Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
One of the beautiful elements of having the Chromium project, is that we get a look ahead of what may be shipping in Google Chrome itself, in the same way that WebKit gives us a hint at Safari.Next.
An SVN watcher found a checkin that relates to Greasemonkey-like support:
Adds a bit of Greasemonkey support hidden behind the
Implementation follows the pattern of the visited links system.
Things still to be done:
- stop using a hardcoded script directory
- watch script directory and update shared memory when necessary
- move file io to background thread
- support for @include patterns — now, all scripts are applied to all pages
It will be interesting to see the level of support for the various APIs, but in general it is fantastic that we have user scripts available in different forms, across browsers. What other platform has that kind of flexibility available to its users?
Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:16 am