[Greasemonkey] Greasemonkey and GMail

Tom Tobin korpios at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 16:53:31 EDT 2005


If the server-side wanted to be devious, they could assign the check
function to random variable names and locations on each load; if a
script author doesn't know what what the check is called and where to
look for it, I'd imagine they'd have a hard time disabling it.

-- Tom

On 8/18/05, Shaya Potter <spotter at cs.columbia.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 15:32 -0400, Mark Pilgrim wrote:
> 
> > Well, in GM 0.5 you would need to set unsafeWindow.initialCRC, but
> > yes, a user script could do that.  And then the page can set a watch
> > to it to make sure it doesn't change after it's initially set.
> >
> > window.watch('initialCRC', function(name, oldVal, newVal) { return oldVal; });
> 
> and there's no way for a GM script to change that?  Or even better, for
> a GM script to disable the later javascript check in total!


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