[Project_owners] Using nsIWebBrowserStream

Pete sneakypete81 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 02:10:13 PDT 2009

2009/6/8 Matthew Wilson <matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk>:
> I needed to do something similar. I assume you want to prevent security
> bypasses from the untrusted content.
> My eventual solution was far from elegant but worked OK: to create a "data:"
> URL containing the encoded form of the document, then to use
> document.getElementById("xxx").webNavigation.loadURI with that URL.
> This might also be of help:
> http://adblockplus.org/blog/displaying-web-content-in-an-extension-without-security-issues

Perfect - thanks Matthew, that is exactly what I was looking for.
I'd highly recommend that article to anyone wanting to display
untrusted content in an extension.

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