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Toolbar bug in themes in Firefox 8 for Mac OS X Lion

Theme developer (and AMO Editor) KLB reported this bug after some discussions we had at MozCamp EU. It was a regression caused by the fix for this other bug, which is just a minor toolbar update for Mac OS X Lion. The culprit bug fix includes the following override: override chrome://browser/skin/Toolbar.png chrome://browser/skin/lion/Toolbar.png os=Darwin osversion>=10 This… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/10/26

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Most nominations are taking about 5 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 9

Firefox 9 was recently pushed to the Aurora channel, so it’s time again to round up all bugs that could be breaking add-on compatibility. This time around I found very few bugs that I would consider troubling, but there are plenty of minor ones worth mentioning. As usual, you should also check Firefox 9 for… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/10/05

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Most nominations are taking about 6 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Firefox 7 is one week away!

The rapid release calendar says it all: unless there’s an alien invasion in the next few days, Firefox 7 will be out on September 27th. And I’m fairly sure Christian would defeat the invasion himself just to make sure we release on time :). But I digress… We are doing pretty well on the compatibility… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/09/16

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Most nominations are taking about 4 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 8

This post is long overdue, I apologize for the delay. We ran the Firefox 8 compatibility bump last Friday (August 26th), and while there are still a few bugs to fix in this system, the validation was mostly successful and we automatically upgraded roughly 3000 add-ons. Here are the add-on compatibility-breaking bugs I identified that… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/08/24

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Most nominations are taking about 3 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Strengthening User Control of Add-ons

It’s no secret that Firefox users love to install add-ons — more than 1.5 million are downloaded every day from our official gallery. But users aren’t the only ones who love adding on to Firefox: third-party applications frequently install bundled add-ons into Firefox as part of their own installation process. While some of these applications… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/08/04

I post these updates every 2 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other relevant happenings in the add-ons world. Summary Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Nominations are currently taking about 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being… Continue reading

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