Intent to remove SocialAPI Share
scaraveo at mozilla.com
Wed Aug 16 16:53:11 UTC 2017
This has landed on autoland this morning.
On 8/11/17 1:39 PM, Shane Caraveo wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 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 of
> 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
> removal bug.
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