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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:50 pm 
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i'm pretty sure this will effect TMP. Do you have any plans for the future if it?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:52 pm 
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https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2015/08 ... x-add-ons/


I am hoping this doesn't affect TMP much in any way or might you have to redo the whole extension? They're already forcing verified signed extensions on v42. Whole reason for using Fx was its functionality and customizable field. If its basically turning into Chrome, what use is Fx then?


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 Post subject: Re: The future of TMP?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:43 pm 
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I'm constantly refactor Tabmix to match Firefox changes

Tabmix already support Firefox Electrolysis and it is validated and signed by AMO.

I will have to read more about the other new changes WebExtensions and the deprecation of XPCOM- and XUL-based add-ons

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 Post subject: Re: The future of TMP?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:17 pm 
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Thanks, keep us posted. I have no reason using Fx w/out TMP and a couple of other exts. I already use Vivaldi along side and will switch to it permanently if/when they'll kill my exts. The good thing is that exts. might be cross-compatible. If/when Fx exts. developers will quit, there will be others who will write exts. based on those changes. Hopefully there will be one like TMP ... or maybe you will be interested and willing to write one
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https://wiki.mozilla.org/WebExtensions :

Mozilla wrote:
We plan to add our own APIs based on the needs of existing Firefox add-ons.

NoScript-type functionality. This would come in the form of extensions to webRequest and possibly contentSettings.
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).
Ability to take images of frames/tabs (like canvas.drawWindow)

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 Post subject: Re: The future of TMP?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:40 pm 
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This change concerns me greatly.

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Last edited by makondo on Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:47 pm, edited 1 time in total.
deleted all about Mozilla decission. Not the right place to discuss it.


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 Post subject: Re: The future of TMP?
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Looks like TMP has a chance with the WebExtensions in the future.

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most likely i will have to rewrite most of the code again

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That might be not a bad idea, maybe it will be simpler (like i know what i'm talking about! Image ). I'm just glad to see they actually care (or pretend to). Maybe you should share your thoughts there since they're asking for input.

I think you can drop the styling (display), especially since it might not be possible at all if they drop xul.

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To refresh that topic here: What is with the future of TMP in November 2017?
Why?
* https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2017/01 ... irefox-53/
* https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2016/11 ... s-in-2017/
I found out about this here: http://fasezero.com/lastnotice.html

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By the end of 2017, and with the release of Firefox 57, we’ll move to WebExtensions exclusively, and will stop loading any other extension types on desktop. To help ensure any new extensions work beyond the end of 2017, AMO will stop accepting any new extensions for signing that are not WebExtensions in Firefox 53. Throughout the year we’ll expand the set of APIs available, add capabilities to Firefox that don’t yet exist in other browsers, and put more WebExtensions in front of users.


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 Post subject: Re: The future of TMP?
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:41 pm 
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That's what we're talking about above, no need to link to the same page(s) already linked in this thread. We're not discussing Mozilla decision here either, this isn't the right place, this is TMP forum (Posts about Mozilla decision and such will be deleted).
As onemen said:
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most likely i will have to rewrite most of the code again

Will he? Will he not? I'd say he'll post it when he makes his decision. Apparently there no news on this matter. Let's not bump or spam this thread. Sit back and wait unless you have a new TMP WebExt version ready ... i'm sure he'll take a look Image

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