What Happened Between 5 & 10

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What Happened Between 5 & 10

Post by therube » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:46 pm

What Happened Between 5 & 10 ?

5 worked in 56.
5 while a "hybrid", while containing both legacy & webex, was a webex to 56, no?

So why such a drastic change to bring out 10 ?

Why couldn't the code for 5 persist, be it a branch, "6" or whatever, as a webex only?

And you're going to say what, that 57 removed code & further limited extensions, such that what was possible for 56 is no longer possible in 57?
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0 SeaMonkey/2.49.2

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Re: What Happened Between 5 & 10

Post by barbaz » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:04 pm

therube wrote:So why such a drastic change to bring out 10 ?
The UI for 5 could not be part of the embedded WebExtension. And not every feature is technically possible in Firefox 57 WebExtensions.
therube wrote:Why couldn't the code for 5 persist, be it a branch, "6" or whatever, as a webex only?
Because it would have no interface?
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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