Hi Michael,

> Thanks for making me aware of this security issue. Unfortunately, I don't
> know if the issue has been addressed or how it's being prioritized within
> the add-ons team. I added a comment referencing our thread (and how mobile
> add-on developers might get stuck without a proper replacement) but I don't
> have much more to add beyond that.

thanks.. seems way too many addon developers not knowing about this issue.

The addon-SDK had SDK/pannel which worked for my usecase (I had a desktop
version for testing) and may have covered many other scenarios.

There is also 

and I would think this could be easilly made available to addons - perhaps
with a special permission and do the same trick safely. However the bugreport
to make it available was turned down for some reason that I never understood.


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