[Project_owners] how does the shellblock.xpi work for FireFox?

doron doron at nexgenmedia.net
Sun Jul 11 16:42:23 EDT 2004


I hope .js won't be removed - if it does, a lot of xpi using enterprises 
will be pissed.

Karsten Düsterloh wrote:

>doron aber hob zu reden an und schrieb:
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>>Personally, if you need advanced functionality and UI, you could simply 
>>have them install new parts after the extension is installed from UI in 
>>the extension.  You could in theory write your own xpinstall UI to match 
>>your needs and use XPCOM classes to do the installations.  You could 
>>have small .xpi files for your optional features, and make sure you 
>>install them inside the correct EM dir for your profile for uninstallation.
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>Why should I make such enormous efforts, if all that I need is already
>there and available via install.js?
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>You are avoiding my question:
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>>>>For extensions in FireFox, install.rdf is now used.  install.js will 
>>>>still be read if no install.rdf is found.
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>>>It does so *now*.
>>>But will that be the case *in future*?
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>Karsten
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>Karsten
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