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Item8375: plugin overloads the global JS object, breaking other plugins

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Priority: Urgent
Current State: New
Released In: n/a
Target Release:
Applies To: Extension
Component: JSPopupPlugin
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Reported By: Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
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Last Change By: AndrewJones
This plugin overloads the global JS object (with json.js), which is bad practice and causes issues with other extensions that use JavaScript.

See Item2345 (DpSyntaxHighlighterPlugin) and Support.Question340 (EditChapterPlugin).

If it only uses json.js to parse JSON, then it could use JQuery instead.

-- AndrewJones - 23 Dec 2009

ToolTipPlugin doesn't work with this plugin either. Given the number of bad interactions caused by this plugin, it's unusable in our installation.

-- TimHeilig - 25 Jun 2010

if i enable JSPopupPlugin the TinyMCEPlugin stops working in Internet Explorer 6/7/8

Error:"*.js is undefined"

(Firefox is not affected)

-- MarcusPockrandt - 25 Aug 2010

Disabling JSPopupPlugin eliminated several problems on an installation of Foswiki 1.0.9 including:
  • ImageGalleryPlugin's lightbox frontend did not work (clicking on a thumbnail loaded the image instead of a lightbox overlay).
  • Using JQuery's .attr('disabled', 'disabled') on a set of form inputs threw an error (in firebug).
  • Submitting a form asynchronously via jQuery Form Plugin threw an "uncaught exception" at location "JS frame :: http://wiki/pub/System/JSPopupPlugin/json.js :: anonymous :: line 72" (reported by firebug).

-- JaysonLoewen - 27 Oct 2010
 

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Summary plugin overloads the global JS object, breaking other plugins
ReportedBy Foswiki:Main.AndrewJones
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AppliesTo Extension
Component JSPopupPlugin
Priority Urgent
CurrentState New
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ReleasedIn n/a
Topic revision: r5 - 06 Dec 2010, AndrewJones - This page was cached on 27 May 2018 - 05:23.

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