Regarding your plans to reduce efforts for Thunderbird

Philipp Kewisch mozilla at kewis.ch
Wed Jul 11 18:34:49 UTC 2012


See also here, if you are interested in fgprinters specifically. I could 
use some help there :-)

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=422184

Philipp


On 7/11/12 11:27 AM, Vincent wrote:
> This is an important point in my opinion: how do you avoid that 
> numerous add-on on AMO are not compatible with latest release of 
> Thunderbird and that you should use a link given in comment to find 
> someone you have release an updated version.
> Good example here: 
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/fg-printers/
> This is totally unsecure as user can be pointed to any bad add-on!
>
> There should be some way to avoid this kind of situation.
>
> 2012/7/11 Ludovic Hirlimann <ludovic at mozilla.com 
> <mailto:ludovic at mozilla.com>>
>
>     On 7/11/12 1:39 AM, Leni Mayo wrote:
>
>         Which leads me to a question that's been bouncing around in my
>         head for a while.  Just as mozilla has found a way to withdraw
>         resources from Thunderbird without totally abandoning the
>         users, what options do addon developers have if they'd like to
>         go down a similar route?
>
>
>     One thing you can do is publish the source code in the hopes
>     someone will join forces and maintain the addon with you.
>
>     It's been done in the past see https://github.com/fabricedesre/bugmail
>
>
>     Ludo
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