[Greasemonkey]

Mark Pilgrim pilgrim at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 17:45:36 EDT 2005


On Apr 5, 2005 11:16 AM, Aaron Boodman <zboogs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was sorta thinking that the data would be in XML format.

Recently seen on Slashdot: "XML is like violence.  If it's not solving
your problem, use more."

-1 on inventing a new format for storing persistent data.

+1 on providing GM-only hooks to load and save data in the Mozilla
preferences registry.  Default and restrict the branch to
"extensions.greasemonkey.userscript.SCRIPT_NAME." and only let scripts
load/save ints, chars, and booleans within their designated branch. 
On script uninstall, offer to delete the script's registry branch.

-- 
Cheers,
-Mark


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