chacham Author

Cool. Thank you for the advice. I used it in my rather mediocre, but effective woot script.


Why does the script not us the default parameter?

var uname = GM_getValue("showMineUname");
  if (!uname) uname = "";

The forums have tabs, usually three in each forum, and that appears on the left side on the top of the table that lists the thread. (Boy, that sounds more complicated than it is.) On the left side, the number appears.

Ooh, option 1 looks interesting. Well, it's GM specific, even though domain specific would sound nicer. Anyway, i think i'm going to try this. It ought to be easy. Thanx!


Woot's forums has an envelope on the right end of the tab line to show how many private messages have been received. For example, here's a snippet showing my 53:

<li id="ContentPlaceHolderPrimaryContent_ForumTabView_ForumGroupRepeater_PrivateMessageLink_0" class="privateMessageLink">
  <a href="User/PrivateMessages/" id="ContentPlaceHolderPrimaryContent_ForumTabView_ForumGroupRepeater_A1_0" title="Private Messages">Private Messages<span class="pmCount">53</span></a>
</li>

If a new message arrives, it just incs the number, and the user has to figure out it changed. I guess they assume we're normal and actually erase old messages that are no longer required. Silly them.

I would like to note the change by either colorizing it otherwise (until it is clicked or whatever). Perhaps even the same for the quality posts number next to the username. But that would require saving data between sessions.

What might be a good approach here? Or is anyone else interested in this (or even writing this)?



The google cache had a little more. I searched for the script's page, and chose "Cached" from the drop down. I retrieved the second to last version. Interestingly, it had the code cached too.


@Marti

Thank yu for the site, the maintenance, and the updates!

The about page on one of my scripts (the only one that has one) is an older version. Is there any hope for those?


1.6.6 Doesn't seem to be working. The console is on the side, but its not blocking. :(


Re: @Marti:

@Marti

Where do you get that URL from? I would like to add it to my scripts. Sounds like something that could be added automagically.