[Greasemonkey] Grab text string in TD
ozay-311203 at gmx.de
Fri Apr 22 20:48:31 EDT 2005
From: "Scott R. Turner" <srt at aero.org>
> GM_find_and_replace(regexp, replace)
> which would search through all the "plain text" on the page doing
> replacements. And a similar function
I can't see the advantages of simple regexp replacements over the
powerful DOM provided by mozilla. The only place it might be useful is
Maybe some access-function of kind
string GM_get_js_by_function_name(string) would be more practical for
My concern is that we encourage perl-like html-manipulation if GM
provides a simple find-and-replace-function. Given the write-only-nature
of perl we should prevent that.
> which would do the same thing operating on the HTML. Is something
> like that possible/desirable?
I see even less purpose for this.
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