Thunderbird Marketplace?

Mihovil Stanić mihovil.stanic at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 19:57:45 UTC 2012


Dana 28.8.2012. 18:58, Axel Grude je napisao:
> /Garrafrauns, 28 August 2012 17:52:27, week 35 /
>
> Like already mentioned early on today's meeting I would be really 
> interested in using Mozilla Marketplace for my Thunderbird extensions. 
> to be honest when I heard of Marketplace first I thought this would be 
> a monetization (and promoting) platform for _all_ Mozilla extensions, 
> and maybe a good opportunity to break into new markets. When I looked 
> at Marketplace first it felt much more like something that is 
> specialized in mobile apps only, so I am not too sure whether it is 
> relevant.
>
> One of the major deterrents for commercializing extensions is the high 
> maintenance of user registration processes, so I was hoping that 
> Marketplace might offer a solution for this in the future. Do create 
> something like this "from scratch" is out of scope for most Tb 
> extension developers (as the market is much smaller than that of 
> browser users)
>
> Also is there a minimum number of users which is necessary for being 
> hosted on the Marketplace?
>
> It would be great if we could discuss this on the Thunderbird Summit!
>
> regards
>   Axel

It would be great if Thunderbird would offer marketplace in which you 
can monetize add-ons.
Something similliar to Android market.
Already suggested that to Mozilla people few times, but I guess that 
isn't in their plans.

Best regards,
Mihovil



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