Sunday, September 27, 2009

Greasemonkey 0.8.20090920.2 for Firefox + Songbird

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Allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript.

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The latest version of Greasemonkey, "0.8.2" (full version: 0.8.20090920.2) has been uploaded to AMO. It includes the following changes:

* Do not inject scripts into file: and about: URLs by default, for security reasons. (#1000)
* The GM_openInTab() function respects the background loading tab behavior from Firefox preferences. (#1003)
* Specify label/control associations in "New Script" dialog, for accessibility. (#1010)
* Minor code clean ups and improvements. (#1011, #1020)
* Remove "forced" upgrade code. (#1013)
* Remove extra spacing around the status bar icon. (#1014)
* When adding include/exclude rules, include the port number in the default suggestion. (#1015)
* Reduce noise logged to the console when interacting with Firebug. (#1018)
* Apply security checks to GM_listValues() and GM_deleteValue(). (#1019)
* Fix missing localized strings in various locales. (#1022)
* Grease pages loaded into the sidebar. (#1023)
* Allow user scripts to access the latest available JavaScript engine. (#1026)

This is the same file posted as RC2 about a week ago to the -users mailing list. As the version number (and the release notes) indicate, this is a maintenance release, fixing bugs and adding minor features to the previous release.

Extension Site:


all builds:

For SeaMonkey modified:

source code

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