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General Topics

  • Tracking bugs for Firefox releases as a way to signal that a bug should be prioritized for that release.

Friends of the Firefox team

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

  • billm for fixing error reporting in bug 899812. <3 (ttaubert)
  • A belated thank you to Gijs for taking a 1 hour train to show a stranded UX designer around Amsterdam! (We were even wearing the same shirt. how nerdy is that?
  • mconley continues to hound ibarlow for a badge icon...

Project Updates


  • Matt, Jared, Gijs and Mike Conley continue to hammer on performance. We're *so close*. ~3.2% tpaint and 1.5-3% ts_paint regressions for XP
  • Mike de Boer's been dropping an elbow on P1 and P2 bugs
  • Marco finished the initial styling work on the Bookmarks widget

Downloads API



  • Steven restored important telemetry measurements that got lost when moving the I/O code to a worker.
  • Steven posted a patch to open multiple tabs at once to speed up session restore at startup, landed patch for telemetry.
  • David is working on improving sessionstore communication, removing private tabs from the state.
  • Work on e10s in continuing, blocked by rewriting the current cookie collection methods.
  • We landed a patch that fixes blank new windows and prevents about:home from loading when we restore a session (bug 893061).
  • Landed two patches that remove a whole chunk of sessionstore code \o/ (bug 898755 and bug 898775).

Places API asyncification

Social API

  • making progress on patches for Fx26. Fx25 skipped (was unrealistic)
  • shane in SF for W3C Social Workshop


UX Updates


  • Ethnographic user research trip in Southeast Asia
    • 8/18 - 8/28 in Thailand (Bangkok & Chiang Mai) with Gemma, Larissa, Zhenshuo, and Yuan
    • 9/3 - 9/12 in Indonesia (Jakarta & Bandung) with Bill, Gavin, Holly, Bram
    • We're recruiting 6 participants in each city for a total of 24 participants
    • We'll be doing 2-hr home/office visits, and the participants will also be completing a diary study prior to the interviews


  • More traveling coming up :(
    • In Bangkok and Chiang Mai from 8/17 - 8/26 for user research
    • In Toronto 8/26 - 8/30
  • Getting ready to post an updated proposal to firefox-dev about notification doorhangers for CtP and Mixed Content

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?
  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?

Please keep your update to under 1 minute!


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