[Maildev] Integrating popular and useful extensions into TB

neandr 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?
> Philipp
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