[Project_owners] newbie question: how do secure updates for FF 3.0 work?

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 16:29:08 PST 2008


On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 7:20 PM, Malte Kraus <firefox at maltekraus.de> wrote:
> Godmar Back schrieb:
>
> > I find it hard to believe that there's no way to grandfather existing
>  > projects into the new 3.0 framework  - I'm not asking for you to
>  > tolerate unsigned xpis, but at least a migration path should have been
>  > provided.  Is there really no migration path? (Note that we control
>  > the updateLink location. We could, conceivably, redirect those to a
>  > https URL. Would that help us?)
>  As far as I know, Firefox 3 allows one unsafe extension update right
>  after the Firefox update.
>

That would be sufficient - could someone in the know confirm or refute this?

 - Godmar


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