[Maildev] Manually parsing "update RDF"

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Fri Aug 17 15:42:57 EDT 2018

update.rdf is likely to go away before tb68. 

There is no function to parse it.

Read this: 


On 12-08-2018 16:08, John Bieling wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to manually parse a "update RDF" file, which follows the same 
> spec as the RDF file used by the AddOnManager to find the download 
> link of the latest version supported by the current version of 
> Thunderbird.
> Is that function available to be called from within an AddOn?
> This question is not about extracting the parameter of em:updateURL 
> from the index.rdf! I already have the file I want to parse, I just do 
> not want to re-invent the wheel and write a parser on my own.
> Additional question: Is the format of that update RDF changing after 
> TB60? Are there any information avail already?
> Thanks
> John
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