Intent to remove SocialAPI Share
kmaglione at mozilla.com
Fri Aug 11 20:47:22 UTC 2017
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 01:39:28PM -0700, Shane Caraveo wrote:
>The last feature left from SocialAPI is the Share feature. This was
>the only used feature from SocialAPI but it's use has been declining
>over time and is not significant. At the same time, SocialAPI has not
>kept up with all the changes in the past year leading up to Firefox
>57. Rather than fix and maintain the code, I intend to remove it.
>The basic concepts of SocialAPI are covered by a better structured and
>more evolved system we all know as WebExtensions. The Share feature
>itself is well covered by page actions, and many of the features
>previously removed from SocialAPI are also covered in WebExtensions.
>If I find the time I'll look at creating a webextension implementation
>To my understanding there are no dependencies left on SocialAPI, if
>you are aware of any please let me know, or better yet comment on the
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