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  • From our first call
    • MSI packaging
    • Better pref management
  • Addon Security - Permission based Addon / Plugin installation
  • Better Addon fingerprinting - Our employees install lots of addons (One of them had 102 Addons..!!) and some of them have lots of memory leaks . Which increases Firefox freeze and slower overall performance. Can we have some info about Addon and its requirements ? Like Some addon demand more memory and processor then others. (Like Bittorrent addon)
  • Bundling Plugins with FF. (Like Adobe Reader and Flash Plugin). It will reduce our IT task significantly.
  • Easier to setup internal addon server in the company
    • Cache updates and deploy from one internal server
  • easy rollout/mass install of addons - some form of 'metapackage.xpi'
  • blacklist/whitelisting extensions
  • plugin finder service server
  • Document how to prevent updates
  • Group Policies
  • Mission Control
  • Better documentation of distribution rights for enterprise
  • cross domain security (trusted intranet?)
  • allow capability.policy APIs to be managed via mission control
  • plist - Mac OS X policy????
  • Bind autoconfig file directly to executable
  • Support http basic authentication with live bookmarks; for secure internal rss feeds...
  • Compatibility of Mozilla Firefox with Windows TSE : lower memory usage for each TSE user and possibility to do a global installation/uninstallation of XPI plugins instead of a local installation for each TSE user account (global installation doesn't work, need to do a local installation and then to move local XPI folder towards C:\Program Files\Firefox\extensions).
  • Disable new Firefox 8 addon controls and checks: 1) After updating Firefox a window appears and users can enable-disable addons 2) IT can't install addons without user interaction. For company users that's confusing (they don't know about addons), and we don't want they can disable important company extensions.

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  • Hospital Doctor Josep Trueta de Girona