Intent to Implement: Reader Mode APIs

Andrew McKay amckay at
Fri Aug 11 19:44:46 UTC 2017

That's not planned as part of this, could you file a bug with that
suggestion please?


On 11 August 2017 at 12:30, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin at> wrote:
> 11.08.2017, 16:32, "Bob Silverberg" <bsilverberg at>:
>> We plan to implement some WebExtension APIs to support reader mode in Firefox.
>> [...]
>> [1]
> Is it (planned to make it) possible to override reader-mode page to implement an entirely different reader-mode implementation? This could basically be an option in the extention’s manifest:
>         "chrome_url_overrides" : {
>                 "reader": "reader.htm"
>         },
> with the original webpage’s (subject to be read by user in reader mode) HTML code and embedded resources like images being available somehow, e.g. `browser.originalPage.document` could provide access to the original webpage’s document.
> Thanks.
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