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Current Status - 2013-07-02

Done:

Next:

  • Blog post about work week
  • finalize Q3 goals

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adw@mozilla.com 2 days ago

Done:

  • landed, uplifted to 42: Bug 1194669 - Prompt to opt-in/out search suggestions still shown after answered in another window
  • posted patches, landed, requested uplift to 42: Bug 1192359 - Add Telemetry for search suggestions being enabled
  • posted patches, working on: Bug 1190368 - Focus is immediately grabbed by the AutoComplete/tags or bookmarks suggestion list when you start typing in the awesome bar
  • worked on: Bug 1198723 - Search suggestions prompt appears even if the option is already selected in about:preferences#search
  • reviewed: Bug 1197098 - Sync is janky when processing incoming history entries due to work done for about:newtab
  • reviewed, thought about: Bug 1192394 - thumbnail tile may remain unchanged in a single newtab page after thumbnail file updates
  • reviewed: Bug 1193375 - Missing "Search" text in about:home / newtab search fields

dmajor@mozilla.com 4 days ago

Done:

(This is for last week)

Next:

  • Unexpected short week this week
  • Catch up on mail, bugs, crashes

spohl@mozilla.com 4 days ago

Done:

  • bug 1191663: Firefox 38.0.5 - "Never check for updates" - IS BROKEN - Investigated issue, waiting for feedback from reporter.
  • bug 394984: Unable to update on mac if admin user is not the same admin user as the person who installed firefox - Investigated a new approach to fix this bug that minimizes risk and problems updating in the future for affected users. Working on documentation to get feedback from security team before proceeding.
  • bug 862173: main thread I/O in update service - Reviewed patch.
  • bug 1181977: Firefox app menu contains only "Quit" in certain edgecases (e.g. starting jsconsole before the main window) - Reviewed patch.

Next:

  • bug 394984: Unable to update on mac if admin user is not the same admin user as the person who installed firefox
  • bug 1149706: [Meta] Remaining issues for content process sandboxing on the Mac
  • Continue fixing bugs using interpose libraries
  • Installer/updater code reviews
  • Installer/updater improvements

mreid@mozilla.com 5 days ago

Done:

Next:

  • More v2/v4 data comparison work as needed
  • by-client index Bug 1126958

rvitillo@mozilla.com 6 days ago

Done:

Last two weeks:

  • 2 days PTO
  • Spark support
  • telemetry alerts
  • azhang mentoring, various cerberus and medusa PRs
  • completed automation of medusa, cerberus, iacomus-alerts
  • added R 3.2 support to ipython notebooks
  • rewrote startup/shutdown add-on correlation job with Spark and deployed it
  • rewrote distribution job with spark and deployed it
  • rewrote part of the mainthread-IO job with Spark
  • investigated timeout in aggregation service
  • switched spark api to use v4 schema as default one, announced on fhr-dev
  • got in touch with local contacts to advertise our platform openings
  • removed misbehaving add-ons job as we have the data in the v4 dashboard now
  • transferred aws-lambda-telemetry, emr-bootstrap-spark, python_mozaggregator, python_moztelemetry to mozilla’s github umbrella
  • azhang exit interview
  • fixex invalid clientids causing crash in aggregator
  • Bug 1182637 - Telemetry: e10s is jankier than non-e10s - review
  • Bug 1193711 - Make alerts.telemetry.mozilla.org point to telemetry-regression-detector-1913270405.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com - filed, closed
  • Bug 1195745 - IMAGE_DECODE_SPEED_GIF regressed on the 13th of July - filed
  • Bug 1192196 - PAINT_RASTERIZE_TIME histogram has regressed on the 25th of July - filed, followed up
  • Bug 1196280 - Add documentation for the toolkit.telemetry.optoutSample pref - review
  • Bug 1192906 - Make Telemetry opt-in for Firefox 41 - review
  • Bug 1196802 - fileIOReports format changed in v4 - filed
  • Bug 1197781 - Telemetry alerts dashboard access needs to support HTTPS and turn off HTTP - filed
  • fhrv4 status meeting
  • meeting with rweiss about e10s add-ons
  • firefox measurement standup meetin
  • go/nogo meeting meeting
  • spark handover meeting
  • started porting map-reduce framework to v4 pipeline

randersen@mozilla.com 6 days ago

Next:

  • All the Pocket (Android & iOS)!
  • 1.1+ iOS

mmaslaney@mozilla.com 6 days ago

Done:

• Hello Panel Designs with Sevaan • Asset creation for Hello • Style Guide Outline • VR Video Project with Josh

nfroyd@mozilla.com 6 days ago

Done:

