[Greasemonkey] 0.4.2 - last call before open beta

Jeff Barr jeff at vertexdev.com
Thu Jul 28 23:14:27 EDT 2005


Aaron, this is working great for me. Thanks for all of the effort
that you have put in to this.

Jeff;

Aaron Boodman wrote:
> Ok, so I realize that you all are probably busy working and that
> accounts for the lack of feedback more than the fact that it works.
> 
> But that won't take me from taking your silence as tacet approval.
> Anyway, I'm really pretty confident in the last 0.4.2 I sent. This
> version just has one minor tweak.
> 
> Based on a hole that Jesse Ruderman found (thanks Jesse) I changed
> 
> with (unsafeWindow) {
>   with (window) {
>     // script
>   }
> }
> 
> to:
> 
> with (window) {
>   // script
> }
> 
> The problem was that unsafeWindow could actually redefine what
> "window" means, changing the meaning of that second with statement.
> Yikes.
> 
> The result is that scripts which need to access content functions and
> variables in Deer Park will again have to qualify them with
> unsafeWindow. This probably affects very few scripts.
> 
> I appreciate everyone's input on naming, but decided to stick with
> what I had originally.
> 
> If nobody stops me with something critical, I'll post the attached XPI
> as a public beta on the website, greaseblog, and mozilla update
> tonight.
> 
> Thanks for your help everyone,
> 
> 
> 
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