[Greasemonkey] Locked out of Gmail

Jeremy Dunck jdunck at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 12:03:03 EDT 2005


On 4/25/05, Edward Lee <edilee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/25/05, Jeremy Dunck <jdunck at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There will, of course, be an arms race, with sites wishing to protect
> > their business models (or servers, given the DDOS of
> > GM_xmlhttpRequest) will do things like block accounts or obfuscate
> > DOMs, assuming they're clueful enough to actually notice GM usage.
> 
> Or maybe site owners will provide a better way for people to access
> their data. 

Both, yes, and more.  

>The major issue would be with advertising because
> sites that depend on ads would have people bypassing all that, but
> then it's a similar issue with RSS feeds.

But with RSS, an ad-driven site will create summaries, and still get
eyeballs on the ads. What sort of summary would be appropriate
programatically and yet draw in viewers to the real site?  :)


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