Guide to Updating Extensions for Firefox PR/Thunderbird 0.8 Available
Wednesday August 18th, 2004
Ben Goodger writes: "Very soon now the update service for Extensions hosted by update.mozilla.org will be turned on, and we will increase the compatibility number for Extensions to 0.10 (the Firefox 1.0 Preview Release). When we do this, all installed Extensions installed with
#2 get userfriendly as well...
Wednesday August 18th, 2004 7:28 PM
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update.mozilla.org is wholly UNuserfriendly with its myriad categories that do little to distinguish between enduser and developer extensions.
Also, why is the "Featured Firefox Extension" Firesomething?? That's plenty of proof that whoever is doing the update site doesn't take anybody but die-hard Mozillians seriously.
A list of the top 25 or so most enduser oriented extensions need to be highlighted while the rest need to be swept under the rug using links at the bottom of the page marked "Extensions for Advanced Users" (as I recommended in my latest essay).