user.js for Bugzilla

Jochen Wiedmann jochen.wiedmann at
Tue Dec 9 16:33:54 UTC 2014

Sounds very much like duplicating both

a) Greasemonkey to me, with lots of possibilities for XSS attacks as a bonus and
b) superceding the existing extension system.

I'd be -1.



On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Gervase Markham <gerv at> wrote:
> Is the following idea dumb or brilliant? :-)
> What if Bugzilla (perhaps via an extension initially) had a textbox in
> which users could write JS, and it would be loaded on all page loads?
> Sort of like a cross-browser, site-specific Greasemonkey. People could
> then share "recipes" (functions) for useful additions. For example, the
> Bugzilla team could have a recipe which automatically set the Target
> Milestone of a bug to the current milestone when resolving a bug as
> FIXED, thereby saving LpSolit a job ;-) We could even provide a little
> library help to make common tasks easier, like providing the ability to
> register callbacks for events like "submitted bug change".
> Gerv
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