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

Philip Chee philip.chee at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 03:24:34 PST 2007


On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:11:40 +0100, Brian King wrote:
> 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.

I found it in the XPI so I went to the CVS for a convenient link.

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

So how large is this nav_arrow_right.gif thingy anyway.

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

So could a mozdev admin make some discreet inquiries then?

Phil

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