Mozilla removes Hello add-on from Firefox




A report on the Bugzilla tracker shows that Mozilla Hello function from version 49 removed from the browser. Through Hello was among other things possible to make calls with picture and share browser screens with other users.

Mozilla Firefox 2013 fpa From the message is not clear on what the reason for the removal of the function. This had since December 2014 present in the browser and put users at release capable of video calling and calling. The possibility of sharing a screen was there when the middle of last year and later attended a chat feature.

The report shows that Hello is removed from the beta of version 49 of the browser, like the Aurora developer version 50 and nightly version 51. Mozilla employee Sören Hentzschel writes the Hello system an add-on at a given moment Firefox has become. In addition to the previous updates has also recently worked on the add-on, for the last time in early July. There would also have planned a major update according Hentzschel been called “Akita”, which it should be possible to make group calls.

From Monday, Hello does not default more part of the Firefox browser and is available only as a regular add-on.


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