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Firefox Status: 2013-07-23

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm

General Topics

  • Book workweek travel
  • Prefer fx-team integration branch for our pushes

Friends of the Firefox team

Give a shoutout/thanks to people for helping fix and test bugs.

Project Updates


  • Lessened the WinXP tpaint regression by about 2.5ms, which puts us still around an 11% regression. mconley was able to see a great improvement when switching from a for-of loop to a vanilla for loop.
  • Additionally, there’s a nice win coming for Windows from the work mstange, MattN and Gijs have been doing in bug 894099
  • Bookmarks widget functionality patch complete, pending r=mconley, working on styling

Downloads API

Work on the assigned bugs is continuing.

  • Felipe posted first patch iteration on bug 852482 – Add methods to execute actions on completed downloads.
  • Paolo posted test updates and first patch on bug 836437 – Add the ability to resume a download from where it stopped.
    • Landing dependency bug 896179 – Crash in BackgroundFileSaver when append is enabled and hashing is disabled.


  • Close to landing Promise.jsm patches.
  • Working on a prototype and discussing e10s approaches.
  • Session Data Cache for tabs should land soon.
  • Working on moving more I/O logic to the worker.

Places API asyncification

  • Some good progress on the new transactions API (Bug 891303). Pending initial review now.
  • Now working on switching the transactions to use GUIDs so that we don’t need to break the API once again later.
  • Bug 894331 and Bug 890203 are major blockers for landing this feature, and in fact, for most further work on asyncifiying places client code.
  • Raymond figured the random orange in bug 818593 – Add file size to bookmarks restore UI, pending review mak

Social API

  • current work is tracked in meta bug 889427
    • ability to have multiple provider buttons with notifications
    • customizability
    • chats from multiple providers
    • social bookmarking functionality
  • focused on features needed by multiple providers we’re working with
  • talkilla support for their partner functionality
  • messaging around fx23 will be developer and share focused


  • e10s team in Toronto this week for a hackfest
  • Identifying dogfooding bugs and working on them
  • Work in progress in various fronts (focus, find bar, favicons, etc)
  • more details next week

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 1 minute!


(gavin’s Status Board)


(paolo’s Status Board)


(marco’s Status Board)


(Neil’s Status Board)


(felipe’s Status Board)


(Mano’s Status Board)


(Tim’s Status Board)


(Drew’s Status Board)


(Mark’s Status Board)


(Steven’s Status Board)


(dolske’s Status Board)


(Mike’s Status Board)


(Mike’s Status Board)


(gijs’ Status Board)


(Blair’s Status Board)


(MattN’s Status Board)


(jaws’s Status Board)


(mixedpuppy’s Status Board)


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  • Dial-in: conference# 91337
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  • “Firefox” Vidyo Room

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