  • Landed use counters, notified dev-platform, started dealing with fallout.
  • Fun with clang-on-android, especially bug 1196871.
  • Worked on bug 1189829, fixing quadratic behavior in the console service. Back-and-forth with erahm, ultimately landed.
  • Reviewed bholley's blogpost on MozPromise.
  • Started project to remove PR_snprintf et al from the tree (i.e. "remove NSPR dependence from Firefox, part 2/N"), bug 1197205. Lots of people submitting patches, some skepticism that this is actually worthwhile.
  • Back-and-forth with glandium about Android libc++ situation.
  • Back-and-forth trying to buy laptop after refreshing it.
  • Tried to find out more about Windows + taskcluster builds for clang-cl builds.
  • Remembered how much of a pain compiling Firefox on Windows is.
  • Wrote blog post on requiring = default or = delete for C++ classes.
  • Reviews.
  • 1:1 with Nick.

Next:

  • Start talking to dev-b2g about how to do libc++ for B2G.
  • Submit recent desktop receipts.
  • Fun reviews (const iterators for hashtables, nsCOMPtr<T>&& implicit conversion patches).
  • Sync up with Julian for TSan work.
  • Investigate Mac mutex contention problems, bug 1195767.
  • Really get clang-cl setup on new laptop.

Coordination:

agrigas@mozilla.com 6 days ago

Done:

  • on PTO last week
  • Next:

  • catching up on bugmail/email
  • continuing work on control center version 2 with Bryan and Ryan
  • bwinton@mozilla.com 6 days ago

    Done:

    • PTO!

    Next:

    • Catch up on everything!
    • WebExtensions!

    alam@mozilla.com 6 days ago

    Done:

    • TRIBE'd
    • Interview and debrief
    • TV stuff
    • Bug 1189719: Display search history in Awesomescreen
    • Some UI polish regressions

    Next:

    • Bug 1195721: Set a home page on mobile
    • Bug 1170725: Click-to-play images
    • TV stuff
    • Partners stuff
    • Hello integration

    sfranks@mozilla.com 6 days ago

    Done:

    Next:

    • Hello visual refresh reviews
    • Hello web sharing edits

    Coordination:

    • Vicky from Telefonica is on vacation, so will cover her visual refresh work

    avihpit@yahoo.com 6 days ago

    Done:

    • Reproduced vlad's experiment (chrome/IE/Fx - search "facebook" -> click) - similar results, but the test case seems special, specifically, chrome is NOT fast for other search terms ("Mozilla"/"Edge") and also no diff with warm cache. More details at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ws7fK7oy9s9cB25s5X1J8acS0m6hEtEitRC-s71TPr0/edit
    • Data flow diagram for talos/treeherder/compareperf with some iterations (joel wants some time).
    • Reviewed joel's updated talos data-docs.
    • Bug 1163004 (win10 accessibility) - several experiments on the T100.
    • Bug 1190664 (geomean is broken) - feedback.
    • Bug 1193385 (tresize and others summarize incorrectly) - feedback.
    • Bug 1196419 (talos data - try to catch outliers due to environment) - feedback.
    • Bug 1196259 (validate talos/treeherder/compare data correctness) - discussed approaches with myself mostly, with some help from wlach - setup local treeherder-client python environment (to grab log files by comparison args).

    Next:

    • content-perf: resolve diffs with aaron (gfx / win8-10) and vlad (search -> click).
    • talos/treeherder/compare validation.

    dteller@mozilla.com 6 days ago

    Done:

    • Perf Monitoring

      • Bug 1188966 - We need Telemetry on the slow add-on watcher - finally worked around bikeshedding, several attempts to land
      • Bug 1192216 - Decide whether we should keep RDTSC for PerformanceMonitoring - manual benchmarks look good, and so far, no Talos alerts. Now, waiting on Telemetry.
      • Bug 1189799 - about:performance shows duplicate lines for each addon (1 entry per parent + 1 content process) - in progress. More complicated than expected.
      • Discussing slow add-ons with UX team.
      • Bug 1195449 - about:performance shows the wrong full name for pages - investigating
      • Bug 1186379 - Firefox reports every Jetpack add-on as "making Nightly run slowly" - investigating, looks like a Jetpack bug
      • Bug 1195450 - about:performance is missing percentages of cpu being used - investigating
      • Bug 1181175 - Investigate RDTSC for PerformanceMonitoring - after many attempts, done (landed)
    • Places

      • Bug 1089695 - Port sanitize.js to History.removeByFilter - more unbitrotting
    • Session Restore

      • Bug 1147822 - [Session Restore] Add a format version number for sessionstore.js - mentoring
      • Bug 581510 - user is not warned in firefox UI that sessionstore protection has stopped updating due to memory shortage, error console "out of memory ... nsSessionStore.js Line: 2869 - more I/O
    • Startup

      • Bug 906076 - Virtual tabs - lazily create linkedBrowser and other dependent elements for tabbrowser tabs to improve startup performance - mentoring
    • Misc

      • I'm back in Paris.

