[Project_owners] Initialising an extension once per session

Ramiro Aparicio frisco82 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 04:40:49 PDT 2008

New browsers = new extension instances, so they do not share anything if you
did not used common compoments, so new initializations should not be a

Hasta Otra

Ramiro Aparicio

Desarrollador de FoxGame http://foxgame.mozdev.org
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On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 8:30 AM, Brian King <brian at mozdev.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I initialise my Firefox extensions the standard way as outlined here (using
> addEventListener):
> http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Code_snippets:On_page_load#Running_code_on_an_extension.27s_first_run_or_after_an_extension.27s_update
> However, this is fired for every new browser window. Is there a way to make
> it happen only once per browser session?
> Notes:
> -> this is not about first run, but rather run per session
> -> removing the event listener as in the example does not do it
> -> i'd like to avoid using prefs if possible
> - Brian
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