Intent to de-support: traditional add-ons

Patrick Cloke patrick at
Thu Oct 3 11:58:19 UTC 2019

On 10/3/19 4:05 AM, Magnus Melin wrote:

> On 03-10-2019 02:06, Eric Moore wrote:
>> (3) What is the target date for when the MailExtensions API (not the
>> Experiments API) is expected to have the API most legacy add-ons
>> authors need, if things go well?
> I don't think that can be answered. Developers always "need" more than
> they have. Expect additions to what we currently have, but full parity
> is not achievable through APIs. Old style add-ons could virtually do
> almost anything, and you can't provide an API to do anything.
I think it is important to note here that if there are APIs missing,
please let people know. What APIs get added is somewhat up to feedback
received from add-on authors. The development team doesn't know every
use-case of every add-on!


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