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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] A need of a paradigm shift for solving the JavaScript

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] A need of a paradigm shift for solving the JavaScript Trap
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:20:50 +0100

I understand perfectly Jeffrey's proposal.
Antiviruses techniques to intercept malicious actions are appliable to
JavaScript control and auditing.

El 18/11/14 a les 06:28, Jeffrey 'jf' Lim ha escrit:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Nik Nyby <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> would it simply be better to have a (better?) javascript
>>> debugger/logger? I have personally wished for something like this. A
>>> "supercharged" debugger with logger that truly helps u understand wth
>>> is going on with a script/s.
>> What do you need this debugger to do? The JavaScript debugger that comes
>> with Firefox / IceCat works fine for everything I need it to do.
> (Some background; but for the TL;DR, see the list below):
> I am looking for a debugger *PLUS Logger*. I dont want to have to
> trace through everything. But I would be *especially* interested to
> know if the javascript makes some call somewhere (maybe set a
> breakpoint too! with the option to modify or block the call before
> continuing) to some server....
> Here's a list of ideas:
> - log calls, including arguments, sent data and results (the very act
> of logging is important, because sometimes stuff will be broken / the
> behaviour will change due to the loss of focus of mouse/keyboard due
> to a debugger being activated). This log format should be open, and
> searchable.
> - set breakpoint on network activity or other insidious activity (in
> my mind, that would include code that runs "onmouseover", and
> "onclick")
> I hope this explains things better? And just to be clear, I understand
> that there will be work involved; and whoever chooses to undertake
> this, I will be most appreciative. Or if there's some way already to
> do this right now, I would appreciate info. In the meantime... does
> anybody see the need for this?
> -jf
> --
> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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