[Project_owners] Platform specific tweaks

matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 15 12:24:29 EST 2006


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.
> 
> Huh. That doesn't make it any better, especially in the aviary world. ;-)
> 
> > It's also accessible from XPCOM components, both JS and C++, unlike
> navigator.*
> 
> Okay, that's a real plus.
> 
> > The real extensions are those that show up in the Extensions window.
> 
> Strange reasoning.

But aren't they the only extensions which can be disabled, uninstalled or upgraded from the user interface? I can't imagine wanting to ship an extension without those facilities.

Matthew



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