    Next:

    • Perf Monitoring

      • Bug 1188966 - We need Telemetry on the slow add-on watcher - land, wait for results.
      • Bug 1192216 - Decide whether we should keep RDTSC for PerformanceMonitoring - wait for Telemetry, take decision.
      • Bug 1188248 - Merge CPOW into the jank array, get rid of CPOW-specific add-on warnings - depending on bug 1192216, land.
      • Bug 1189799 - about:performance shows duplicate lines for each addon (1 entry per parent + 1 content process) - proceed.
      • Bug 1186379 - Firefox reports every Jetpack add-on as "making Nightly run slowly" - push/have elan push for a resolution.
    • Places

      • Wait for mak & tim to come back from PTO. Proceed.
    • Misc

      • Teach-yourself-something Wednesday
      • Find a formation.

    Coordination:

    • Perf Monitoring

      • Waiting for data (Telemetry, Talos)
      • Waiting for clarifications (elan)
    • Places

      • Waiting for end of PTOs.

    gpetrie@mozilla.com last week

    Done:

    • Work Week: In Toronto last Thursday & Friday with Darrin to work on mobile ux/ur strategic planning.
    • User Quality Metrics: Met with Rebecca (Metrics) to get caught up on the user quality metrics planning
    • Android First Run: Planned our first approach for A/B testing versions of Android First Run. (With Anthony, Barbara & Alex.)
    • iOS: Reviewed raw data from dscout missions. Reviewed Rob's report.

    Next:

    • Mobile UR/UX Strategic Planning: Writing up plan.
    • A/B Testing: Meeting with Barbara to take a first pass at creating A/B testing recipes.
    • Android Settings Menu: Still waiting on legal for Optimal Sort approval, but going ahead with planning while we wait.
    • Android Login Manager: Discuss potential UR testing with Barbara

    Coordination:

    • Android: Getting legal/privacy approval for using Optimal Sort.
    • Service Design Chicago: Conference Thursday & Friday

    aklotz@mozilla.com last week

    Done:

    • Async init compat issues blew up over the weekend. Initiated conversation with release drivers to push hotfix to disable in 40.
    • content perf work
    • content perf meeting
    • MoCo meeting

    Filed:

    Wrote patch for bug 1194890

    Worked on:

    • bug 1189709
    • Win32 Timer interrupt monitor for Windows 10 content perf

    Reviewed bug 1131325

    Next:

    • TRIBE this week on Aug 19, 20. Traveling on Aug 18 and Aug 21
    • Limited ability to work on content perf due to travel
    • I will be at Toronto office in time for regular 1:1 tomorrow afternoon
    • This week's tasks, in order of priority

    Coordination:

    I'd like to brainstorm with people about the beta channel as it was painfully ineffective at reporting these async init compat problems. Based on some of the comments from people who filed these bugs, they were known issues to some beta users but nobody reported them until after 40 went to release!

    azhang@mozilla.com last week

    Done:

    • Presentations! https://air.mozilla.org/azhang/
    • Dashboard stuff:
      • Write an updated readme and better document the repository.
      • Bug 1188879
      • Code style cleanup for telemetry-dashboard.
      • Keyed histogram and enumerated histogram support for evolution dash.
      • Table view for the V2 histogram dash as well.
      • Various other small features and fixes.
      • Side note: the unified telemetry dashboards are now the default ones.
    • telemetry-next-node is now under the Mozilla umbrella.
    • Patch to get the cluster monitoring page to show how much time is left.

    Next:

    • Implement feedback from PRs, get open PRs reviewed.
    • Wrap-up everything (it's my last week!).
    • Any other features and fixes as they come up.

    shorlander@mozilla.com 3 weeks ago

    Next:

    • More Reviews and Coordination

    dhenein@mozilla.com 3 weeks ago

    Done:

    • iOS onboarding adjustments
    • some progress on RL/Pocket discussion
    • fixed some spacing issues with URL bar
    • a bunch of meetings with Kar/Barbara re: Q3/4 product planning

    Next:

    • more iOS polish
    • starting to plan for fall UX work week
    • kickoff flow design for Pocket with Robin
    • assist marketing/releng for upcoming iOS release (screenshots, etc)

    alessio.placitelli@gmail.com 4 weeks ago

    Done:

    Next:

    • Continuing the quest for missing subsessions
    • Bugs from the phase 3 bucket

    madhava@mozilla.com last month

    Done:

    • PLR
    • HRy stuff - review process, staffing
    • Starting to dig into add-ons

    Next:

    • More digging into add-ons in earnest
    • Some hello review
    • Some search coordination

    rfeeley@mozilla.com last month

    Next:

    • Move choose what to sync to the web + more onboarding
    • Improve avatar mgt on web
    • Partner 11 wireframes
    • Two factor authentication UX
    • Review old Sync bugs for upcoming Sync push
    • Continue password manager, user test
    • Smooth out some iframed FxA first-run issues with Habber and Verdi

    vdjeric@mozilla.com 7 months ago

    Done:

    David Major was curious about what's most on my mind nowadays and if there's anything coming up that our team should watch out for.

