Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 7th July 2007

WS-* is North Korea and REST is South Korea. While REST will go on to become an economic powerhouse with steadily increasing standards of living for all its citizens, WS-* is doomed to sixty years of starvation, poverty, tyranny, and defections until it eventually collapses from its own fundamental inadequacies and is absorbed into the more sensible policies of its neighbor to the South.

Elliotte Rusty Harold

# 9:40 am / elliotte-rusty-harold, korea, northkorea, rest, southkorea, web-services, ws-star

Anyone who recently downloaded GreaseMonkey scripts from should check their scripts. I haven’t confirmed this, but this Jyte claim suggests that was hacked and cookie stealing code inserted in to some of the scripts. UPDATE: Not hacked; just bad scripts submitted through the regular process.

# 10:43 pm / greasemonkey, jyte, security, userscripts

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