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Firefox 3 Meeting

Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S - <script> conference room
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • #granparadiso for backchannel

PRD Status Update

Work in progress

  • Web-based protocol/content-handling (dmose)
    • protocol handling (mailto:, news:, callto:, tell:) going well, should have basic UI (pop up asking how to handle, can point to web apps) in for M7
    • content handling at risk for release
  • Microformats (mkaply)
    • Still looking for any feedback on the code [bug 384186]
      • action: sayrer to give it a look-see for M7
    • Where should the code go if it is needed for tbird and ffox?
      • action: beltzner to ask mscott and calendar peers
    • Not on call today - vacation
  • Places (Places team)
    • 41 M7 blockers, however we're re-prioritizing for UI-freeze, so this will change soon.
    • UI Plan - list of changes and the associated bugs
    • Building Firefox with --disable-places will soon be unsupported, --disable-places-bookmarks support will be removed as well (bug 386392)
  • Download Manager (sdwilsh)
  • Password Manager (dolske)
  • UI change to switch from a "remember password?" popup to a notification bar to get crammed in this week.
  • Addons Manager (Rob Strong, Mossop, mwu)
    • ADD-003e planned for M7 Plugins enable/disable and blocklisting frontend work waiting for review. Backend pieces already checked in.
    • ADD-002a (same as ADD-002b) planned for M7
    • ADD-001a and ADD-001b (same as ADD-001c) should land for M7 but dependent on getting buy-in from security for redesign
    • ADD-003j needs implementation review
    • ADD-003g implementation is still under discussion
      • Mossop and beltzner came up with a plan this morning
    • ADD-003a needs bug 347585 implemented
      • action: beltzner to figure out course of action
  • Identity UI (johnath)
    • mconnor/beltzner to review soonish
    • want to turn it on for M7, even if it's using faked data as we don't have EV detection
    • johnath/mconnor tracking against NSS dependencies
  • Distribution Reqs
  • User Experience
    • Visual Refresh Makeover!
      • yet more fail this week, hoping to have time for this soon
    • Tabbed Browsing
      • examining Dao's ctrl-tab and vlad's better tab overflow solutions

Security Review

  • Need to come up with schedule and process [Action Item: Window]
  • Suggested order for review
    • Password Manager
    • Places
    • Web Content Handlers, Microformats & RSS
    • Add-Ons
    • Offline Apps
    • Cross-domain XMLHttpRequest
    • Distribution/Customization
    • ContentEditable
    • Private Browsing
    • Malware Protection
  • Uncertain:
    • Quartz NPAPI?
    • Breakpad?
    • Download Manager?
    • Firebug?
    • Linking Content/Chrome Frame Trees?
    • IAccessible2?
    • Site-Specific Prefs?

Release Notes


  • Proposed Schedule
  • Current BMO report for M7 blockers
  • Reviewed Fx 3 noms & blockers [in progress - Monday 11:00 PST, Thu 1:00 PST - Conf #249]

QA Status/Topics

  • Feature Test plans are being created and sent out for review
  • Section on regression cases to be added:
    • Preliminary Major Update Test planning (Fx2->Fx3)
    • Sites to preserve Web Applicability:
      • Banking, Plugins, Security sites
    • Accessibility Tests (tkeenan)
    • L10N Tests (ctalbert, tchung)
  • Ongoing fx3 bugs and qawanted Verifications

Localization Topics

  • First l10n builds with M8

Round table

  • Don't forget to add changes that may impact documentation to the Firefox 3 for developers page.
  • reminder to use #granparadiso on IRC for discussion of milestone-releated deliverables, features, QA testing, etc; it's to be the defacto location for chatter regarding Gran Paradiso releases
  • when is the best time to land the next sqlite upgrade? (still a little bit of work to do before that becomes trivial)

Gecko 1.9 Meeting

Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S - <script> conference room
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • join #granparadiso for backchannel

General Discussion

  • Offline Update
  • Malware Update

Blockers and Noms

Blockers report:

GFX Update

  • Progress Last Week
  • Planned for This Week
  • Issues/concerns:

Layout Update

  • Progress Last Week
    • roc: Produced fixes for a few blockers, including the file input control keyboard input spoofing issue. Patches pending for text-rendering property and accurate glyph bounds
  • Planned for This Week
    • roc: analyze glyph bounds performance, knock off more blockers, finish reviewing overflow containers patch
  • Issues/concerns:

Content Update

  • Progress Last Week
  • Planned for This Week
  • Issues/concerns:

Mac OS X Update

  • Progress Last Week
    • Down to 21 blockers from about 32, 3 or 4 of the remaining 21 blockers have patches. Everyone did a great job over the past week, we're well on track to meet our goals.
    • Switched PPC over to GCC 4 and 10.4 minimum required OS for all Mac trunk builds
    • Lots of fixes to context menus in Gecko 1.9 thanks to Steven's big Cocoa popup windows patch (not to be confused with Enn's big popup patch)
  • Planned for This Week
    • Josh working on focus bug
    • The rest of the team working on various blockers
  • Issues/concerns:
    • Land the new cairo vlad!!!

Platform/Build Tools Update

Release Notes