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Re: 6,000 listed Web Extensions on AMO





Em 15-11-2017 07:40, Big Al escreveu:
> On 11/14/2017 06:32 PM, Desiree wrote:
>> On 11/14/2017 5:42 AM, WaltS48 wrote:
>>>> Over 70% of add-on users already have at least one installed
>>>
>>> How many lines of code were touched?
>>>
>>> Find out more here.
>>> <https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/the-new-firefox-by-the-numbers/>
>>>
>> The 30% who don't are the ones I stand with.  All great extensions are
>> legacy now and attempts to make web ones with the same name ends with
>> the user being excited until they look at the pathetic nothing that
>> the web version can do and they make the decision I have made - after
>> 20 years of Netscape, Mozilla Suite and Phoenix et al, Fx 52 ESR is
>> the end.  SeaMonkey and Thunderbird will live on for awhile, but, in
>> reality, Google has won.
>
> Some place I saw a statement that the features in web extensions are
> somewhat watered down as they can do much less than old add-ons did.  If
> this is correct then that's probably a good reason for your opinion.
>
> I did play with 57 for the day yesterday to see how it worked.
>

If the web extensions have the pointed bad points, I believe that a fork from Firefox 52 will be born and continue from there, without such silly changes.


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