[inbox] Re: [Project_owners] To give the good example...

yaa at euronet.nl yaa at euronet.nl
Sun Sep 12 15:08:32 EDT 2004


Thanks I look that in...

Op Saturday 11 September 2004 19:22, schreef Jaap Haitsma:
> yaa at euronet.nl wrote:
> > I have a on topic question that some of you might have a answer for.
> >
> > 1. Is there a way my chrome app can be alarmed when the uninstall
> > extension function of Firefox is invoked?
> > My app is a sidebar that needs to be closed on uninstall, if kept open it
> > will corrupt the profile and leaves a empty open sidebar when
> > uninstalled. If my app can intercept some flag or hook some callback then
> > it can close the bar itself on uninstall.
>
> Don't know
>
> > 2. Is there a way to set preferences at the preferences service on
> > installation of my application?
> > I want to give my app some default preferences on installation but not
> > persistant thereafter so when changed by a user it keeps the users
> > settings ever after.
>
> What I always did (see for example dictionarysearch) was just detect if
> there was already a preference and if not I would set it with the default.
>
> A better way is to use a default preference file. The autohide extension
>    for example does this. That extension is not hosted on mozdev.org but
> you'll find it at update.mozilla.org
>
> Jaap
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