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Re: Firefox extension: TorButton

> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 07:00:39PM -0500, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> I poked at torbutton a bit with my Firefox 1.0.x on Debian Sarge, and
>> I couldn't get it to install. Perhaps I did something wrong or perhaps
>> it is not easily compatible that far back.
> It is probably a problem with the extension.  There were some major
> changes to
> the extension architecture in Firefox 1.5, so I guess I need to find a
> copy of
> 1.0 and fiddle with it.
>> Trying to be smarter than the users will make them sad. I think the
>> best plan is to leave this setting alone.
> Do you think it would be worth it to add the proxy exclusion list to the
> statusbar panel?  For example, "Tor Enabled, except for: localhost,
> At that point, I'd need a whole toolbar to avoid hogging all their
> statusbar
> space.  (My thought is that a dishonest person could put something in the
> exclusion list and the user would never notice because the status would
> still
> say tor enabled... but if they could do that, I suppose they could also
> just
> swap Torbutton for an extension that says it is always enabled, so perhaps
> there is no value in wasting the extra screen space.)
> --Scott

Can't you just change the status to 'Tor disabled for this page' if you
visit an address in the exclusion list ?