[Maildev] Thunderbird gone from AMO landing page?

Jörg Knobloch jorgk at jorgk.com
Thu Dec 14 14:59:01 EST 2017


On 14/12/2017 20:45, Jonathan Kamens wrote:
>
> (If this is the wrong place to discuss this, please kindly redirect me 
> to the right place.)
>
> I visited AMO today and discovered that it is no longer possible to 
> browse Thunderbird add-ons from the home page.
>
> I recall seeing emails cross my inbox recently about the work to set 
> up a new web site for Thunderbird add-ons, but I was under the 
> impression that work wasn't finished yet, and in any case even once it 
> is done it will take months and months for the changes to Thunderbird 
> itself to talk to the new site to propagate out to everywhere, won't it?
>
> In the meantime, there's no web interface for browsing Thunderbird 
> add-ons? This doesn't seem optimal, to say the least.
>
> All is not lost, though. It's still possible to view the page for an 
> add-on if you already know the URL and navigate to it directly. And 
> once you're on the page for an existing Thunderbird add-on, which is 
> still using the legacy AMO interface, you can search for other 
> Thunderbird add-ons from that page. Still, most users aren't going to 
> be able to do any of this.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jonathan Kamens
>
We're moving to a new add-ons site for TB. Andrei has the details.

Jörg.




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