[Greasemonkey] us.o ideas, gm UI ideas and my own script
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Mon Aug 1 14:45:02 EDT 2005
chris feldmann wrote:
> On 8/1/05, *Sam Ooi* <samuelooi at gmail.com
> <mailto:samuelooi at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi all, this is a 3 part email:
> 1. US.O ideas
> Just a simple point really - I suppose the best example of what US.O
> is trying to achieve is Mozilla Update. A script repository with
> reviews, ratings, script submissions (and perhaps a revision system).
> However, the key benefits of collecting scripts in one place (aside
> from a serach function), is some sort of ranking, e.g. Top 20 scripts
> downloaded/viewed/recently revised/new/.
> If the powers that be don't implement a ratings system (which has
> shown to be abusable as in Moz Update), then how do we start counting
> the downloads? I mean, I'm sure nobody wants to lose the
> right-click/install script ability.
> 2. GM user-interface ideas
> I'm a keen proponent of getting -rid- of the monkey face on the
> bar. In its current implementation, it doesn't add much to the whole
> GM experience and the from discussions here, the various proposed
> monkey faces would be really useful to a developer, not a user. In
> 0.5.0, I'd like to see an option to get rid of the monkey face from
> the status bar. Failing that, an idea might be to have the monkey
> face as a Button on the navigation bar, that way you'd still be able
> to get rid of it via Customise/Toolbars.
> But it's so cute! What sort of tiny cute animal face would you prefer?
> An aardvark? A platypus? Piffle.
> Hmmm... can a greasemonkey script get access to the statusbar chrome
> and eliminate its own icon? Never tried, but I'd hope the answer is "no."
Definitely a "no."
Once we add the bits needed to make themes sane, it should be easy to
set the monkey to "display: none" if you don't want it. We don't have a
place for general GM preferences (yet?), so we can't add an
option/preference easily. Bleh.
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