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johnj, robc, honza, mikec

Upcoming/Recent events

  • 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

Firebug 1.3

  • 1.3.3b4 on release on AMO in a few days
    • on AMO DONE
  • fixed problems
    • response body was removed from the body if an abort sent

Firebug 1.4

  • beta soon
  • jjb fixed tabwatcher and some associated things to with activation
  • another week or so of work on activation UI, followed by:
    • code for page switching
    • cleanup activation code
    • test cases to verify page switching activation/deactivation todo
      • jjb has a better idea how to create these
    • disabled page UI (honza)
  • curtis' UI changes may be ready to go with this release, awaiting blog post and feedback
    • barring extremely negative feedback, to try and include in 1.4
    • looking like friday of this week for checkin todo
  • few changes to port forward from 1.3 to 1.4
  • Hans Hillen to start implementing keybinding mechanism, to follow up on discussion group
  • kpdecker's new search implementation requires new UI todo
    • strip out current implementation

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