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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
  • #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)

Video/Teleconference Details - NEW

  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 99696 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 99696 (US)
  • Vidyo Room: ProductCoordination
  • Vidyo Guest URL
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Schedule & Progress on Upcoming Releases (Lukas/Sylvestre/Lawrence)

  • FF30.0 RC builds ready but we are looking at a potential build #2 for bug 1020219
  • FF30.0 mobile final build kicks off today, looking at issue in bug 1019697 which is affecting one of the new locales for this release

Firefox Desktop & Platform (Gavin/Chad/Martin)

Current Releases

Beta (43)

Aurora (44)

Nightly (45)

UX (Madhava)

Firefox Mobile (Mark/Brad/Jenn)


  • Finkle posted on feedback related work

Work In Progress

  • Improve tab management (1004850,817716, 997288)
  • Sync
  • Intent-driven distribution selection and download for partners (1013024, 1013684, 1014242, 1014283)
  • bug 1013326 Add a way to distinguish chrome hangs from content ones in BHR
  • bug 1011059 crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: invalid selection notification range: 0 to #, length: # at org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoEditable.onSelectionChange(
  • bug 1012720 Fix deleting prototype getters in Fennec code

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


Beta (43)
  • Regression: Tapping in the add-ons page opens the same page in a new tab, unable to search for add-ons (Bug 985867)
  • Can't attach a downloaded .doc file to bugzilla (Bug 1001851)
  • WebApp update prompt looks scary - update icon (Bug 1007770)
  • In Firefox for Android 30+, nsIPromptService.promptUsernameAndPassword() aCheckState.value is always returned as false, even if the user checks the checkbox (Bug 1016348)
Aurora (44)
  • Telemetry for home banner (Bug 979443)
  • Zoom level mangled after restoring session (Bug 1002426)
  • console.log messages no longer appear in logcat output (Bug 1014794)


Nightly (45)
  • Enable the ability to undo a closed tab (Bug 701725)
  • Add a Clear History control to the history panel (Bug 998009)
  • Graphic buffer garbage shown (Bug 1006797)
  • HomeProvider: org.mozilla.gecko.sqlite.SQLiteBridgeException: Can't step statement: (5) database is locked (Bug 1006947)
  • Make empty tab thumbnails visually consistent (Bug 1010764)
  • WebApp update prompt looks scary - wordsmith notification text (Bug 1011093)
  • [Fennec] [mr] Improper UI text rendering for leading character ॲ (U+0972) on Samsung Galaxy S4 device (Bug 1012365)
  • input type=file is broken? (Bug 1014161)
  • Use Context.MODE_ENABLE_WRITE_AHEAD_LOGGING when opening databases (Bug 1014988)
  • Add ability to force update ButtonToast (Bug 1015421)
  • Regression: Animated Sync spinning during no Sync activity and with no account (Bug 1015974)
  • Undo'ing a private tab restores it as a regular tab (Bug 1017047)
  • Polish undo close tab button toast appearance (Bug 1017129)
  • Setup sync message given to users of sync 1.1 in the synced tabs tray (Bug 1017142)
  • Regression: Empty lists view, no data is shown or fetched (Bug 1017554)
  • Refine 'clear history' feature in History panel (Bug 1017633)
  • crash in java.lang.NullPointerException: at org.mozilla.gecko.Telemetry.sendUIEvent( (Bug 1019158)

UX (Ian)

  • Tablet refresh (yuan)
  • Toolbar visual refinements (antlam)
  • Search activity (antlam, ibarlow)
    • Defining scope for a landable proof of concept
    • Bugs and designs coming soon!

Developer Tools (Jeff/Rob/Dave)

Feedback Summary (Cheng/Tyler/Matt)


  • Prepping 29 User Sentiment Reports
  • Gearing up for 30, we will be experimenting with some new ways to survey user happiness on Desktop


Market Insights from the Market Strategy Team (Kev)

Marketing, Press & Public Reaction (Arcadio)

Questions, Comments, FYI

  • Any objections to doing recordings of this meeting?