[Greasemonkey] Re: GM_xmlHttpRequest question

Julien Couvreur julien.couvreur at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 13:15:46 EDT 2005


Please ignore my previous email. I'm not actually getting the error: a
bug in my page got me confused.

Sorry for the trouble.

Thanks,
Julien

On 9/1/05, Julien Couvreur <julien.couvreur at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm troubleshooting a webpage that uses XMLHttpRequest. So I copied
> and opened it locally, using a "file://" path.
> Now, the XHR request fails because of Firefox's security restriction.
> So, I wrote a user script to temporarily lend my page the unrestricted
> GM_xmlHttpRequest ability. The script is copied below.
> 
> But for some reason, even though my webpage is now calling the
> injected/leaked GM_xmlHttpRequest API, I'm still getting "Permission
> denied to call method XMLHttpRequest" errors...
> 
> What am I missing?
> 
> Cheers,
> Julien
> 
> 
> // ==UserScript==
> // @name           XmlHttpRequest - Bypass Security
> // @namespace   http://blog.monstuff.com/archives/cat_greasemonkey.html
> // @description    Helps bypassing the "same domain" policy, during development.
> // @include        file://*
> // ==/UserScript==
> 
> window.setAttribute("GM_xmlhttpRequest", GM_xmlhttpRequest);
> document.title += " - Unsecure XMLHttpRequest";
>


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