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Planning Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - 11:00am PT, 18:00 UTC
  • Mountain View Offices: Warp Core Conference Room
  • Toronto Offices: Finch Conference Room
  • #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)

Video/Teleconference Details - NEW

  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 99696 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 99696 (US)
  • Vidyo Room: ProductCoordination
  • Vidyo Guest URL
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Actions from Last Week

Schedule & Progress on Upcoming Releases

Firefox Desktop

Current Releases

Beta (128)

  • FF23.0b6 Desktop shipped yesterday, b7 going to build tomorrow with new lion scrollbar fixes
    • reminder: for week 1, week6: one desktop+mobile beta per week. For week2-5: two desktop betas and one mobile beta per week.

Aurora (54)

Nightly (129)

Firefox Metro

  • Iteration #10 finished on Friday on July 12.
    • Team completed 75 story points across 30 features which resulted in an increased average team velocity of 57 story points per iteration.
    • Increase in average team velocity caused the Forecasted Date to Completion of Development to contract by 1 iteration to November 25.
    • QA achieved 100% coverage on the Iteration #1 - #9 regression testing.
  • Iteration #11 runs from July 15, 2013 - July 26, 2013

Full Query
ID Summary Priority Status
773817 Get talos tests running in Win8 Metro immersive mode -- RESOLVED
781002 Story - Apply metro styling to the context menu P2 RESOLVED
831910 Story - Use the Auto-Complete Screen P1 RESOLVED
831913 Story - Use the Firefox app bar in snapped view P2 VERIFIED
831924 [MP] Story - Access the tabs bar P1 VERIFIED
831942 Story - Initiate a file download and display the downloads app bar - Part I P2 RESOLVED
844642 Story - Telemetry opt in and out in Firefox Options P3 VERIFIED
845152 [MP] Story - NewUI - Access and dismiss the new Firefox app bar P1 VERIFIED
856264 Defect - if context menu visible, tapping and holding another link will not produce new context menu P3 RESOLVED
856712 Defect - HTTPS certificate Visit Site/Add permanent exception buttons are not working -- RESOLVED
867543 Change - Context app bar buttons should have labels P2 VERIFIED
869940 [MP] Story - Widget\WinRT Metro APZC - Part II: Development P1 RESOLVED
876033 Change - After undoing the deletion of tiles, the undeleted tiles should be selected P3 VERIFIED
879113 Defect - Start screen should handle error cases when missing favicons, thumbnails gracefully P1 VERIFIED
882504 Defect - Change sliding directions of toggle switch in Settings flyout P2 VERIFIED
886109 Defect - Occasionally while running tests the browser never paints P2 RESOLVED
886563 [MP] Story - Browser can display tab-modal, metro-styled prompts - Part I P1 VERIFIED
886942 [MP] Story - Initiate a file download and display the downloads app bar - Part II P2 RESOLVED
888236 Defect - Crash in nsIFrame::GetNearestWidget P1 VERIFIED
890148 Defect - "Find Bar" transition sluggish/slow P2 VERIFIED
890529 Change - Improve variables and localization comment for crashprompt.messagebody P2 RESOLVED
890897 Defect - Overlay scrollbars trigger continual repaints on metro start page and P2 VERIFIED
891656 Defect - wallpaper solution - navigation app bar icons cut off P2 RESOLVED
892425 Defect - Layout in grid with bookmarks changes after navigation, also displays scrollbars P2 VERIFIED
892632 Defect - History tiles don't show colors on the ribbon P2 VERIFIED
892705 Change - Move findbar on visually top of urlbar, clean up naming P2 VERIFIED
892759 Change - Add tests for findbar P3 RESOLVED
894949 Defect - Plural form strings are excessively complex for both devs and translators P2 RESOLVED

28 Total; 0 Open (0%); 13 Resolved (46.43%); 15 Verified (53.57%);

Firefox Mobile

Current Releases

Beta (128)

Aurora (54)

Nightly (129)

  • We are getting super close to turning SkiaGL ON for Android (one last bug)
  • Guest Mode has a WIP patch (bug 871863) and a nice design on the project page
  • First part of the Search/Add-on work for Settings landed (bug 892094). It moves the basic Search Engine list into the Settings.

Developer Tools

Feedback Summary



UX & User Research

no update; madhava unable to attend

Market Insights from the Product Marketing Strategy Team


  • Google scheduled an Android event on the 24th of July. Called "breakfast with Sundar Pichai", it is rumoured to reveal the Motorola device and / or an update to Android.

  • Chrome beta for Android now features WebRTC.

  • Google is de-emphasizing support for offline in the new Google Maps version, while Dropbox is emphasizing it and making offline access part of its focus.

Marketing, Press & Public Reaction


"It has been found that when compared to Mozilla Firefox users, Google Chrome users are more likely to proceed to said website in spite of being warned that it could be dangerous for their computer." - Tyler Lee, Ubergizmo

Questions, Comments, FYI

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