Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Oct 2010 21:23 UTC, submitted by addoula
Opera Software Opera Extensions have been confirmed as a feature of Opera 11. "Extensions in Opera is a way for you to easily add new functionality to your Opera browser experience. Developers can easily create extensions using open standards (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript) and supported APIs. Extensions will be based on the W3C Widget specifications and this is being considered for an Open Standard effort."
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"Open Standard effort"
by Almafeta on Fri 15th Oct 2010 05:14 UTC
Almafeta
Member since:
2007-02-22

"Extensions will be based on the W3C Widget specifications and this is being considered for an Open Standard effort."

Translation: "We have created a special snowflake that is best suited for promoting Opera, not functionality in general. We want the leverage to impose our special snowflake on others so our implementation can seem superior to other companies playing catch-up."

Same song, new cover.

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RE: "Open Standard effort"
by UltraZelda64 on Fri 15th Oct 2010 07:49 in reply to ""Open Standard effort""
UltraZelda64 Member since:
2006-12-05

Well I don't fully understand the details of the Opera implementation myself (or Mozilla's, or Chrome's--I'm not a developer), and I don't care as long as this makes way for two things. AdBlock Plus and NoScript. I can't browse the Web without them. Opera's current implementation of "content blocking" is a joke to get around blatantly pissing off advertising companies, and for scripts, it's all or nothing. Opera already has so much functionality it barely needs any more--these are, IMO, the only two glaring omissions.

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RE[2]: "Open Standard effort"
by flynn on Fri 15th Oct 2010 16:25 in reply to "RE: "Open Standard effort""
flynn Member since:
2009-03-19

for scripts, it's all or nothing.

Opera does have per site content management, including enabling and disabling javascript. If you want you can disable javascript globally and enable it for particular sites.

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