[Greasemonkey] say horray for evalInSandbox()

Nikolas Coukouma lists at atrus.org
Tue Jul 19 15:09:18 EDT 2005


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Aaron Boodman wrote:

>>> Which patch?
>>>
>> evalInSandbox.patch as attached. Is there anything better
>> available? Is this horribly broken in some way I don't know
>> about? (I know it's slow and error reporting is broken)
>>
>> It doesn't trigger Mark's warning and it seems to work okay with
>> a test script or two. Even if it breaks a bunch, it's better than
>> having no Greasemonkey at all, yes?
>
>
> Thanks for your enthusiasm. I specifically avoided making a build
> since I didn't know anything about what it would do :-). I guess I
> am a bit of a control freak.
>
> It breaks for sure for certain xpath queries. That's the main thing
> I'm aware of. This will likely be a known issue even with the
> official release. Also, it user scripts throw errors, the results
> in js console can be pretty cryptic.
>
> Yes, I have a better one that I'm working on. Can we wait until
> lunch or something, though? I hate putting half broken half tested
> stuff out there.

I'm not a fan either, but some people are really eager. I've clearly
stated that it has problems, it only works with Deer Park, and they
should watch this list for updates. I'm sure a better version would be
appreciated, of course. I'll see what I can arrange for you before I
catch my flight.

- -Nikolas Coukouma
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