Posts Tagged ‘xpinstall’

Skipping Extension Installation Delay

Firefox has a delay when you install extensions as a security mechanism. This is done because it would otherwise be pretty easy for a website to trick someone into installing an extension before they even realize what they are doing (which is obviously a bad thing). See Bug 162020 for details and even an example. […]

Back to the drawing board

Don’t ask me how I came upon this, I was just casually link hopping, as we all do, and stumbled upon one of the semi-forgotten artifacts of Mozilla Heritage. I’m sure some who haven’t stumbled upon this before will enjoy some of Ben Goodger’s work from days of old. Of particular note is “addins”, described […]