[Project_owners] Re: class vs contract ids

HJ bugs4hj at netscape.net
Fri Sep 12 12:23:33 EDT 2003

Pete Collins <pete at mozdev.org> wrote:
>> Why isn't there simply a version for all platforms available for download?
>A version of what? The xpidl compiler? That could actually be a good 
>idea for a mozdev project.

Yeah, that's what I had in mind ;)

>> So, for example, if you have 50 people (just a small number) that like to add their own component to the mozilla browser, they ALL have to go hell week first, why is that?
>Unfortunately you need an xpidl compiled xpt type library in order for 
>you component to be scriptable if you want to play in the xpcom world.

Well, having the XPIDL compiler available, for all platforms, and providing some basic steps to actually 'build' the .xpt file would solve a lot for this ridiculous, error phrone, time killing process...


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