[Project_owners] Link Fingerprinting
philip.chee at gmail.com
Thu May 31 13:06:29 PDT 2007
On Thu, 31 May 2007 14:19:18 +0200, Brian King wrote:
> Michael Vincent van Rantwijk wrote:
>> Isn't this link fingerprint feature/thing going to bite Firefox users
>> here at mozdev.org?
>> My point is that there is only one download link from our pages, but
>> there are download mirrors, of which some have proven to be slow at
>> times so the link fingerprint won't be correct at all times, and in that
>> case Firefox deletes the download file.
>> How should this be addressed on mozdev.org?
> Do you have a link for more information on this feature?
FYI, this is a heads up. I just read that in the firefox 3 timeframe
that they plan to restrict extension XPinstall only from httpS sites.
You may need to do some forward planning with the mirrors group.
Philip Chee <philip at aleytys.pc.my>, <philip.chee at gmail.com>
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