[Greasemonkey] GM_xmlhttpRequest-induced Firefox crash

Aaron Boodman zboogs at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 12:29:51 EDT 2005

I don't see the point. What would having it be disableable be designed
to solve? Security? Please.  I am all over warning users when their
browser is trying to send data to a foreign site. But this will not
stop that. I'd like to do that with a separate extension.


On 4/25/05, Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/25/05, Bill Donnelly <donnelly at snowcrest.net> wrote:
> > I think GM_xmlhttpRequest should be able to be disabled
> > or enabled by the user.
> Not a terrible idea at first glance, but please provide a way for user
> scripts to detect the current state of the function, so that I can
> automatically disable part of my script's functionality without
> bothering the user.  If you're simply going to not define
> GM_xmlhttpRequest, then "if (!GM_xmlhttpRequest)" will work, but if
> you're going to make it do something else (like pop up an alert),
> please provide a way for user scripts to detect this.
> --
> Cheers,
> -Mark
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