[Project_owners] How long for extensions to be approved on addons.mozilla.org?

Eric Jung grimholtz at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 19 16:13:09 EDT 2005


Maybe this is a dumb question, but how can updates still happen if
you don't refer to an update.rdf anywhere?


--- Adam Judson <adamsplugins at gmail.com> wrote:

> I deleted the entire line:
> 
>       <!-- comment this out for UMO drops, as they no longer
> approve 
>            extensions with external update URLs 
>      
>
<em:updateURL>http://tamperdata.mozdev.org/update.rdf</em:updateURL>
>       -->
> Updates still happen.
> 
> A
> 
> On 19/08/05, Eric Jung <grimholtz at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Adam,
> > I had the same problem with my extension being rejected. I was
> told I
> > could "leave the update URL blank" but didn't understand this. If
> I
> > leave the update field blank, do automatic updates happen? Can
> you
> > show me how you changed your code to accomodate "leave the update
> URL
> > blank" ?
> > 
> > Would really appreciate it,
> > eric
> > 
> > 
> > --- Adam Judson <adamsplugins at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > First three releases, 30 minutes.
> > >
> > > Next 5 - 3 weeks, with the first 4 being discarded because
> there
> > > was a more
> > > recent release in the queue.
> > >
> > > Seems to be pretty random, and remember that you need to leave
> the
> > > update URL blank,
> > > or it will be denied.  Which was kind of annoying after the
> three
> > > week wait...
> > >
> > > Adam
> > >
> > > On 18/08/05, Matthew Waymost <waymost at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > My experience has been about a week. The best thing to do if
> you
> > > want
> > > > to get your new extension out there is mozdev. (Which, of
> course,
> > > you
> > > > already know.)
> > > >
> > > > Matt
> > > >
> > > > On 8/17/05, Jerry Liu <jerry at purplebunny.com> wrote:
> > > > > Just submitted my first extension to addons.mozilla.org a
> few
> > > days ago and
> > > > > am still awaiting approval.  I was wondering what is the
> > > typical timeframe
> > > > > for the administrators to approve new extensions...  Are we
> > > talking hours
> > > > > (guess not :)), days, or weeks?  What has your experience
> been?
> > > > >
> > > > > Do subsequent updates take less time for approval?  Or is
> it
> > > about the same
> > > > > each time?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Jerry
> > > > >
> > > > >
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