[Greasemonkey] Installing a user script via a data: url

Michael Bierman greasemonkey at thebiermans.net
Fri Apr 8 14:24:18 EDT 2005

Me too.  What is the purpose of obfuscating the code?  User scripts already
carry a certain amount of risk--why would it be good to encourage or even
allow obvious ways of creating user scripts that can cause great harm?


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[mailto:greasemonkey-bounces at mozdev.org] On Behalf Of alan taylor
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 10:19 AM
To: greasemonkey at mozdev.org
Subject: Re: [Greasemonkey] Installing a user script via a data: url

My opinion: yes, I'd like to be able to see what it does, and even if simple
steps are included to allow me to de-obfuscate the code, I'd still be a
little suspicious of a user script offered up that looked like this, just my


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