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Qwerty Chouskie asdfghrbljzmkd at outlook.com
Wed Mar 13 17:29:28 UTC 2019


On 3/13/19 2:43 AM, Mihovil Stanić wrote:
>
> 13.03.2019 u 10:22, Wayne Mery je napisao/la:
>>> Just came to my mind when I was writing this reply, if TB ever 
>>> decides to implement Firefox Sync, for any reason, it can be 
>>> upgraded with "Send add-on to Thunderbird" option, just like you can 
>>> send app from Google Play website to your mobile phone for 
>>> installation.
>>
>> I think Matt's main point is that for the vast majority of users 
>> (which does not include power users), the web version of AMO causes 
>> real problems, and it is far preferable that they use the in-product 
>> interface to AMO.  That of course requires that there is great 
>> functionality in the interface.
>>
>>
> Matt point is that he would remove browser access to AMO which is in 
> my opinion very bad move.
> I agree it's not intuitive to install TB addon via browser, it sucks, 
> and nobody should do it that way. But I can't remember single addon I 
> discovered via Thunderbird UI, not one.
> It was always Google and/or AMO search, then refining that into 1 - 3 
> addons that I think come close to what I want, then install each via 
> Thunderbird interface, test and delete those that didn't satisfy my 
> needs.
Maybe have the Install button say e.g. "Install in Thunderbird", and 
point to the URL 'thunderbird://addons/install/<addonname>', kinda like 
how you can click an 'apt://' link in FF on Ubuntu and it will open the 
Software Center.
>
> And on the bad since, all SEO gathered from addons will be lost.
>
> Mihovil
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