[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] auto-generating minversion/maxversion [Was: Re: Bug#641901: RFP: xul-ext-uppity -- toolbar button to "go up" on the web]

Jérémy Bobbio lunar at debian.org
Tue Sep 20 09:04:03 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 01:35:41AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-09-19 at 13:15 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> > Is this doable?
> I haven't the faintest idea about that.
> Based on a quick look at the code for uppity it doesn't look like there
> is anything useful for this, so perhaps it is a pipe dream...
> ...but perhaps we need to approach this from another angle. This is a
> problem both inside and outside of Debian, so why not solve it upstream?

They decided to unfreeze every XPCOM API starting with
Gecko 2 (Firefox 4) :

From what I know, the useful source of information on compatibility is
now those pages:

I was unable to find a machine readable equivalent. Javascript behind a
very dynamic language, I don't know how a realistic automatic version
inference could be done…

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar at debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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