GetMsgFolderFromUri broken in Nightly

Kent James kent at caspia.com
Tue Sep 3 16:52:13 UTC 2013


A quick search showed 50 addons that use GetMsgFolderFromUri

I really don't understand that value of code churn like this that breaks 
addons. Can't we add a simple utility function that implements 
GetMsgFolderFromUri, but references MailUtils?

Kent James

On 9/2/2013 3:05 PM, Axel Grude wrote:
> done & attached some bpoilerplate code for Addon authors. Can somebody 
> who has the link search dxr how many addons are affected?
>
> Axel
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> *Subject:* Re: GetMsgFolderFromUri broken in Nightly
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>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: GetMsgFolderFromUri broken in Nightly
>> From: Axel Grude (Axel)<axel.grude at gmail.com>
>> To:tb-planning at mozilla.org  <tb-planning at mozilla.org>
>> Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:04:47 +0100
>>
>>> Is there a plan to remove GetMsgFolderFromUri (or more other global
>>> macros like this) ?
>>>
>>> It breaks QuickFolders according to:
>>>
>>> https://www.mozdev.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=25536
>>>
>>> just reproduced the error with the message:
>>>
>>> ReferenceError: GetMsgFolderFromUri is not defined
>>>
>>> hope this is not the caser, but if it is there should be an alternative
>>> method provided for this, as I can imagine it breaking quite a lot of
>>> Addons.
>> See Bug 889022 . Please mark the bug addon-compat.
>>
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