Note: There are a few cases of duplicates in user autocompletion which are being worked on.

Display permissions prompt before downloading when installing a webextension from AMO

NEW
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Toolkit
WebExtensions: General
P2
normal
10 months ago
6 months ago

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(Reporter: aswan, Unassigned)

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(Blocks: 1 bug)

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(Whiteboard: [triaged][permissions])

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Description

10 months ago
As detailed in the AMO installation flow at https://www.figma.com/file/HrLiKUwoLQZsIUIVBKM8Wnnu/Install-Flow-showing-Permissions display the required permissions before downloading an xpi from AMO.

Without thinking it through in depth, the proposed implementation is to pass the permissions to the installation API and then verifying after download that the permissions actually match.  Assuming we do it that way (ie including the verification step), we could even document this for third-party installs.
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Updated

10 months ago
Blocks: 1308308

Updated

10 months ago
Priority: -- → P2
Whiteboard: [triaged]

Updated

9 months ago
Whiteboard: [triaged] → [triaged][permissions]
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Updated

6 months ago
No longer blocks: 1308292
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