Open Bug 701158 Opened 13 years ago Updated 6 months ago

Sync dictionary add-ons

Categories

(Firefox :: Sync, defect)

defect

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REOPENED

People

(Reporter: ally, Unassigned)

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(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Whiteboard: [sync-engine-addition])

As per the meeting yesterday, We will not include locales & dictionaries in the first release of the addon sync engine. We would like to eventually include them. 

Feature page for Addon Sync: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Services/Sync/Addon_Sync
Summary: Follow-up: add locales & extensions to Addon Sync engine → Follow-up: add locales & dictionaries to Addon Sync engine
Now that Firefox 34 has been released with the password syncing fix, is this being considered?
I don't think it's been prioritized for a forthcoming release. If you're interested in working on it, then we can try to find a mentor. Otherwise, it's unlikely to be addressed soon.
OS: Mac OS X → All
Hardware: x86 → All
Summary: Follow-up: add locales & dictionaries to Addon Sync engine → Sync dictionary add-ons
Whiteboard: [follow-up] → [sync-engine-addition]
Dictionary add-ons are no longer a thing post-WebExtensions, and bug 409969 covers syncing custom dictionaries.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Component: Firefox Sync: Backend → Sync
Product: Cloud Services → Firefox

Hi, why is this bug closed? As of Firefox 77 beta it is still not possible to sync installed dictionaries (which install like add-ons).

Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: INCOMPLETE → ---

Hi there! You're totally right, it looks like WebExtensions can supply dictionaries as of bug 1410214! If you're syncing add-ons, will that install their default dictionaries (any .dic files they specify in their manifest), or will they not get installed at all? (Either way, I don't think we'll sync anything you've added to the dictionaries; that's bug 409969).

Dictionaries are not synced, regular add-ons are, same behaviour is also seen when sync is set up and user resets Firefox from about:support, Firefox 77 beta channel.

Cool, thanks for clarifying! In that case, I think we can close this bug as WONTFIX, since it's about the legacy dictionary add-ons. Please follow bug 409969, which is for syncing the actual dictionaries.

Unfortunately, we haven't prioritized bug 409969 in our backlog, so I can't say when it'll be fixed...but thank you for following up!

Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago4 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

(In reply to :Lina Cambridge from comment #9)

Cool, thanks for clarifying! In that case, I think we can close this bug as WONTFIX, since it's about the legacy dictionary add-ons. Please follow bug 409969, which is for syncing the actual dictionaries.

Unfortunately, we haven't prioritized bug 409969 in our backlog, so I can't say when it'll be fixed...but thank you for following up!

HI, please clarify what you mean by "legacy dictionary add-ons", where are the new "non legacy dictionary add-ons"?

bug 409969 is about custom dictionaries; words that are not in the installed dictionaries, and are added by the user to persdict.dat

Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: WONTFIX → ---
Severity: normal → S3
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