Wladimir Palant wrote:...we would need some generic way of sending off a message to the filter subscription author. One option that I see: the filter subscription should include a comment pointing to the address of the contact script. Adblock Plus will then load that address with some parameters (parameter names have to be fixed, same parameter names will be used for all filter subscriptions).
Wladimir Palant wrote:If the user has multiple enabled subscriptions with contact option he should be able to choose which ones he sends the message to.
Wladimir Palant wrote:an automated forum post would be another
feedback to a newsgroup
Gustronico wrote:Nevertheless, an anonymous forum post is a better option.
Wladimir Palant wrote:What if the user selects "blocking too much" but no filters from subscriptions are applied on that page? Do we disallow selecting this option in that case? Then we don't need to notify authors of all his subscriptions, it's enough to notify the ones who have filters matching on the page.
Wladimir Palant wrote:How do we anonymize the addresses we send out? Mozilla removes the query part entirely but for us it might be relevant. Maybe removing only parameter values like "https://adblockplus.org/forum/posting.php?mode=*****&f=*&t=****" is sufficient?
Wladimir Palant wrote:How would you recognize duplicates automatically? I don't think that's possible.
Wladimir Palant wrote:Adblock Plus really shouldn't do more than give all data to that script, it will not post to forums itself (already because I don't want to fight spam protection).
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