Converting a Mozilla Application Suite Package to a Mozilla Firebird Extension
Wednesday May 14th, 2003
Brian King writes: "I want to inform you of a FAQ I wrote on converting your Mozilla package to a Mozilla Firebird extension. It was something I have been intent on discovering for a while, and thought it was a good idea to document it for the benefit of others who wish to make the switch.
i'd like to see details on allowing the extension to be installed into the user's profile directory.
is it possible for an extension to ask the user where to install to?
#2 installing to profile
Wednesday May 14th, 2003 7:30 PM
Yes. It is possible for an extension author to install to any location he desires. Right now, XUL extensions can be made to work when installed into either of the users's profile directory or app install directory.
The linky install is a good example of giving the user choice on where to install <http://linky.mozdev.org> I have intention to write a developer note about this issue too.
at first i totally misread the article and thought that this person was providing information on how to turn the seamonkey suite into a firebird extenstion.