debesten wrote:People would use IE7 alot more instead of firefox, do the adblock developpers want that But I would like to have it on IE7 since firefox doesn't run java VM.
Wladimir Palant wrote:Of course there are no such plans. Internet Explorer doesn't have a proper API for ad blocking like Gecko has, it doesn't even have an extension concept (note: binary plugins aren't extensions).
Wladimir Palant wrote:If you are using Internet Explorer (poor guy) the best you can get are local proxies to filter ads - like Ad Muncher or Proxomitron. Of course there is no UI integration whatsoever in this case.
Adblock is for firefox. Nothing to add.
prisoner881 wrote:Forgive my ignorance here for a minute, as I've never developed a browser plugin, but why doesn't a binary extension count as an extension?
prisoner881 wrote:Honestly, I've been testing IE7 through the betas and RC's. Have you? It's not bad.
Wladimir Palant wrote:PS: There is a very pragmatic reason why I wouldn't develop Adblock Plus for IE7 - I do not use this browser. Why should I invest a huge amount of time (and I really mean HUGE - since it would have nothing in common with Firefox' Adblock Plus and developing binary plugins is generally much more difficult) in something I don't need myself?
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