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Adding dyslexic friendly fonts to Firefox Reader Mode?

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I'm not sure where to ask, but I'll start here and will follow up anywhere else that this may need to be moved to. I noticed Reader Mode which is an amazing feature of Firefox only supports two font options: Serif and Sans-Serif. It would be great for people who are dyslexic to have open sourced dyslexic friendly fonts as options for the Reader Mode fonts.

The reason being: Reader Mode could be used to enhance the web experience. I sometimes use Reader Mode in already hard to parse through websites (ad infested sites, with anti adblocker features) and some sites don't account for those who have dyslexia. Reader Mode can bridge the gap for these people and others who might wind up on legacy / really old websites that wont be updated (thinking of Space Jam).

One candidate would be OpenDyslexic:

https://opendyslexic.org/

I'm not sure where to ask, but I'll start here and will follow up anywhere else that this may need to be moved to. I noticed Reader Mode which is an amazing feature of Firefox only supports two font options: Serif and Sans-Serif. It would be great for people who are dyslexic to have open sourced dyslexic friendly fonts as options for the Reader Mode fonts. The reason being: Reader Mode could be used to enhance the web experience. I sometimes use Reader Mode in already hard to parse through websites (ad infested sites, with anti adblocker features) and some sites don't account for those who have dyslexia. Reader Mode can bridge the gap for these people and others who might wind up on legacy / really old websites that wont be updated (thinking of Space Jam). One candidate would be OpenDyslexic: https://opendyslexic.org/

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Is this not covered by https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1259368

[Edit] removed tailing `?` character from link to redirect to correct issue number.

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Is this not covered by https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1259368

[Edit] removed tailing `?` character from link to redirect to correct issue number.

Is this not covered by https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1259368 [Edit] removed tailing `?` character from link to redirect to correct issue number.

Modified by Patrick

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See also this extension. *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/reader/
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