[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. 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=857458

There is no function to parse it.

Read this: 
https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2018/05/10/switching-json-update-manifests/

  -Magnus

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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