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From Addi <a...@rocktreesky.com>
Subject Re: Managing the Forrestbar (Re: [jira] Updated: (FOR-180) Update forrestbar to be installablein Mozilla Firefox 0.9)
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2005 13:51:33 GMT
Addi wrote:

> Ross Gardler wrote:
>
>> Addi wrote:
>>
>>> David Crossley wrote:
>>>
>>>> Addi wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>
>> ...
>>
>>>>> I am also looking at getting ForrestBar on the
>>>>> official Mozilla extensions site so that updates will be automatic
>>>>> for
>>>>> users.  Is there any problem with this that I'm not aware of?
>>>>>   
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I don't know anything about it so cannot say.
>>>> Is there a URL that explains what is involved?
>>>>  
>>>>
>>> Well, I haven't found tons of detailed info.  Here is the link from
>>> Mozilla Update - https://addons.mozilla.org/developers/
>>> The basic idea is that you can get an account and upload and
>>> maintain an extension at the Mozilla Update site.  
>>
>>
>>
>> Can you release under the Apache license on the Mozilla update site?
>>
>> Ross
>
>
> As far as I can tell you can release under any license you want.  When
> I was looking at various extensions to help me figure out what I
> needed to do, I saw a range of licenses in the code.  I will double
> check with the site though.
>
> - Addi

Here is what I found on their wiki:
http://wiki.mozilla.org/Update:Requirements/LegalAndReview
Pertinent part:

   1. All hosted software must be in an acceptable source format. It
      does not have to be open source, but code must be licensed such
      that it can be viewed and read by both mozilla.org staff and
      potential end-users.



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