Mozilla tries to silence add-on developers' scream
Jan 12, 2010, 17:47 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mozilla has been forced to justify its decision to herd third
party coders, whose add-ons sometimes break the Firefox user
interface, away form the browser's components directory.
"In a meaty blog post on Saturday, the open source browser
maker's development boss, Mike Connor, explained the rationale
behind Mozilla's move to debut a "lockdown" feature in Firefox
"The switcheroo will compel third party application developers
to toe the line by preventing them from adding their own code into
the browser's components directory, thereby making the Firefox
interface more stable."