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Firefox Status: 2013-01-15

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

Round Table

  • Q1 goals
  • firefox-dev mailing list

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?
  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?

Please keep your update to under 2 minutes!


Past week:

  • Safe and easy version of bug 824265 – Empty download view should show that there are no downloads in the list
  • Feedback on bug 662819 – Track “Application Reputation” for protection against socially engineered malware attacks and malicious executable downloads

Next week:



Reviews & Feedback:

On the radar:

  • Reviews & Feedback (bug 566746, bug 825591)
  • Snappy: bug 830423 – Avoid repeated execution of expensive daysOfHistory query
  • Reduce assigned bugs list: about:home storage refactoring, Places random failures, Australis star button


  • Bug 566746, remove some setTimeouts from asynchronous form history tests
  • Bug 824260, improve code and investigate a leak
  • Bug 685191, don’t send duplicate DOMMenuItemActive events, checked in
  • Write up some info about focus


Last week:

  • bug 583175 – security delay for geolocation prompt – review
  • bug 818675 – share panel for social – almost done reviewing (feedback) the patch
  • bug 821262 – Reading through patch on this bug (Refactor
  • bug 565388 – Writing needinfo with use cases for this bug request
  • bug 779754 – Fixed an intermittent orange that has been climbing in frequency in the pat months
  • Also helped in an informal Firefox OS app day that some folks from university organized

This week:

  • Finish review for bug 818675, and what else comes for social
  • Pick up some social bugs
  • Review bug 759782 – Move session history initialization to its own JSM
  • Review bug 712763 – Keep original window order when restoring a session
  • Pick up bug 799433 – work on Removal of PageThumbsCache causes Firefox to keep loading ‘about:newtab’ forever after removing page history


  • Transitioning back to the desktop team after B2G v1.0 \o/
  • Picked up some new tab page bugs again
  • Will pick up some session store bugs and reviews


  • reviews, reviews, reviews
  • Goals w/gavin
  • workweek logistics
  • intern stuff


Last week:

  • Downloads Panel
    • Finally fixed the focusring bug. (bug 819428
    • Fixed some styling and polish issues (bug 828302, bug 827015, bug 830323
    • Landed bug to put Downloads button into nav bar by default: bug 825852. This re-enables the downloads panel for folks who disabled it during our testing phase.
  • Australis tabs
    • OSX
      • Put a patch up for bug 647216 that allows us to get click events in the OSX titlebar, even with lightweight themes applied. Waiting on reviews.
      • Put a patch up for bug 625989 that makes Firefox draw in the titlebar by default on OSX (necessary for tabs in titlebar). Waiting on feedback / reviews.
    • Windows
      • Patch is up for bug 813802 that puts the menu in the titlebar for restored windows. Waiting on review.
    • Linux
      • Started gnomestripe port – nothing to show yet that isn’t horribly broken.

This week:

  • Australis tabs
    • Windows & OSX
      • Push harder to get my bugs landed, or at least reviewed.
    • Linux
      • Get a screenshot of something non-broken up into the bug for the gnomestripe port (bug 823176
  • Downloads panel
    • A few blockers remain – I’ll be picking up some where I can.


  • Just some review requests – see above.


Last week

  • Glass on Win8
  • Australis LWT bug
  • Doorhanger security delay
  • Last-minute Gaia testing
  • Social patch review

This week

  • Ill Monday and probably today too
  • Wrap up stuff started last week


Last week:

This week:

  • Need to rebase patch for bug 573329 on top of bug 825852 since they both touch migration code
  • Need to review some patches that have been sitting in my review queue too long 🙁
  • Getting up to speed with the panel/customization UI


  • None

Side note:



  • Fixed
    • bug 811469 – Indicator progress bar gradient leaks into border
  • To be reviewed
    • bug 829843 – “Name this tab group” in panorama overlaps the edit icon
  • In progress
    • bug 824110 – PopupNotification dismissal should restore focus to content
    • bug 826605 – Remove GPSDGeolocationProvider.js (was landed, broke a test)
    • bug 827084 – window.alert() and confirm() won’t work in new window
  • Todo
    • bug 816254 – Add logging to Downloads Panel
    • bug 817947 – Move a background unloaded tab to New Window fails
    • bug 817959 – After move a background unloaded tab to New Window, content does not load


This Week:

  • focus on fb bugs with draft patches and information for ux review/feedback
  • bug 821262 – take over for mark while he’s away (Refactor
  • land a few social bugs that got r+
  • revisit/investigation social/webrtc related bugs (fullscreen chat, permissions panels)

UX Updates


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