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John J. Barton, Mike Collins, Darin Wright, Hans Hillen, Patrick Mueller

Issues for 1.6

  • Time for b1
  • Completion
    • TAB ? , (Seems ok) avoid flashing
    • CSS3 background text? maybe placeholder text? FF4 only?
    • TAB TAB to change focus
  • Accessibility Review
    • DONE TAB key to move to next field
    • new key shortcut mechanism proposed by Hillen, will create prototype
  • Concentrate on swarm
    • New Prototype: Swarms
    • DONE store test results to CouchDB (honza)
    • collect test list from extensions and run all
    • contact extension authors,

The Firebug Swarm

Firebug 1.7

  • Branch and attack debugger.js/fbs to get a plan for refactoring work.
  • Refactor to support Firebug Embedded:
    • Firebug in Firefox as jetpack
    • Firebug in Google Chrome more complete, more common code
  • Darin making progress on Firebug.Middle
  • Firefox proposal window.console
  • Standards may based on Web IDL or [JSON Schema]

1.6 on FF 4.0

Not discussed but saved for next week

Daily testing for Firebug + Firefox


  • Testing of backend: FBTest?
    • Darin
  • Listener client/server
    • Browser Tools Interface
  • Socket startup and shutdown issues.
  • Avoiding context transfer?
    • Leave all model info on server side
    • Client side has "presentation model" (cache of info needed for panels)
  • Accelerated 1.7 work to get Firebug for Fennec
    • Honza and Mike: Firebug to Firebug via CrossFire
    • TODO: Reverse relationship between TabWatcher and Firebug
    • TODO: Command line flags to init firebug from crossfile (module vs panels)
    • Test case for re-attach


updated March of the Firebugs