Frequently asked questions.
Yes, it is; as secure as it can possibly be.
All of the text processing that Readable does is actually done in your own browser; not one piece of text gets sent anywhere else.
No connection whatsoever — other than the fact that both applications aim to make reading on the web easier.
The two share no source code, and they go about achieving their stated goal in very different ways.
Legally, Readable's source is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.
No, you can't. The explanation for why you can't is long and rather complicated; but it boils down to this: browser security restrictions.
And, yes, I could side-step those security restrictions by hosting the Readable generated page on my own URL; but I don't want to do that — basically, because it would be tantamount to stealing content from the original site.
Yes, it does. Most times, Readable will automatically detect RTL languages and set text properly. On the other hand, when Readable only suspects that RTL might be needed, you can activate it manually, via an option in the menu.
No, unfortunately it does not. If you're using the NoScript extension, you're going to have to "Temporarily Allow" scripts on each page where you want to use Readable.
Yes, you can; and thank you very much. Donations are handled through PayPal. Just click the button: