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Mozilla has unfurled a new API designed to expand the worldwide population of Firefox add-on developers. The open-source house boasts that over the last four years, more than 8,000 developers have built more than 12,000 add-ons for its Firefox browser. But with its new API, dubbed Jetpack, it hopes to breed many more. "We want …

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HTML/CSS Browser Interactions

I hope they secure this heavily or it is going to cause some serious problems.

Imagine a html firefox addon. Who knows what damage could be caused.

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"What if any eighth grader with a little skill could change the browser? What would that mean for the web?" Uh, even more crappy, insecure plugins?

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eighth graders

"What if any eighth grader with a little skill could change the browser? What would that mean for the web?"

An add-on that automatically underlines all the rude words in wikipedia?

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But what about performance?

That's all very well, but when are they going to work on the perfomance, its still the most bloated browser.

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Department of Redudancy Department

"hoi" is greek for "the"... so "the hoi polloi" is just a little redundant...

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Let me be the first to

welcome our new 8th grader browser pluglin totting hoi polloi overlords.

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It's ideas like this

That make the browser unusable. Anybody found any use for the MySQL database that makes the browser take a few eons to close?

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