[Project_owners] external update url and mozilla update approval
xknight at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Aug 1 17:12:21 EDT 2005
Gerald Vogt wrote:
> Christopher Ottley wrote:
>> If you have a look at the wiki
>> http://wiki.mozilla.org/Update:Requirements/LegalAndReview you'll see
>> that under the Mozilla Software Integrity Guidelines v0.2 point 3,
>> All hosted software must: Have an update URL that is addons.mozilla.org.
> Is that possible? I did not know that. I thought it should be that way
> but I have just checked my extension on addons again, and I cannot
> find a way to add or update an update.rdf on their server. There is
> also no documentation that I can find pointing out how to do it or a
> server generated update url to be added. I have checked a couple of
> the most popular extensions and they all point somewhere else
> sometimes to mozdev.org.
> So can please someone post a link where it is explained how it is
> supposed to work?? ;-)
From what I understand, right now you just leave the update url blank.
I think Firefox is supposed to check the addons.mozilla.org site for
updates (based on your GUID and platform) if it's blank.
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