Wow. This is awesome. So much better then the old certificate viewer!


> On 16Aug, 2019, at 12:52, Danielle Leblanc-Cyr <> 
> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> We’re Carolina and Danielle, two Outreachy interns who have been working
> with the Security Engineering team. We’ve spent the past few months working
> on porting over pieces of the Certainly Something
> <> web
> extension (shout out to April for all of the work she put into it!), to
> create a new certificate viewer. We’re now at the point where we’ve landed
> most of our patches and the project is really coming together – we’re
> hoping to soon replace the existing Firefox certificate viewer.
> We’ve worked really hard the past few months – getting accustomed to the
> Firefox codebase and workflow, learning about new tools, and creating as
> many tests as we could think of. We really appreciate all of the people and
> channels who’ve answered our (many) questions this summer, and who’ve
> helped to steer us in the right direction - especially our mentors, Johann,
> Dana and April.
> The new implementation currently lives behind pref
> "security.aboutcertificate.enabled", which bug 1572368 will default to
> true. We’re hoping for this new certificate viewer to ride the trains in
> Firefox 71.
> The summer has flown by, but we’re excited to continue contributing to
> Mozilla and to remain active members of this awesome community.
> Thanks for all of the support!
> This is the link to the web-extension which we used as a blueprint:
> And here is all the development of the project:
> Carolina and Danielle
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