[Project_owners] nsIBadCertListener from a Javascript addon

massey massey at stlouis-shopper.com
Tue May 30 08:45:02 EDT 2006

Tyler Close wrote:

> Hi all,
> I develop the Petname Tool
> <https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=957>.
> I want to extend the Petname Tool to provide better usability for
> sites that use self-signed certificates. In particular, I want to
> prevent the "unknown issuer" dialog from being shown for sites that
> the user has already assigned a petname to. The release notes for
> Firefox 1.5 suggest that this might be possible by adding an
> nsIBadCertListener that handles the unknown issuer notification.
> Unfortunately, I haven't found any examples for using this interface
> and an entire morning of guessing and trying things hasn't gotten me
> anywhere. Can anyone provide some example code, or point me to someone
> who can answer specific questions about using the interface from a
> Javascript addon?
- and -

might help


> Thanks,
> Tyler

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