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Firefox Sync

  • Development Status: - In progress (6/25)
  • Feature Testing: - In progress (6/25)
  • Team: Developer: mconnor, mardak QA contact: tracy, tchung
  • Tracking Bugs: Top level Blocker bug 571896


This test plan is for Firefox Sync 1.4/1.5 and it's integration into Firefox 4

Release Readiness Assessment

The table below provides a top level go/no go assessment of whether the feature is release ready for the given milestone.

Milestone Assessment
#Fx Sync 1.4 On track for Target release of June 29th?
#Fx Sync 1.5 tbd
#Beta1 Sync is not slated for inclusion in this beta
#Beta2 targeting Sync landing for this release
#Beta3 tbd



Item Description Status
#Project_Wiki Wiki Links to all feature related entries
#Developer_Links (blogs) Developer links to feature related sites
#Other_Docs Web links to feature related sites
#Developer_QA_Review Details from developer and qa discussions regarding feature test strategies and issues.


Bug Management

Item Description Status
#Bug_Tracking Top level bugs tracking feature
#Bug_Verification Feature bugs that need verification
#Bug_Triage Links triage bug tasks


Test Items

The table below provides a breakdown of all feature items that should be covered and how they will be tested. Not all items will be covered by internal QA team members. It is important to list what should be covered. If it is not covered, list it as not covered.

Note: not all items listed below will apply for a given feature

Test Item Description Covered By Status
#Fx Sync 1.4 Firefox Sync 1.4 extension tracy, tchung tbd
#Fx Sync 1.5 Firefox Sync 1.5 extension tracy, tchung tbd
#Integration Firefox Sync integration into Fx 4 tracy, tchung tbd
#Localization Feature localization localizers tbd
#Accessibility Feature accessibility marco tbd
#Plugins Plugins compatibility not tested
#Addons Addons compatibility community tbd
#Topsites Top internet sites compatibilities not tested



Automated Tests

Item Description Status
#Developer_Tests Links to automated developer tests
#Mozmill_Tests Links to automated mozmill feature test cases

Manual Tests

Item Description Status
#Smoke_Tests link to smoke tests
#Regression_Tests link to BFT and/or regression tests
#Functional_Tests link to FFT and/or complete functional tests


Community Test Events

Item Description Status
#Testdays Links to test day event results for feature
#Bugdays Links to bug day event results for feature
#Meetups Links to Meetup events for feature


Documentation Details

Project Wiki


Developer Links

  • 1.4 release page
  • Trunk landing Q&A
  • Mozilla Labs Sync page


Other Docs


Developer QA Review

To be done - Ask mconnor to answer the following questions:

  • Do we have automated tests for the feature? yes
  • What do they cover?
  • What do they not cover?
  • How well do they cover the feature?
  • What are the important areas we should focus on?
  • What is your comfort level with this Sync in its current state?
  • What feedback would you like from QA?


Release Readiness Assessment Details

Fx Sync 1.4

On track for target readiness of June 29th

Fx Sync 1.5



Sync targeted for inclusion on Fx 4.0 beta 2


Sync is not scheduled to make beta1


  • Front end: UI and feature complete
    • Sync integrated into Fx
    • Sync integrated into mobile
  • Back end: Stable and able to support 10 million users


  • tbd

Bug Management Details

Bug Tracking

  • Top level bugs tracking feature. Include any relevant bug queries that are helpful for tracking feature status.
Query Name Description
bug 571896 Project level blocker bug
Blocker/Critical bugs Current blocker or critical bugs
Open bugs All open Sync bugs


Bug Verification

Query Name Description
unverified bugs Fixed bugs needing QA verification


Bug Triage

Query Name Description
unconfirmed bugs Bugs needing triage
qawanted bugs bugs with QA needs
in-litmus? bugs bugs requesting a manual test case be created


Test Items Details


  • Details of localization test requirements - tbd



  • Details of feature accessibility test requirements - tbd


Tests Details

Automated Tests Details

Developer Tests

  • Links to automated developer tests


Mozmill Tests

Mozmill testing of this feature is not planned for the immediate future (this release)


Manual Tests Details

Weave 1.0 test suite is available. This suite will coincide with continued Sync extension development. As Sync lands on Fx 4, test groups for Sync will be added to the Firefox 4 test suite.


  • can be found on Litmus



  • * can be found on Litmus



  • can be found on Litmus


Community Test Events Details


  • Links to test day event results for feature - date tbd


  • Links to bug day event results for feature - date tbd


  • Links to Meetup events for feature include in Fx4 meet-up?