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Snappy Oct 18, 2012 Minutes


  • Gavin will write down Q3 Q4 frontend goal
    • No front-end Q4 goal
  • Outreach with Twitter on bug 784920, twitter is causing sync layout which harm the browser when the tab is in the background
    • taras hasn't been successful, lmandel will try another contact
  • bug 792527 - bas to add Telemetry
    • lmandel to follow up
  • CSS animation start jank - ping david baron (bug 753139)
    • lmandel to follow up with dbaron
  • wlach to determine what time he has to work on Eideticker for desktop this quarter
    • wlach: unfortunately it's looking like I probably won't have time to work on this project this quarter. :( (stuck with B2G stuff)



Tab switch performance - jrmuizel

Todo this week
  • land full tab switch telemetry on aurora to allow for comparison of jeff's fix

Profiler - jrmuizel/BenWa/Ehsan (and more)

Results from the past week
  • Working but buggy startup profiling

Chrome hang reports - vlad

Results from the past week
  • Confirmed proxy issues gone in October version of Nightly (bug 769764 and bug 787757)
  • Checking if any driver versions are cause of BitBlt gfx chrome hangs: Looks like they aren't.. most common driver in gfx hangs is Nvidia's nvd3dum from 2009, and it's only present in 6% of gfx hangs
  • check if we have image memory reporting

Move DOM Storage off main thread - vlad

Results from the past week
  • bug 802920: Adding LocalStorage performance measurements for comparing before & after of refactor
  • bug 705616: Adding flat-file storage backend for LocalStorage, will try to integrate with existing LS code