    This status post is far from comprehensive in any way, it's just a list of things I worked on last week, but I think it does show my current areas of focus. Let me know if you'd like to know about anything else.

    In no particular order:

    a) Hiring a summer intern:

    • Read dozens of intern resumes
    • Interviewed 4 interns
    • Helped interviewer Marina Samuel prepare interview questions for our web-dev internship candidates

    b) Reviewed FHR/Telemetry unification:

    • Reviewed bug 1122047 - Sketch out Telemetry environment module
    • Reviewed bug 1127914 - Duplicate telemetry histograms for double submission
    • Filed bug 1129253 - Additional changed prefs to report to Telemetry/FHR

    c) General Telemetry business:

    d) A-Team moved Breakpad symbols to S3, ted updated Snappy Symbolication Server code, and we decided to host the Snappy Symbolication Server on EC2:

    • Bug 1127532 - host "snappy" server (symbolapi.m.o)
    • Discussions + testing + checking performance of new approach

    e) Evaluating E10S performance:

    • Reviewed Bug 1128635 - BHR add-on analysis
    • Reviewed bug 1120650 - Count the number of times the Slow Script Dialog is shown during a session
    • Commented bug 1119442 - e10s -- UX for the slow script/plugin hang notification

    f) Meetings

    • 3 weekly status meetings with team
    • Other regular meetings: Flash program review, e10s standups, performance testing meeting
    • dmajor relocation to US

    g) Random bugs:

    • Filed bug 1130747 - crash related to asyncPluginInit. Still trying to reproduce
    • Filed bug 1126577 - equals sign rendered as a hyphen on web pages
    • Filed bug 1129471 - e10s -- "Move to new window" doesn't work correctly for about: pages
    • Filed bug 1127577 - NS_ERROR_FAILURE in nsITaskbarTabPreview.invalidate
    • Filed bug 1129174 - e10s -- clicking "Stop script" doesn't stop the script or clear the slow script notification
    • Filed bug 1129236 - e10s -- Plugin hang locks up browser
    • Filed bug 1129546 - Add ability to copy a call stack from the DevTools debugger

    Next:

    • Change Telemetry backend to support new Telemetry ping formats
    • Look for an external contributor to work on the Telemetry dashboard, and do some fixes myself
    • Look into outcome of MSE on YouTube (OOMs etc), Shumway getting enabled for IMDB on Nightly, follow up on state of media Talos tests, follow up on unresolved Talos regressions in Beta 36, and lots more

    And more of the same:

    Coordination:

    • Just FYI, Yoric is still on sick leave, coming back tomorrow (Wednesday)
    • Add useful info about perf tools, writing performant code, performance gotchas to our wiki: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Performance

    bmcbride@mozilla.com 7 months ago

    Done:

    • Autocomplete race bug (bug 1105967) done, just waiting on review (low priority, given everything going on)
    • Much ReadingList work
      • Meetings, planning, UX details, bugs, breakdowns, etc
      • Sidebar is coming along nicely
        • Functionality for this bug mostly done
        • Keyboard navigation done
        • A11y done
        • Visual design done
        • Needs some cleanup, tests, handling adding/removing
          • I like nesting bulletpoints

    ttaubert@mozilla.com 9 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 1010411 - Intermittent browser_sessionStorage.js | sessionStorage data for example.com has been serialized correctly - Got inner-value-0.8433122792777099, expected modified2 (Not Started)
    Bug 1073339 - Investigate autocomplete test unreliability on Linux/e10s (In Review)
    Bug 1077652 - Link a preloaded <xul:browser> to a newly created tab instead of swapping docShells (In Review)
    Bug 1104755 - Intermittent browser_tabMatchesInAwesomebar_perwindowpb.js | undefined assertion name - | Test timed out - expected PASS | Found a browser window after previous test timed out - expected PASS (In Review)

    mbonardo@mozilla.com 9 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 1083469 - Allow keywords APIs to work in parallel with Bookmarks.jsm (In Review)
    Bug 1089332 - Add a getObservers API for accessing the history observers list from History.jsm and nsPlacesExpiration (In Review)
    Bug 1090308 - Invalidate mDaysOfHistory when getObservers is invoked (In Review)
    Bug 1090961 - Bookmarks.jsm and History.jsm need a solution for concurrent Sqlite transactions (In Review)
    Bug 1101478 - Remove the WindowsJumpLists.jsm depedency on hasHistoryEntries (In Review)

    gijs@mozilla.com 9 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 1079303 - Doorhangers animation is missing (In Progress)
    Bug 1080801 - Breakdown: Investigate tests in browser/base/content/test/general disabled in e10s (In Progress)
    Bug 1088050 - Need a pref to disable searching for single-word input in the URL bar (In Review)
    Bug 1100079 - enable update badge UI in Nightly (In Review)
    Bug 1100914 - Switch context menu telemetry to a serialized array of states instead of a single string (Not Started)

