Drop jQuery in Tails verification extension
Everything that is done with jquery can be done in vanillaJS. I did not do that yet, but ideally, we’d do it at some point on some kind of budget line that we have outside of this grant. What
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#3 Updated by Anonymous 2018-11-12 13:50:26
The benefit of this is to ship one less library.
- extension will be lighter (in bytes)
- extension will be faster: because this code does not need to be injected in the user’s browser and we would rely on browser built-in JS
- we don’t have to update the library in the extension regularly: less maintenance work for us
I think there is clearly a benefit and it would require ~1 hour of work to make that happen.