Opening `about:reader` urls in webextensions
paul at paulwmorris.com
Sun Nov 26 20:00:34 UTC 2017
Just reporting back that the new Reader View apis worked well and my
add-on is now migrated to WebExtensions:
On 09/28/2017 09:22 AM, Bob Silverberg wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> That bug is unfortunately still in security review, but we have added
> a method to the tabs API called toggleReaderMode which will place a
> tab into reader mode. That will land in 58.
> Can you use that for your use case(s)?
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Paul Morris <paul at paulwmorris.com
> <mailto:paul at paulwmorris.com>> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Any news on this bug?
> Allow the creation of tabs with about: URLs
> My add-on "Automatic Reader View" can't make the full transition
> to WebExtensions without being able to open about:reader urls.
> Currently it's a hybrid add-on.
> (Sorry I didn't follow up on this sooner. It just slipped off my
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