    Done:

    Addendum: one sec-sensitive bug in review.

    jwein@mozilla.com 10 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 1074932 - Desktop client user can access product tour from gears menu (In Progress)
    Bug 1083466 - Implement the FTE UI in the panel body with a button to open the tour tab (In Review)
    Bug 1099495 - Use mozL10n.get instead of mozL10n.get alias in code that already has the alias defined (In Review)
    Bug 1100565 - Margins and paddings are inconsistent/broken since bug 1074672 (Not Started)
    Bug 1100764 - Contacts move up and down when hovering over them (Not Started)
    Bug 1101006 - Refactor mozLoop.{get, set}LoopCharPref and mozLoop.{get, set}LoopBoolPref to mozLoop.{get, set}Pref that uses getPrefType (Not Started)

    Done:

    Bug 1099495, bug 1083466, and bug 1074720 (private bug) have all been granted r+. I'll land them today.

    mano@mozilla.com 10 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 937560 - Introduce onDeletePages (In Progress)
    Bug 951651 - Make bookmarkProperties, Star UI and Library info pane work with PlacesTransactions (In Review)
    Bug 982115 - Async Places Transactions: Solution for implementing Cancel/Undo in bookmarks dialog and Star UI (In Progress)
    Bug 1081108 - Implement reorder in Bookmarks.jsm (In Progress)

    Done:

    • Landed the patch for Bug 982115
    • Finished porting most of Places UI to new Async APIs (worked is tracked in bug 951651).

    Next:

    mozilla@noorenberghe.ca 10 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 1074670 - Implement NotificationView's button (e.g. retry) (In Progress)
    Bug 1080944 - UITour: tour page needs to know where Hello panel and room view are positioned (Not Started)
    Bug 1093500 - Cleanup registration by pulling push URLs from the push handler (In Progress)

    felipc@gmail.com 10 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 863514 - Electrolysis: Make gesture support work (In Progress)
    Bug 1068360 - [e10s] Mixed content blocker doorhanger doesn't work (In Review)

    Done:

    • bug 1068360 - mixed content notification - patch posted, fixing the basic here was very simple. I need to investigate a bit more when mixedContentChannel would get cleared or changed, to make sure it is the same behavior of the isMixedChannelAllowed flag. I imagine I'll need to dispatch an event from docshell and sync this information up in the parent. But this is not important for fixing this specific bug because the network code for mixed content still needs some extra fixing for e10s: bug 1084504
    • bug 1072287 - blinking tab titles - on last Thursday's e10s meeting myself and a few other people tried to reproduce it and couldn't any longer (everybody could easily see the prob before when we triaged the bug), so it was agreed that this bug is worksforme
    • bug 863514 - Gesture support - made more progress on this.. I'm basically converting browser_gestureSupport to work as a frame script. It's a bit more convoluted than expected because the code there is really generic (handling actions as named in prefs, etc.), and it also handles the OSX swiping animations (which are disabled by default but exist)
    • I did some coordination related to getting a SUMO article with screenshots about the automatic translation feature, because the promotional doorhanger that was rolled out with the first beta 34 includes a link to it. Took screenshots from FF on 5 different locales and submitted them to SUMO and talked with the sumo folks to get those approved. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/automatic-translation

    irving@mozilla.com 10 months ago

    Done:

    Thanksgiving Holiday

    Perf:

    Thunderbird:

    Next:

    • r? on bug 1075153
    • follow up on AsyncShutdown crashes
    • Self-support bug 1075154
    • Start discussion of startup cache removal/replacement ideas

    Coordination:

    AsyncShutdown crash work is high priority but unknown effort.

    mhoye@mozilla.com 11 months ago

    Done:

    Met about Bugzilla-DB dumps, got the information I'll need to see to their resurrection. Pursuing that.

    Coordinating with Kyle about elasticsearch and the new-contributor-patch egg-timer idea. He's respinning an old patch-status dashboard for it - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1074210 - and I'm setting up a 'bot for interested people and #notification

    Got feedback about Firefox And The Academy post, put it up.

    Email, endless email. Patching all the machines I own, because free software is sometimes cruel.

