new addons: xul, bootstrapped, webextensions, what to use
vseerror at lehigh.edu
Sun Sep 2 22:52:32 UTC 2018
On 9/2/2018 6:34 PM, Jörg Knobloch wrote:
> On 03/09/2018 00:27, Philipp Kewisch wrote:
>> If you would like an intermediate path, you could aim for a bootstrapped
>> add-on. Note however you will need to rewrite to a WebExtension at some
>> point before Thunderbird 68. Upgrading from a bootstrapped add-on to a
>> WebExtension could be less effort than doing so from a XUL add-on, but
>> my recommendation would still be to write it as a WebExtension
> Well, M-C actually "promised" a way forward for bootstrapped add-ons,
> How exactly that's going to look like, if at all, we don't know yet.
"we're going to continue supporting some form of bootstrapped add-ons
that are as powerful as current bootstrapped add-ons. For Firefox, that
will probably mean WebExtensions with embedded experiment APIs."
Are there bug reports for this? ^
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