Firefox/Planning/2014-10-08

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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
  • irc.mozilla.org #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)

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Schedule & Progress on Upcoming Releases (Lukas/Sylvestre/Lawrence)

  • Firefox 33 RC builds were all delayed. The last RC is Fennec, which should be ready today.
  • Firefox 33 release is next Tuesday!
  • Reminder that the next merge is Monday
  • We're extending the Firefox 37 Nightly / 36 Aurora / 35 Beta schedule by one week. Firefox 35 will release on Jan 13. Details in the release calendar.

Firefox Desktop & Platform (Javaun/Chad/Martin)

Current Releases

Beta (69)

Aurora (54)

Nightly (70)

UX (Madhava)

Firefox Mobile (Mark/Brad/Jenn)

Work In Progress

You can find more on upcoming feature plans in the[roadmap]

Uplifts from the past week

Beta (69)
  • Use correct background selector on tabs panel's menu button ( Bug 1054323 )
  • Default search engine probe recording null instead of "other" ( Bug 1058352 )
Aurora (54)
  • Switch to tab toast doesn't work in editing mode ( Bug 1038354 )
  • Eideticker regression in checkerboarding metric for cnn / imgur between Thurs Aug 7 and Fri Aug 8 ( Bug 1051134 )
  • APKs for previous versions of Nightly and Aurora stick around in Downloads ( Bug 1051654 )
  • Paste & Go attempts a Google search instead of recognizing a bookmark keyword ( Bug 1053994 )
  • crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Wifi:Enable was not registered at org.mozilla.gecko.EventDispatcher.unregisterListener(EventDispatcher.java) ( Bug 1063541 )
  • crash in java.lang.NullPointerException: at org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoApplication.onActivityResume$642b2292(GeckoApplication.java) ( Bug 1074189 )
  • [first run] icons surrounding the Firefox icon look tappable ( Bug 1074568 )
  • Dismiss start pane on touch ( Bug 1074570 )

Landings from the past week

Nightly (70)
  • Graphic buffer garbage shown ( Bug 1006797 )
  • Display does not turn off while playing audio ( Bug 1022669 )
  • Block about urls in guest mode ( Bug 1054035 )
  • [Roku] Move the Firefox Roku channel from private to beta ( Bug 1056039 )
  • Nightly Aurora Fennec l10n repacks not available ( Bug 1062880 )
  • Light-weight theme for 'Firefox Privacy Coach' ( Bug 1064867 )
  • Default FHR pref to 'off' in 'Firefox Privacy Coach' add-on ( Bug 1064951 )
  • Default MozStumbler pref to 'off' in 'Firefox Privacy Coach' add-on ( Bug 1064954 )
  • Low res drawables for devices used in the synced tabs panel ( Bug 1068051 )
  • Optional camera constraints broken by Bug 989094 (regression) ( Bug 1069437 )
  • apk file downloaded in Firefox cannot be opened from Android download manager ( Bug 1070099 )
  • crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: mimeType cant be null at android.app.DownloadManager.validateArgumentIsNonEmpty(DownloadManager.java) ( Bug 1070797 )
  • Regression: the default favicon icon looks too big on phones ( Bug 1073449 )
  • Fix resource dependency issues in new tablet UI (affects SDK9-only builds) ( Bug 1073474 )
  • Tapping on urlbar after performing search shows URL, not search term ( Bug 1073776 )
  • clicking a link that opens a in new tab while in private browsing opens a regular tab ( Bug 1073826 )
  • Wrong android:summary text to Settings Sync on Gingerbread devices ( Bug 1074204 )
  • [first run] icons surrounding the Firefox icon look tappable ( Bug 1074568 )
  • Autophone - webappstartup Throbber stop regression 2014-09-29 ( Bug 1074933 )
  • Initialize the search activity default engine pref with the user's default search engine ( Bug 1076351 )
  • Distribution thumbnails missing for pinned sites ( Bug 1076438 )

UX (Robin)

Developer Tools (Jeff/Rob/Dave)

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Feedback Summary (Cheng/Tyler/Matt)

Desktop

May have lost a few hours of feedback because of the PHX outage. Nothing crazy happened; we're in the low period of feedback between releases.

Mobile

Market Insights from the Market Strategy Team (Kev)

Kev apologizes again for the brevity. Your regularly scheduled updates will return next week.

Notes


User Experience Research (Bill)

  • Completed Sponsored Tiles user research.
  • Forget Button testing.
  • Hello cobrowsing user research starting.

Marketing, Press & Public Reaction (Arcadio)

Questions, Comments, FYI