[Project_owners] Anyone interested? Extension Minimizer Tool

Philip Chee philip.chee at gmail.com
Sat May 17 02:37:54 PDT 2008


On Fri, 16 May 2008 14:12:46 -0700 (PDT), Eric H. Jung wrote:

> If anyone else is interested in a tool like this, please reply here or at https://www.mozdev.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=19120
> 
> 
> I'd like to request a new mozilla-specific tool for mozdev. 
> 
> The tool would do the following:
> 
> 0. User uploads XPI to a page.
> 1. Tool determines if the XPI defines DTD entities that aren't used.
> 2. Tool determines if the XPI defines properties that aren't used.

You might like to leverage on the php scripts in the Babelzilla WTS
system that already uploads XPIs and then extracts DTD and property
files into a database. It would be just a SMOP to extend this to scan
the XUL and JS files.

Phil

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