Open Bug 1455043 Opened 5 years ago Updated 4 months ago

Reader View does not execute javascript on refresh

Categories

(Toolkit :: Reader Mode, defect, P5)

59 Branch
defect

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(Reporter: jocodes, Unassigned)

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Details

(Keywords: testcase, Whiteboard: [reader-mode-readability-algorithm])

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:59.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/59.0
Build ID: 20180326160923

Steps to reproduce:

1. visit http://hi.eewe.us/read.html
2. Click on "Enter Reader View"
3. Hit F5


Actual results:

The page says "Hi Stranger,"


Expected results:

The page should say, "Hi You,"
Summary: reader does not execute javascript on refresh → Reader View does not execute javascript on refresh
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/61.0
20180418112600
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Has Regression Range: --- → irrelevant
Has STR: --- → yes
Component: Untriaged → Reader Mode
Ever confirmed: true
Keywords: testcase
OS: Unspecified → All
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Hardware: Unspecified → All
This is intentional (we just request the HTML via XHR and then run readability on it) and not fixable without significant rearchitecturing of how reader mode works. We could build a hack for the refresh case but I just don't really think it's worth it for this edgecase.
Priority: -- → P5
Whiteboard: [reader-mode-readability-algorithm]
Severity: normal → S3
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