al_9x wrote:Classic Theme Restorer is probably the best canary in the coal mine for these changes, because it radically
The author of CTR is not optimistic about its future:
Where is this discussion happening? Could you please post some links for me to partecipate?
al_9x wrote:@Giorgio Does your optimism extend to CTR?
Of course it does.
al_9x wrote: If so, on what basis?
- Even before native.js was proposed, UI customization APIs have been planned as first-class citizens of the Firefox-specific part of the WebExtensions API:https://wiki.mozilla.org/Browser_Extensions#Additional_APIs wrote:
- Sidebars. Opera already supports sidebar functionality; Chrome may soon. We would like to be able to implement Tree Style Tabs or Vertical Tabs by hiding the tab strip and showing a tab sidebar.
- Toolbars. Firefox has a lot of existing toolbar add-ons.
- Better keyboard shortcut support. We'd like to support Vimperator-type functionality.
- Ability to add tabs to about:addons.
- Ability to modify the tab strip (Tab Mix Plus).
- I'm quite confident that UI customization is going anyway to be even easier than before, since everything (and especially Firefox OS) suggests that the replacement for XUL is HTML5.