[Maildev] Engineering Council or Engineering Steering Committee (ESC) - where art thou?

Jörg Knobloch jorgk at jorgk.com
Fri Aug 17 15:35:27 EDT 2018

On 17/08/2018 20:31, Ryan Sipes wrote:
> I think this sounds great. We have a number of things that should be 
> priorities of this committee. In my mind the future of how add-ons 
> work should be a big priority of this group.

Sorry about the cross posting. As Ben wrote on tb-planning, the ESC has 
various roles.

Deciding the future of key components is one of them. Add-ons, XUL/XBL 
replacement are some of the issues.

I'd like to get Alta88 involved in the ESC since he's done some work on 
XUL replacement, see

Maybe after a year of hibernation the establishment of the ESC can now 
finally take place.


P.S.: I think a consensus about the add-on question already exists and 
is vaguely reflected at 

That is: Keep existing XUL + overlay add-ons (mostly) going with the use 
of the C-C-cooked overlay loader, move add-ons to be bootstrapped or the 
future replacement of bootstrapped add-ons or to WebExtensions otherwise.

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