[tor-talk] New API for TorBrowser add-on

Georg Koppen gk at torproject.org
Sat Mar 1 19:56:39 UTC 2014

Hi David,

On 25.02.2014 13:24, David Rajchenbach-Teller wrote:
> 	Hi,
>  We (Mozilla) are in the process of overhauling the Session Restore
> mechanism of Firefox. One of the next steps is to get rid of
> "sessionstore-state-write", as it forces us to serialize the entire
> state of Firefox on the main thread, which is quite bad for performance.
> As far as I can tell, TorBrowser is the only add-on that makes use of
> this observer notification. I'd like to discuss if we cannot provide you
> with a better API that would let us kill sessionstore-state-write.

thanks again for reaching out to us. That is really appreciated! And
thanks as well for joining #tor-dev and discussing this issue there and
in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=944557.


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