Bookmark Annotations in WebExtensions

Eric H. Jung eric at ericjung.net
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 mozilla.com



On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 6:39 PM, Eric Bixby <ebixby at yahoo.com> 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 ericjung.net> wrote:
>
>> See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1225916, ht
>> tps://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1276819, and possibly
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1351897. 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 yahoo.com> 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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>>>
>>
>
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