    Next:

    Kill my inbox Add leverage numbers to areweeveryoneyet a small number of straggler planet bugs. Figure out what the uptake of StartMozilla bugs is.

    benjamin@smedbergs.us 12 months ago

    Bugs:

    Bug 791244 - Undo the pref for the temporary hangserver for beta channels until Socorro is awesome (In Review)
    Bug 1053745 - Include OpenH264 plugin in FHR data (In Review)
    Bug 1053746 - Add telemetry probes for OpenH264 plugin (Not Started)

    Done:

    Firefox work week!

    • Desktop platform team announcement; now working with rstrong and vladan and their teams!
    • Switch nightly/aurora back to the main socorro instead of the "skunky" one which was supposed to die in early 2013.
    • Add OpenH264 details into FHR

    Next:

    • Hiring plan
    • Add OpenH264 details into telemetry payload
    • Project prioritizing - need to figure out short-term plan for self-support project

    rpodiuc@mozilla.com 12 months ago

    Done:

    • got hit by a car so went for PTO half day to doctor
    • investigated Jasper and tried to install it on mac
    • got ev3 & some missing pieces needed for mechanics
    • installed vm to compile node for arm & java code but finally figured a better way
    • wifi firmware update/ wifi dongle finally working
    • working ev3dev image
    • had some trouble with kernel modules for sensors(still got some problems as drivers not implemented yet)
    • built eva robot for preso
    • started coding eva

    Next:

    • last week so probably finishing code for eva
    • writing a preso
    • making preso
    • writing a blog about it
    • figuring what next

    jmoradi@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    IPP experiment:

    • First meetings w/ UX, Metrics, Marketing
    • Talked to bwinton re: Telemetry

    Polaris:

    • holding

    Next:

    IPP experiment:

    • map out all possible scenarios.
    • regroup w/ Metrics, UX, marketing
    • Write our breakdowns for experiment design

    Coordination:

    Polaris:

    • awaiting instructions

    ibarlow@mozilla.com last year

    Next:

    • UX backlogging
    • Search work with Anthony
    • Robin (new designer) starts next week, yay!

    manishsmail@gmail.com last year

    Done:

    XHR:

    Other:

    Next:

    • Implement a basic synchronous GET request
    • Start work on adding POSTdata support to resource_task
    • Dummy webidl implementation of ProgressEvent

    vstanchev@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    • Bug 965373 - When the profiler stops it doesn't stop the EventTracer thread - Waiting for final review
    • Bug 967635 - Add profiling hooks for all the major Talos Test - should be ready to commit, waiting for final test results
    • Bug 986160 - Create unit tests for the Gecko Profiler - Waiting for a review on Benoit's fix for the gtest headers
    • Bug 962262 - Use external structure padding to save ~30% of circular buffer space - committed
    • Bug 867728 - Stream profiler JSON directly to a file - committed

    Next:

    • Intern Presentation
    • Bug 967630 - Add an option to trychooser to select Talos profiling options - will get the frontend committed after talos is done
    • look at compressing javascript stacks in the profiler's buffer if there's time left over

    joel.maher@gmail.com last year

    Done:

    • initial work setting up power profiling
    • lots of work on latency-benchmark, but 982748 as a result
    • landed remaining conversions for testing/mochitest/*.json to mochitest.ini files
    • reviewed a lot of manifest and talos patches
    • did initial work to get browser chrome for linux debug running on ec2 slaves, 1 remaining bug 933860 is remaining for us to switch

    Next:

    • experiment more with power profiling toolchain
    • develop short term goals for power profiling
    • continue investigating into linux latency-benchmark
    • start more detailed investigating of win7 and latency-bencharmk
    • ensure we have a permanent or temporary solution to bug 933860
    • sort out agreeable solution for b2g alerts and detecting the changeset
    • make a pass through a 10 day backlog of talos alerts

    Coordination:

    releng, ateam, perf

    mconley@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    • Bigass holiday + work week!
    • Finished up the majority of UITelemetry probes - handed off the UITour probes to Unfocused (thanks Blair!)
    • Started attacking the customize mode transition smoothness bug (bug 873060). * Have filed a number of blocking bugs with approaches to make the transition smoother. * Bug 962677 is an important bug in this plan, and will hopefully be reviewable soon.
    • Have a patch cooking to fix bug 930094 (Browser windows sometimes have the nav-bar drawn in the titlebar)

    Next:

    • Put the patch for bug 930094 up for review, and file follow-ups for lightweight theme support
    • Get patch for bug 962677 into a reviewable state, reviewed and landed
    • A healthy mix of finding more ways of speeding up the customize mode transition, filing bugs for them, and fixing those bugs.

