h2g2bob

À propos de moi

Information développeur
Nom h2g2bob
Page d'accueil http://dbatley.com
Utilisateur depuis March 5, 2007
Nombre de modules développés 1 module
Moyenne des notes des modules du développeur Noté 4 sur 5 étoiles

Modules que j'ai créés

UnPlug

UnPlug is an extension which lets you save video and audio which is embedded on a webpage - it's a video download tool.

Noté 4 sur 5 étoiles (232)
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Mes critiques

Certificate Patrol

Noté 4 sur 5 étoiles

This is an extension worth installing: it recognizes when the ssl/tls certificate of a site has changed, and will give warnings if this change looks suspicious.

From reading the source code, there are no surprises. It compares hashes from ssl/tls certs to hashes it has seen in the past. This means it will keep a list of https sites you have visited (including those visited while in private browsing mode), but this will stay on your computer and not be sent elsewhere.

The code quality is acceptable, but not excellent. For example, the code does not use braces around one-line if-statements, uses inconsistent indentation and one if...elseif really looks like it needs a final else statement.

The main logic for detecting if a certificate change is classed as "suspicious" is not commented and is difficult to follow. For example, time limits are coded in (billions of) milliseconds instead of human-readable days, and no explanation is given to the choice of these values or how they relate to real-world problems they want to warn about.

That said, I would still recommend installing as it does provide warning about many possible ssl/tls attacks.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.8.1). 

Google SSL Search

Noté 5 sur 5 étoiles

Works great. Does exactly what it says on the tin - both search and suggested terms go over https. My only improvement suggestion would be to add a padlock to the icon/thumbnail to make it easier to distinguish from regular Google search.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (20100521).