[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 161418] Web Inspector: Can't edit JS resource

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Tue Aug 30 22:46:21 PDT 2016


--- Comment #6 from Nikita Vasilyev <nvasilyev at apple.com> ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > (In reply to comment #2)
> > > Users should only be able to edit local (file:///) JavaScript resources. I
> > > don't think we've ever been able to edit arbitrary JavaScript resources.
> > 
> > I think we should change that. Most decently sized websites aren't developed
> > using file scheme. Of the top of my head, there are two common use cases:
> > 
> > 1. Local development server running on http://localhost:1234 or
> > http://myapp.dev.
> > 2. Remote development server with locally mounted partition (via SSHFS).
> I agree that local development could benefit from this, but what would
> editing the resource do (will the new code written ever be executable)?
> How about editing a non-local resource?

Exactly the same thing as for local resource — just save it.
We currently don't re-execute JavaScript when saving.

> How do we even distinguish whether the
> resource is local?

I don't think it's possible. I want Command-S to always show a dialog to save a file, that's all.

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