General discussion about the FlashGot extension for Firefox
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As of today Mozilla is going to drop support for binary components in extensions.
The news is here
As far as I know FlashGot creates a binary file as written here
I guess the file is being created in Windows (I dunno how it's implemented in Linux).
Giorgio, what do you think of all this? What is the future of FlashGot? I think it's not only mine best downloader ever
Keep up your good work!
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I don't know, but I don't think
FlashGot is going to be affected?
Figure if it were to be, it would have had to be updated along with each new release, & that has never been the case.
But yes it sucks that they woke up the other morning & said, it's gone.
Seems as if Lightning is going to be the biggest loser in this deal.
mozillazine: Mozilla to stop supporting XPCOM binary components
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:36.0) Gecko/20100101 SeaMonkey/2.33.1