Closed Bug 450582 Opened 13 years ago Closed 13 years ago
[bg] Firefox 3 protocol handler setup for Bulgarian
This is a follow up from bug 424687. Protocol handlers are a new feature in Firefox 3 that allows links like mailto:email@example.com to be handled by a webmail application. In order to do that, the site needs to support a special API described on http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Web-based_protocol_handlers. For en-US, we're currently shipping with Yahoo! Mail for mailto: and 30boxes for webcal: urls, and we're on a ongoing evangelism effort to add more. Gmail and ms live mail are coming up shortly. For Bulgarian, we'd like to do that, too. First, the localization team and Mic (Michal Berman) will look at the market for the language and come up with a good candidates. Ogi, we'll need your input on this, the guidelines for making recommendations are on http://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox_web_services_guidelines. Following that is a reach out by the evangelism team to try to get the vendor to support protocol handlers. Once that happens, Axel will take over in reviewing the actual implementation, which will need to change the gecko.handlerService.* entries in bg/browser/chrome/browser-region/region.properties. Please don't make changes to that file without getting a positive review by Axel or somebody else appointed by Mic on a patch for that change upfront. There has been talk about adding abv.bg in bug 424687 comment 7 as mailto handler. Ogi, could you follow up with them and make sure they pass the test cases on http://people.mozilla.org/~ctalbert/test-protocol-links.html?
Ognyan, can you confirm that you're ok with en-US defaults described above? then we can add a patch and close
Gmail and Yahoo! Mail should be included. abv.bg can be added later when they are ready, right? When abv.bg responded, I sent them http://people.mozilla.org/~ctalbert/test-protocol-links.html too. Just for completeness to this bug: Netvibes has good l10n and replaces Bloglines, I'm not aware of local alternative for calendaring.
Ognyan thanks on above yes - abv.bg can be added later ok on replacing Bloglines with Netvibes
Ognyan, can you point me to an e-mail address of abv.bg that I could write to and ask how they are doing with the implementation?
I only found this page: http://adv.netinfo.bg/feedback.htm Ognyan, is it any good for this type of request?
I missed your comment 4. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org - he is the product manager of abv.bg and he contacted me in 31 July to say that they are working on mailto support.
Awesome, thanks. Writing to them now.
Still no reply. E-mail resent.
I didn't get any response from abv.bg - closing this bug as fixed (we're leaving the en-US default for now). If we hear from abv.bg or if there are other suggestions, please file a new bug.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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