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Will WebExtension's current post-document-load model (e.g. Vimium) be the only mechanism for accessing vim-like functionality?

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Vimium appears to be the only usable solution to using vim-like keybindings to access browser functionality post transition to WebExtensions. Vimium requires a tab to fully load before keybindings become accessible. This is tolerable for link-following as the links need to load before the browser can be instructed to follow one. For tab manipulation however this is an unacceptable model. Is there a more appropriate WebExtensions API to use for e.g. binding `h` and `l` to switch to previous and next tabs without requiring the current document to load first?

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Hello, for now yes this is the case. More APIs will be added in time however. Documentation for WebExtensions: