This “Hands On” session bundles up the already working NoteTaker tool into an XPI file that can be installed using XPInstall. In theory, the tool could run directly from a remote Web server, but merging local content with server-based overlays is a messy approach that defies common sense. In practical terms, it may not even work. We'll stick with a downloadable installation.
Although the running code for the tool is complete, several small bits and pieces must be added. Our strategy for bringing them all together is the sum of the issues brought to light in this chapter. That means