Firefox3/StatusMeetings/2008-02-26

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Firefox 3/Gecko 1.9 Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 19:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S - Central Area
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • irc.mozilla.org #granparadiso for backchannel

Action Items

Open

  • AI:peterv Help drive leak fixing

Closed

Firefox 3: issues for beta 4 / final ship

  • Theme Refresh / Visual Polish
    • new XP and Vista icons arrived, chopping frantically
    • new OSX icons arrived, hopefully will land tonight
    • new Linux icons not needed, they're pretty much done!
    • vlad making some last minute native theme changes to help on Vista
    • beltzner working on new chrome for awesomebar
  • Awesome Bar
    • bug 395739 - adaptive learning - got blocker status, needs review dietrich
  • Places
    • bug 384370 - JSON backup/restore - in final review stages (fixes 4 other p1s)
    • bug 385245 - History sidebar is slow - needs final review

Platform: issues for beta 4 / final ship

  • Memory Usage
  • xsite XMLHttpRequest
  • SVG
  • Printing
    • 2 Linux bugs still need work:
      • bug 389949 - landscape mode prints in portrait mode
      • bug 417356 - page setup margins overwrite print_edge_XXX settings
  • MathML
    • bug 363240 tables with mathml are incorrectly sized/positioned.
      • landed a partial fix, which makes most tables legible.
      • still overlapping text in some cases - more work needed.
    • bug 382542 occasional glyph selection problems on Windows.
  • Web-based protocol handling
  • Microformats
    • 2 bugs need review/approval
      • bug 419433 - Builtin ISO date module isn't working - need to bring back my own
      • bug 419483 - getBoxObject is deprecated
  • Help (SUMO etc)
  • Plug-ins - concern over flash plug-in causing repaint
  • mostly regression fixing and polishing, no new features
  • some big ticket items:
    • changing build infrastructure on OSX to 10.5 bug 417045
    • JS garbage collection stuff (landed, bug # needed)
    • array optimizations (landed, bug # needed)
    • PGO on win32 (landing tomorrow, bug # needed)
    • XMLHttpRequest unresolved issue from security review

Security Reviews

  • Design Review Proposal
  • Still needed
    • In-product AMO integration pending(Mossop)

QA Status/Topics

  • Beta 4 Testplan ready
    • Areas Covered:
      • Smoketests
      • BFTs
      • Beta4 and past focused Tests
      • Top Plugins
      • Update snippets from Alpha X, Beta X -> Beta 4
      • Memory Leak Testing (handled by Tomcat on debug builds)
      • P1 L10N spotchecks
      • Bug verifications
      • Beta 4 Testday - March 7th
  • Top Crashes found on b3 on Breakpad
  • High Priority for beta 4
    • Resolved Fixed bug 418377 - crash [@ XPCWrappedNativeScope::FindInJSObjectScope(XPCCallContext&, JSObject*, int)]
    • Nom for blocking? please approve bug 418378 - crash [@ nsGlobalWindow::SaveWindowState(nsISupports**)]
    • Nom for blocking? please approve bug 418381 - crash [@ HashString(nsAString_internal const&)]
  • Lower Priority
    • bug 391311 - Topcrash: [@ nsChromeRegistry::CheckForNewChrome] during startup
    • bug 418379 - crash [@ nsNavHistoryFolderResultNode::FindChildById(__int64, unsigned int*)]
    • bug 418382 - crash [@ UniscribeItem::SaveGlyphs(gfxTextRun*)]
    • bug 418384 - crash [@ ClientData::GetOtlTable(long, unsigned char const**, unsigned long*)]
  • Fx3 L10n Localizer Litmus Test suite created for localizers to spotcheck their builds before checkins.

Localization Topics

  • all T1 and T2 locales opted-in except danish
  • gives us 32 candidates (one fewer than Beta 3)
  • chofmann needs to verify
  • all tinderboxes reporting green

General Discussion

  • Sheriffs and other tree-watchers, please note the Tree Closures wiki page
  • Build: When is it ok to close the tree for bug 407796 ?
  • Build: OSX upgrade bug 417045 ?

Round table