[Project_owners] AMO vs. mozdev was: Awaiting extension upgrade approval

John Marshall johnm555 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 14:07:16 PDT 2008


With Firefox 3 only requiring you to press 'Allow' I don't really think an
extension to hide that is totally necessary. It's much easier than it was in
Firefox 2

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:00 PM, John Woods <johnrw at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Douglas E. Warner <silfreed at silfreed.net>
> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 July 2008 12:53:23 John Woods wrote:
> >> It has no scarry scarry messages about bad extensions... like mozdev
> >> gets...
> >>
> >> ie it is whitelisted by default... mozdev is not.
> >
> > About this; Mozdev *does* provide a mechanism for secure installs and
> updates
> > now, but we still get the initial warning about installing an extension
> from
> > an untrusted host.
> >
>
> Secure updates? Got a link? Sorry if it has been discussed already.
>
> Still, I like that extension idea... it doesn't need to be hosted on amo.
>
> > Does anyone know if it would be possible to create an extension that
> would add
> > mozdev.org as a trusted source in Firefox?  We could host this on AMO so
> > extension developers on Mozdev would only need to require this extension
> > before doing installs from Mozdev.org
> >
> > If the warning about installing from Mozdev was removed the barrier for
> new
> > users would be greatly reduced.
> >
> > -Doug
> >
> > --
> > Douglas E. Warner    <silfreed at silfreed.net>    Site Developer
> > Mozdev.org           http://www.mozdev.org
> >
> >
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