    Coordination:

    • bwinton and I are meeting with Alina Hua and (maybe) Alex Fowler to make sure the BrowserUITelemetry stuff isn't somehow violating our privacy policy.

    pamadini@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    • Downloads: Compatibility of the API modules with B2G (see bug 926955)
    • Logins: Rework DeferredTask to allow asynchronous tasks (bug 940408)

    Next:

    • Logins: Remove main-thread I/O (bug 853549)
    • Promises: Investigate using DOM promises instead of "Promise.jsm"
    • Downloads: API extensibility (bug 899013), decommissioning (bug 851471)

    mhammond@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    testing, testing, 1..2..3..

    • Work on e10s test infrastructure
    • Work on Sync.Next tests

    Next:

    testing, testing, 4..5..6..

    mdeboer@mozilla.com last year

    Done:

    • Australis: bug 900162, New bookmark drop-down panel should use platform-consistent styling when in the toolbar. Almost done.
    • Australis: bug 919965, DnD feedback in the panel is confusing. In progress.
    • Australis: mentored bug 922003, Move panelMenu gutter width to a constant next to menuPanelWidth
    • Findbar: bug 666816 regressions fixing & reviews. In good shape!
    • Other: bug 873126, Introduce a common JS Assert library

    Next:

    • Australis: work on P3/ P4 bugs
    • Findbar: track regressions and post new patch for bug 257061
    • Other: land(?) bug 873126, Introduce a common JS Assert library

    enndeakin@gmail.com last year

    Done:

    908256 - stop downloads when going offline 906139 - preserve unknown fields when serializing 907062 - fix browser_basic_functionality.js test, checked in

    Review some download manager patches. Investigate some focus bug others are working on.

    jmaher@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • bug 903681 - tsvgx/tscrollx on trunk based branches
    • inital pass at updating steps to add a talos test: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Buildbot/Talos/Misc#Steps_to_add_a_test
    • bug 848358 - new talos test TART landed and deployed to trunk based branches
    • private webpagetest instance is ready for use
    • analyzed octane, found Splay and Box2D to be bimodal on Android
    • recommended running 35 iterations to get 95% confidence in a reliable number for Octane

    Next:

    • cleanup talos suites to use filters and mozafterpaint correctly
    • resolve issues for webpagetest instance: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/wpt-controller
    • document finding for Octane, produce Android and desktop numbers for the platform meeting
    • Investigate bimodal data on talos
    • continue feedback on new datazilla.mozilla.org UI

    Coordination:

    ateam, perf, games

    scaraveo@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • worked out new approach for patches in case remote frameworker doesnt land
    • small stuff landed, still working towards finishing out bug 889427
    • partner meetings

    Next:

    • possible slight changes to ux for socialmarks button

    fgomes@mozilla.com

    Done:

    Done:

    • bug 851466 - Import downloads.sqlite to downloads.json
      • Started working in this bug, posted a wip v1 and worked through the feedback for a v2
    • Various reviews and feedback and working with e10s folks
    • bug 516753 - Refactor context area menu for e10s
    • bug 899222 - About:home for e10s
    • bug 897062 - Middle click support for e10s
    • bug 896748 - Notification request box
    • bug 902695 - Implement openURIInFrame
    • bug 895957 - goDoCommand
    • bug 903184 - Disable more FullZoom code
    • bug 786407 - Fix UninstallString for webapps installer
    • bug 902048 - Use getOuterWindowWithId in webappsui.jsm
    • bug 901757 - Create file with correct permissions in webapps installer

    dgiani@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Ext4 transparent decompression v1
      • Discussions are still continuing on the LKML
    • Ext4 transparent decompression v2
      • Traced a lot of ext4 code. Code makes a lot more sense
    • Monday was a holiday

    Next:

    • Ext4 transparent decompression v2
      • Experimenting with changing page mapping
      • Code is clear now, so time to make changes
    • Volatile Ranges
      • Next patchset has just arrived, test firefox changes

    Coordination:

    • Continue discussing with upstream on where to target changes
      • I still think that within the filesystem is a better choice, just to avoid a lot of corner cases
      • Also the VFS "firewall" is hard to cross.

    mak@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Landed on UX Bug 855805 - Create the Bookmarks widget with subview
    • Experimental patch in Bug 894331 - Automatic batches for Places results.
    • Gone through Downloads Panel feature recent feedback
    • Review Bug 513168 - Remove "Stop" and "Reload" from View menu
    • Review Bug 519937 - Remove "Back", "Forward" and "Home" from History menu
    • Feedback Bug 836437 - Add the ability to resume a download from where it stopped
    • Review Bug 874814 - (OMTConnectionClose) [Storage] Implement OMT AsyncClose()
    • Feedback Bug 891303 - Async-friendly transaction manager for Places
    • Review Bug 895839 - Remove support for binary annotations
    • Feedback Bug 895907 - Aero selection styling bottom border is too much bright
    • Review Bug 896193 - Adopt Promises in mozIAsyncLivemarks

    Next:

    • Handle Reviews/Feedback backlog
    • Fix tests for Bug 894331 - Automatic batches for Places results

    jaws@mozilla.com

    Done:

    Landed on UX:

    • Bug 895724 - Remove reload-button and stop-button from browser.xul since they are not needed anymore
    • Bug 895778 - Optimize code path of CustomizableUIInternal.registerToolbar

    Up for review:

    • Bug 896291 - "Close other tabs" should show the confirmation dialog if the number of tabs is greater than browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo
    • Bug 896157 - Optimize the CustomizableUIInternal.setLocationAttributes function

    Build a focused profiler for CustomizableUI and shared it with mconley so we can measure perf changes between optimizations. Will blog about it.

