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Extension ids #14
Continuing the discussion from the last teleconf. Currently, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge have persistent IDs, while Firefox is randomly generating an ID when the extension is loading. From the last meeting notes it seems that the majority of this group prefers unique persistent global IDs.
I'm not sure how important it is to have the ID persistent across browsers (?), however it seems to make sense to have a persistent ID, for native and cross-extension messaging, in the same browser, at least.
On the other hand, if an extension has web accessible resources this makes the extension easily detectable for websites, if the