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[Bug-gnuzilla] Add-on updates should use directory.fsf.org, not addons.m

From: David Englund
Subject: [Bug-gnuzilla] Add-on updates should use directory.fsf.org, not addons.mozilla.org
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:17:03 +0100
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:31.0) Gecko/20100101 Icedove/31.4.0

GNU IceCat shows the Free Software Directory website when you go to "Add-ons" and click on the "Get Add-ons" button in these programs, this is good.

However, when you click on "Check for updates" or "Update Add-ons Automatically", you'll notice that the Mozilla repository will be used instead which is addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/

This is not good as the updated versions have not been verified by the FSF to be entirely free.

Conclusion: IceCat should use directory.fsf.org as addon update repository, not addons.mozilla.org. The features that are affected can be found by doing the following:

1. Click "Add-ons"
2. Locate the option button (labeled "Tools for all add-ons" on mouse-hover). It is located left to the"Search all add-ons" bar, you can't miss it. 3. Click on the button and see "Check for updates" and "Update Add-ons Automatically".

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