[Greasemonkey] Opera 8 User JavaScript

Edward Lee edilee at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 22:06:53 EDT 2005

It seems like Opera 8 has added quite a bit of support for
greasemonkey user scripts out of the box. Should user script
developers try to make sure that their scripts work correctly in both
firefox and opera? I wonder how much they actually implemented..


Greasemonkey scripts

Opera is capable of running many Greasemonkey scripts. These are
JavaScripts designed to work with the Greasemonkey enhancement for the
Mozilla browser family. To tell Opera that a script file uses
Greasemonkey notation, the name of the file containing the script must
end with .user.js (all other .js files are assumed to be normal User
JavaScripts). Scripts that use Greasemonkey notation are handled
slightly differently (in order to be compatible with existing

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