[Maildev] Integrating popular and useful extensions into TB
neandr at gmx.de
Wed Dec 6 18:35:43 EST 2017
> *Suggestion for add-on authors wishing to be compatible with
> Thunderbird 59: Wait!*. The fix for bug 1414398
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1414398> (see above)
> will arrive soon. It's doubtful whether bug 1419145
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1419145> will be fixed,
> but bug 1418914 <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1418914>
> will most likely be fixed and then inline options can be achieved via
> an embedded WebExtension.
> /on: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird/Add-ons_Guide_57/
I was hoping the changes will make it not necessary to include WebExt apis!?
Is TB moving to that as a MUST, so addons for TB59 and beyond will NOT
work without WebExt apis?
That will kill very much addons, another big problem for a bright TB future!
On 06.12.17 23:43, Philipp Kewisch wrote:
> Did you also discuss the possibility of providing WebExtension apis so
> that the top 10 addons can continue to exist?
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