Mozilla releases Jetpack 0.3
The Mozilla Labs developers have announced the release of version 0.3 of Jetpack, an API for creating extensions for Firefox. The release now includes support for selections and a system-wide clipboard, letting users cut and paste between the Firefox web browser and other applications. Selections include
onSelection events that can be used to perform an action, such as looking up the selection or creating an actionable nib, when a selection is made.
The SlideBar API has been updated and includes several improvements and new features. However, the developers also note that the SlideBar API included in the release is incompatible with the previous API and that all SlideBar-based Jetpacks will need to be updated. Based on user feedback,
- Mozilla straps on its Jetpack, a report from The H.