[Project_owners] Platform specific tweaks

Nickolay Ponomarev asqueella at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 14:07:31 EST 2006

On 3/15/06, Karsten Düsterloh <mnenhy at tprac.de> wrote:
> Nickolay Ponomarev wrote:
> > nsIXULRuntime is better for Firefox/Thundebird 1.5.
> "Better" inhowfar?
For one thing it was created specially for that purpose. It's also
accessible from XPCOM components, both JS and C++, unlike navigator.*

> >> Even in the aviary world, install.js is still there for those who need
> >> it. It's just not hooked up to the Extension Manager...
> >>
> > ...so you shouldn't use it for real extensions.
> What are these "real extensions"? That's nonsens.
> If you want to profit from the simplicity of user experience, use
> install.rdf. If you have more complex tasks and don't need that
> functionality, install.js is still a valid way.
The real extensions are those that show up in the Extensions window. Simple.


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