[xSidebar] Solved BUT ( was ...SeaMonkey 2 + Dictionary switcher 0.9 = incompatible extension)

Philip Chee philip.chee at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 04:09:56 PST 2009


2009/11/23 Alfredo Fernández Díaz <mrwarper at yahoo.es>:
> Hello
>
> Philip Chee escribió:
>>
>> OK. It was a typo in the <em:id> for SeaMonkey in the install.rdf file.
>>
>> I've refreshed the link for Dictionary Switcher 0.9 mod on my modified
>> extensions page. Please download again and try installing the refresh.
>>
>> <http://xsidebar.mozdev.org/modifiedmailnews.html#dictionaryswitcher>
>
> Dictionary Switcher 0.9mod installs and seems to work now, BUT I noticed
> something very interesting... by mistake, I installed it before xSideBar,
> and it works exactly as well! I retrotested this on SM 1.1.14 as well with
> the same results.
>
> So, it seems xSideBar is not needed at all for Dictionary Switcher. In this
> cases, wouldn't it be easier to just send the author a patch to make the
> application compatible out of the box?

Sure in general. But this mod is something of a Frankenstein since it contains
both Dictionary Switcher for Firefox and Dictionary Switcher for Thunderbird
mashed together.

Phil


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