[Greasemonkey] Backups and sharing GM installs on multiplemachines

Jeremy Dunck jdunck at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 00:22:16 EDT 2005


On Apr 4, 2005 9:13 PM, Michael Bierman <greasemonkey at thebiermans.net> wrote:
>I think that I
> saw a discussion about having the ability to edit an installed script too?
> Is that in the works at some point?

You can edit an installed script now, just not in a way that GM
directly supports;
Check the FAQ: http://dunck.us/collab/GreasemonkeyFAQ

But yes, there will be a UI for this.

> That is make sure that variables aren't global
> that shouldn't be, 

With Aaron's most recent patch, a user script doesn't pollute the
global namespace at all, unless they specifically set a variable using
window.foo = bar.

>and notify users when two scripts modify the same sites?

There's been some discussion about showing which scripts ran and which
altered the DOM upon injection.  It's on the list, bug 9574.


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