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Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 3:46 pm
by racoon
Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" seem not to have the same effect on the currently opened tab.

For example, go to https://watch.nba.com/game/20190509/TORPHI. When all scripts are blocked the "Game Recap" video does not play. If I click "Disable restrictions for this tab" it still does not play. However, if I click on "Disable restrictions globally" it does play.

I think there should be no difference in functionality for the current tab.

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 5:14 pm
by barbaz
racoon wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 3:46 pm
I think there should be no difference in functionality for the current tab.
You think correctly.

What version of NoScript are you using?

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:15 am
by racoon
Sorry for the slow reply. I am using version 10.6.1. It has been like that for a long time and affects several other pages as well.

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 6:53 am
by racoon
It might be that "Disable restrictions for this tab" does not deal properly with script that are later loaded on the tab. Here is another example:

https://www.tagesschau.de/europawahl/eu ... v-101.html

When the page is set to "Disable restrictions for this tab" it will reload and show that all restrictions are disabled. However, once I scroll down further scripts are loaded. These scripts are still restricted and a number for the restricted scripts appears in the NoScript symbol. But this seems to be inconsistent with the "Disable restrictions for this tab" choice.

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:57 pm
by racoon
Maybe someone can at least confirm the problem? ...

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:31 am
by musonius
racoon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:57 pm
Maybe someone can at least confirm the problem? ...
I can reproduce your problem with Firefox 67 and NoScript v10.6.3rc7.

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:01 pm
by therube
Do you need to be logged in to see, https://watch.nba.com/game/20190509/TORPHI ?

once I scroll down further scripts are loaded. These scripts are still restricted and a number for the restricted scripts appears in the NoScript symbol.
While the number does appear in the NoScript symbol, how do you know if the scripts actually loaded or not - regardless of what the symbol shows (which AFAIK is often wrong?)?

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:28 am
by racoon
musonius wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:31 am
racoon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:57 pm
Maybe someone can at least confirm the problem? ...
I can reproduce your problem with Firefox 67 and NoScript v10.6.3rc7.
Great, thanks!
therube wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:01 pm
Do you need to be logged in to see, https://watch.nba.com/game/20190509/TORPHI ?
No need to be logged in you might have to slightly scroll dows to see the recap video. It has to be started manually.
therube wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:01 pm
once I scroll down further scripts are loaded. These scripts are still restricted and a number for the restricted scripts appears in the NoScript symbol.
While the number does appear in the NoScript symbol, how do you know if the scripts actually loaded or not - regardless of what the symbol shows (which AFAIK is often wrong?)?
The only additional clue I have is that it does not work.

Re: Disable restrictions "for this tab" and "globally" work differently on "this tab"

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:05 pm
by therube
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/video-o ... 49185.html

A twitter video (https://twitter.com/ms_nette09/status/1 ... 9834218496, possibly other stuff too) fails to show up with only 'Disable restrictions for this tab".
(Allow Globally works.)