heard either way. But it sounds risky to me to hold off on
>> updates (which are also security updates) because of an incompatible
>> addon.
> Anther reason why it is a good thing to have a big difference between
> major (API changes, major functionality changes) and minor (security
> updates) versions...

My understanding is that Gecko is willing to break the API every 
release, so perhaps we should just bump the major version number every 
six weeks…  ;)

Blake Winton   Thunderbird User Experience Lead
bwinton at

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