Bookmark Annotations in WebExtensions

Eric H. Jung eric at
Sun Jun 25 02:49:18 UTC 2017

Hi Eric,

You should make it known in the appropriate bug that your addon is affected
and/or blocked by this. Such statements do have an effect on priorities.

Eric Jung
erjung at

On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 6:39 PM, Eric Bixby <ebixby at> wrote:

> Thanks for the response.  I think you are correct that tags are identical
> to keywords.
> Basically the answer is "no, but maybe later".
> On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:48 PM, Eric H. Jung <eric at> wrote:
>> See, ht
>> tps://, and possibly
>> If those do not
>> cover annotations (I see tags and descriptions mentioned but not
>> annotations--are they the same as tags?), please open a new bug.
>> Eric
>> On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Eric Bixby <ebixby at> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to migrate the "auto-sort-bookmarks" add-on to
>>> WebExtensions.  However, I noticed that the WebExtensions API does not
>>> support the annotations feature.  Chrome bookmarks just have name/title and
>>> URL for bookmarks.  While Firefox bookmarks also have description and
>>> keywords.
>>> Does anyone know if Mozilla will add annotations to the WebExtensions
>>> API?
>>> Does that mean Mozilla will eventually remove annotations (description
>>> and keywords) from Firefox bookmarks to be consistent with the
>>> WebExtensions API?
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