This problem has been hanging around for a long time. The last time we were all in MV, we looked into it and never found the cause, but now that we're taking search seriously, we should figure this out. Search for 'threadbubble' and it returns nothing. It should return: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5326 kthx
I note that if you search from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=threadbubble&status=4 you get nothing, but if you search from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/search?q=threadbubble&status=4 it turns up just fine. The problem is true in reverse for FF extensions (at least the ones I tested) when searching via the Thunderbird pages, compare https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=blogrovr&status=4 and https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/search?q=blogrovr&status=4 for example. I'll dig further but that should give me a start.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Include as part of the search fixes for AMO v3.4?
Target Milestone: --- → 3.4
(In reply to comment #2) > Include as part of the search fixes for AMO v3.4? > I thought you said this was a feature? (ie. Search for an add-on in one application and only get add-ons for that application). That would make this bug a wontfix.
Yeah, this actually is a feature. Showing Tb-only extensions as results for a Fx search would be highly confusing, I think. Also, this would especially alienate SeaMonkey users because their searches would return about a billion add-ons that are marked Firefox only. Marking WONTFIX but please reopen if I missed anything.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
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