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#6726 closed change

Move CSS escaping from ElemHideBase to ElemHide — at Initial Version

Reported by: mjethani Assignee:
Priority: Unknown Milestone:
Module: Core Keywords:
Cc: kzar, sergz, sebastian, jsonesen, fhd Blocked By:
Blocking: #6538 Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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We want to use the element hiding exception syntax for snippet filters as well (see #6538).$#inject-css "body { background: white; }" "body { background: white; }"

But CSS escaping in ElemHideBase makes this difficult, because any { or } characters in the exception would get escaped, even though they are not escaped in the original snippet filter; thus the exception would not match the original filter.

On the other hand, the escaping of { and } at the time of filter initialization is a bit misplaced. It should be done at the time of injecting the selector into the document.

I propose that we move the escaping of the selector either directly into the web extension or at least into the ElemHide module, which deals directly with CSS selectors (for ElemHideEmulation also see #6665). Ideally the escaping would be done with CSS.escape.

What to change

Remove the CSS escaping from ElemHideBase.

Add CSS escaping to ElemHide.getSelectorsForDomain, preferably using CSS.escape.

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