[Project_owners] Updating extension's target version on new AMO

Brian King brian at mozdev.org
Sun Apr 6 10:32:41 PDT 2008

Konstantin Svist wrote:
> Right now, I have 3.0b4 specified (since instructions page said not to 
> use 3.0 yet).. how to update that to 3.0b5?

Here is an important message straight from the horses mouth, AMO. This 
mail was sent out yesterday

Dear Add-on Developer:

We are officially at end game. Beta 5, the last Firefox 3 beta, has 
shipped. This means the next release will be a Firefox 3 release 
candidate. Please check your add-on for compatibility with beta 5, and 
if everything looks good, bump your maxVer on addons.mozilla.org (AMO) 
to "3.0pre". There are an estimated 1.2mil users running Firefox 3 
betas, so your add-on will get some serious testing.

Once the first release candidate has shipped, and your add-on is 
supported, you will be able claim 3.0.* support on AMO.

If you are still having trouble getting updated, please see our detailed 
information on changes relevant to add-ons developers:


As always, help is available on the #extdev channel on irc.mozilla.org 
and in the mozilla.dev.extensions newsgroup.

You should be validating against the final beta. Here are links to the 


Expect a release candidate in late April or early May.

Looking forward to a successful launch of Firefox 3!

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