Opening `about:reader` urls in webextensions

Bob Silverberg bsilverberg at mozilla.com
Mon Nov 27 12:49:01 UTC 2017


That's great news, Paul. Thanks for letting us know.

Bob

On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Paul Morris <paul at paulwmorris.com> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
>
> Just reporting back that the new Reader View apis worked well and my
> add-on is now migrated to WebExtensions:  https://addons.mozilla.org/en-
> US/firefox/addon/automatic-reader-view/
>
> Thanks,
> -Paul
>
> 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)?
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Paul Morris <paul at paulwmorris.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Any news on this bug?
>>
>> Allow the creation of tabs with about: URLs
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1371793
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/automatic-reader-view/
>>
>> (Sorry I didn't follow up on this sooner.  It just slipped off my radar.)
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Paul
>>
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