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Today’s meeting leader is: bsilverberg

General Topics / Roundtable

  • Outreach / Student Project / Interns

    • We will be having a brainstorming/discussion time in Austin. Please think of ideas and bring them to the meeting

Friends of the Firefox team

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

Project Updates


Activity Stream

  • Uplifted a couple of critical patches to 58 (Pocket Personalization, and Indonesia newtab breakage)
  • The team is evolving their dev process from a GitHub centric approach for issue tracking to Bugzilla
  • We are experiencing some slow queries on our Redshift instance. We are aware of the issue and are working on a fix for later this week

Browser Architecture

Firefox Core Engineering

  • Audible only

Form Autofill

  • MVP

    • Improved the accuracy of identifying fields related to credit card expiration date.

    • Fixed an issue that the cached "searchString" in the autocomplete module isn't consistent with the actual value in the input element.

    • Heartbeat for credit card autofill is live.

  • V2

    • [L10N] Polished the layout of dialogs in Preferences

    • [Clear Button] Fixed an issue that the clear button remains after the populated fields are cleared.

    • [CA/DE Support] Imported CA/DE country metadata.

    • [CA/DE Support] Refactored country data lookup process.

    • [Section Support] Supported multiple sections.

    • [Section Support] Implemented the basic algorithm to identify sections when @autocomplete isn't specified.

    • QA has started to test V2 features.


  • If you use `git mozreview push`, then lint should run automatically against the files in your push.

    • You may need to run `./mach mercurial-setup` to pick up the latest version-control-tools.

  • Requiring the use of Services.jsm rather than .getService continues to roll out, all of toolkit/ & services/ now covered, browser/ is on its way.



Platform Audibles


Search and Navigation

Address Bar & Search



Sync / Firefox Accounts

  • No updates this week.

Test Pilot

Web Payments

  • Making progress on the dialog and use of Custom Elements for implementing the dialog and UI components within it
  • Continuing refinement on UX specs

This week I learned

Meeting Leader Rotation

Add your name below if you want to be in the rotation of leaders:

  • mconley
  • johannh
  • MattN
  • kitcambridge
  • jaws
  • bsilverberg
  • RyanVM - Are we meeting on the 19th? NO - Next meeting 16-Jan
  • mikedeboer
  • felipe
  • 6a68