Opened on 02/28/2015 at 09:37:37 AM

Closed on 03/03/2015 at 08:28:31 AM

#2063 closed change (fixed)

Make ext.webRequest use ABP instead Chrome request types

Reported by: sebastian Assignee: sebastian
Priority: P3 Milestone: Adblock-Plus-1.8.12-for-Chrome-Opera-Safari
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Blocking: #2064 Platform: Unknown
Ready: yes Confidential: no
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Currently, ext.webRequest.onBeforeRequest uses Chrome's request types. However, in webrequest.js we convert them into into Adblock Plus request types. This could be simplified if we map elements directly to Adblock Plus requests tyes on Safari, and just convert the requests type in the implementation for Chrome.

What to change

Make ext.webRequest.onBeforeRequest use Adblock Plus request types (e.g. SUBDOCUMENT instead sub_frame and IMAGE instead image).

Hints for testers

This change effects request blocking, in particular filters limited to a given request type.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed on 02/28/2015 at 09:52:29 AM by sebastian

  • Blocking 2064 added

comment:2 Changed on 02/28/2015 at 09:55:23 AM by sebastian

  • Review URL(s) modified (diff)
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

comment:3 Changed on 03/03/2015 at 08:28:31 AM by sebastian

  • Milestone set to Adblock-Plus-for-Chrome-Opera-Safari-next
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

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