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curtisb, honza, steves, johnb, robc, ?

Upcoming/Recent events

  • Steve Souders mentioned the Velocity Conference in San Jose for June, calls for topics in the air.
    • attending so far, honza, robc
      • Honza to present 10 minute feature on Firebug
      • may have 30-45 minute workshop on website performance testing, robc and/or honza volunteered
    • tentative attendees, jresig, johnjbarton
  • honza attended FOSDEM last week

Firebug 1.3

  • 1.3.3b1 on release on AMO in a week or two
  • 2 problems, first with encodings other than UTF8, other with (net) spy
    • both fixed, issues on file
  • wait 2 days and release

Firebug 1.4

  • beta soon
  • few changes to port forward from 1.3 to 1.4
  • a13 finish prototype for new activation system. When complete, strip old activation code. Getting confusing - jjb
  • Hans Hillen to start implementing keybinding mechanism, to follow up on discussion group

Firebug 1.5

  • an old copy of 1.4, needs to be updated before work
  • UI changes, tab-strip location todo curtisb
  • export data from net panel, honza working with steves, and httpwatch for format
    • options include xml, html, json
    • html may be a strong contender since it's displayable easily


  • honza has solved the loading files from chrome problem
  • jjb came up with a mechanism to run a set of sequential steps to put the debugger into a testable state
  • currently has clipboard export support, need to work on console output - todo robc
  • sendKey method. Can it send, modifier keys? (doesn't look like)
  • multiple versions, multiple browsers, need to keep coverage minimized
    • stick with 1.3 on 3.0 for now
    • 1.4 on 3.1, possible 3.0
  • honza to investigate prototype of FireUnit in chromespace todo
    • packaged xpi?

Firebug lite

  • FireUnit for Firebug lite?
    • rewrite required
  • code guidelines
    • work on trunk according to azer
    • mike r to forward email to group / pedro
  • azer to release final versions on getfirebug
  • honza suggests fbug lite could use DOMPlate if wanted to re-use code
    • probably some significant effort to do, but likely possible


Activation UI

  • changes in new 1.4 alpha - try 'em out!
  • simple activation in 1.4 or 1.5?


  • jsd2 work can begin - jjb
  • bugzilla cleanup for 2.0-only problems.
  • chromebug in firefox 3.1 is opening 0-size windows
  • bug 465993 Blocks chromebug on FF3.1
    • todo need someone to install the test case and verify - robcee
  • new jsd tests: /fbug/chromebug/tests/
  • need someone to install this extension in an clean Firefox profile (no Firebug) and try it.
  • bug 379410 (jsdICompilationUnit) First work in progress patch. reworked the test case: fbug/chromebug/tests/
  • bug 449454 Work abandoned, Lower priority now since 379410 will do the work.
  • Bugs against jsd:

March of the Firebugs