[Project_owners] Is this a remote web-bug in a Thunderbird extension hosted on mozdev?

Brian King brian at mozdev.org
Tue Jan 16 08:11:40 PST 2007


On 16/01/2007 16:12 (CET), eric.jung at ... wrote:
> Before you jump to conclusions, it might be useful to ask the author his 
> intentions. After recent complaints about the download size of 
> FoxyProxy, I considered hosting some of ites images remotely but decided 
> against it in the interest of privacy. Perhaps this author had similar 
> thoughts. Also, has this code been packaged into a release or just 
> uploaded to CVS? If the latter, these may not be the author's permanent 
> plans.

True, and AFAIK Firefox Help pulls images remotely to a) reduce download 
size, and b) accommodate locales.

The main criteria should be that the images are used with consent, and 
are licensed under a relevant OSS license.

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Brian King
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