[Greasemonkey] A question from the ignorant

Jeremy Dunck jdunck at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 13:16:05 EDT 2005


On 8/17/05, Lenny Domnitser <ldrhcp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/17/05, Andrew Bell <greasemonkey at belltower.org> wrote:
> > I'd really like to avoid the bandwidth cost of
> > downloading the various things I'm eliminating.
> 
> Greasemonkey executes scripts after the page has already loaded, so it
> cannot prevent things from loading unless they load slowly. Adblock
> (http://adblock.mozdev.org/), however, can block lots of ads before
> they are downloaded.

Or RIP, or FlashBlock, or editing your hostfile:
http://pgl.yoyo.org/adservers/serverlist.php?showintro=0;hostformat=hosts

GM isn't really meant for this, so I assume there's something else the
author is trying to accomplish.  :)


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