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Mozilla Platform Meeting Minutes: 2011-11-08

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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays – 11:00 am Pacific
  • Warp Core Vidyo Room
  • 650-903-0800 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • join #planning for back channel

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Notices / Schedule

  • Firefox 8 was just released!
  • Firefox 3.6.24 is being released right now
  • mozilla-aurora and mozilla-beta are closed while Christian finishes up the migrations

Firefox Development

  • DOM fullscreen API (including Firefox front-end support) enabled on trunk (bug 700151)
  • zpao and dietrich have patches that help reduce hangs caused by sessionstore state serialization (bug 698565)
  • “Set up Sync” and “Add a device” links added to about:home (bug 675821)
  • Silent Update
    • Removal of OS security dialog for Windows could not land before the cut over. We’re discussing whether to include this feature in Firefox 10.
    • A number of changes have landed for Add-ons Default to Compatible. Still on track for Firefox 10.
    • Background updates implementation almost complete, working on more automated tests.

Firefox Developer Tools

  • Landings this week:
    • Style Inspector UI refresh and perf improvements
    • CSS Rule View
    • Style Sidebar
    • Scratchpad session restore
    • console.time/timeEnd





  • readability (font size inflation, bug 627842) close but not landed yet (close to addressing review comments and test failures; still need to check performance test results)


  • Fullscreen API enabled for FF10! (cpearce)



  • IndexedDB coming along great. Over half of outstanding bugs fixed
  • File support is nearing done, but needs review
  • Camera for desktop needs build-love on windows
  • Battery landed


  • Changing the UA String on mobile. Please see the platform newsgroup [1].



  • Making progress on p0/p1/p2. Working toward test day on Friday.
  • Landing plan and roadmap being worked on. Should have it for general review this week.
  • planning to land async panning and zooming patches today (“pcwalton’s patch queue”). There will be regressions from this that we need to work through
  • working on the privacy and security review for the places replacement system on android.



  • As discussed last week, e10s has been put on hold to focus on other responsiveness projects with shorter timelines. [2]

Tree Management

  • OSX test machine updates
    • Rev4 Lion (10.7) test machines in production, and un-hidden in most places
    • Will be shutting off Rev3 OSX machines soon bug 683734
    • If you notice any test failures specific to the Rev4 machines, please let releng/jhford know!
  • New high-water mark yesterday: 23,822 test jobs yesterday.


Date / Time

Wed Oct 09 / 13:00 PST

Navigation Timing API
Thu Nov 10 / 10:00 PST

bug 661877 Enable storing files in IndexedDB
Fri Nov 11 / 10:00 PST

Android System Storage

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details
* IRC Channel: #security
* Etherpad:
* Dial-in Info:
** In office or soft phone: extension 92
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369
** Conference num 624

SecTeam Conferences

Stability Report


  • Bugs we are tracking
    • Watching many 3rd party issues
    • bug 699776 – Trusteer Rapport – appearing across all versions.
    • bug 699781 – skypeffcomponent.dll@0x87107 – new Skype signature appeared Nov 3rd, 2011. Now the top crashers > 2000 daily on 7.0.1.
    • bug 700369 – Internet Download Manager
    • bug 700371 – Free Download manager
  • Regressions
    • bug 700288 – crash in mozilla::gfx::BaseRect – something new that appeared on b6, not in super high volume but a new regression.
    • Nightly regressions with js debugger bug 700311 and bug 700302
    • bug 700364 Spike in flash issues with Affecting Win XP users and was served as an automatic update to users running the version.
    • bug 700732 Small volume crash in mozilla::layers::SurfaceToTexture
  • Component Report Bugs Filed:
    • bug 700493 Firefox Crash @ @0x0 | nsXULPrototypeCache::HasData(nsIURI*, int*) ] (Correlated to Yandex Bar)
    • bug 700487 Firefox Crash @ js::gc::MarkAtomRange



  • Since this call began, we have also shipped 3.6.24!

REMEMBER: This is the last call for the 8605 conference line. As of next week, use the vidyo dial in listed in the notes

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