    Next:

    • Contact someone from the layout team about a dirty nsIReflowObserver
    • Need to start reaching out to other people to see what possible ideas they may have for fixing perf of WinXP tpaint.

    dolske@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Another round of Australis prioritization triage
    • wontfix'd bug 893065 and bug 893013
    • Met with rel-mgmt, support, QA to talk about Australis compat impact with addons
    • Updated patch for bug 355063
    • Lots of other Australis stuff

    gavin@gavinsharp.com

    Done:

    Next:

    • Blog post about work week
    • finalize Q3 goals

    espindola.invalid@smedbergs.us

    Done:

    misc:

    • Accepted a job offer at another company. This is my last week at mozilla.

    mozilla-central:

    • a2e147b93af6 - bug 845277 - Asan builds burning with "js/src/jsproxy.h:346:7: error: visibility does not match previous declaration".

    • 8db79d56a4b1 - bug 845613 - Locking issues in the write poisoning code.

    • 64ccf95dc579 - bug 846298 - Misc cleanups to the write poisoning base/OS split.

    • 00c6018cb20e - bug 846922 - Read late write stacks on windows.

    telemetry-toolbox:

    • e01dd67088ebb124181ca55e3766ab4e056659d6 - Use a short timeout. In some cases we can get a lot of timeouts from the symbolication server. With the default urllib2 timeout the script would not finish in time (take more than one day).

    Next:

    • Finish the windows write poisoning (bug 847492, bug 847468 and bug 846471).
    • Do an end to end test to see if a windows lat write shows up in the late write report.
    • Exit interview.

    b56girard@gmail.com

    Done:

    • bug 839740: GTest is ready to land, waiting on review
    • Continue to improve multi-threaded profile support in the UI
    • bug 734691: Worked with snorp to add Multi-thread support to the non breakpad backend.
    • bug 839538: Fixing up the tear down sequence for the layers refactor
    • bug 779291: Reviewed the preliminary SPS rollup patch

    Next:

    • bug 839538: Fixing up the tear down sequence for the layers refactor
    • Help with breakpad unwinding any way I can.

    tabraldes@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Implemented review comments for bug 795832 - synthesized input events
    • Thought of and implemented a way to avoid SetCursorPos in bug 795832
    • Attempted to get on-screen keyboard to appear by synthesizing click in URL bar
      • That didn't work, so tested manually clicking in URL bar
      • Filed bug 809629 about clicking in URL bar not showing soft keyboard - turns out this is expected behavior
    • Submitted, backed out, fixed, resubmitted patch for bug 795832
    • Switched to building locally with VS2010, switched to building release builds
    • Debugged remaining issue with metro chrome tests; browser hangs while unloading a DLL during shutdown, but log is written
    • Implementing chrome tests
      • Updated browser_context_ui.js to test right-click interaction with context UI

    Next:

    • More tests! I'll be going through browser/metro/base/tests/fennectests and porting them to metro

    necheverria@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • minor fixes on bug 770317 (xperf mainthread io tracker)
    • investigating bug 774949 and getting familiar with the code, proposed preliminary patch
    • day off Thursday (intern scavenger hunt)
    • intern presentation

    Next:

    • check more on the consequences of removing JAR validation in getOwner in bug 774949 (as also mentioned in bug 726125)
    • bug 748598, or find another snappy-p1 bug, or coordinate with vladan to help him with some bugs

    jmathies@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • command execute handler prep for review
    • finished up xul fennec code base move. This is as far as I can get things until we work out the mixed platform/app resources problem.
    • fixed pymake/make issues with reg scripts.
    • fixed a bug with the dummy vccor dll that showed up with our builders.
    • upgrading local systems to new win8 release / VS tool set.

    Next:

    • migrating metro code base to RC VC11
    • work with bbondy on any xaml interop removal fallout
    • hopefully finish up /browser integration near the end of the week, get elm zip installs functional.

    dtownsend@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Submitted pdf.js packaging work for review (bug 740795)
    • Patched a problem on OSX with FAT filesystem profiles (bug 733436)
    • Patched a problem with restartless add-ons when moving profiles between machines (bug 744833)
    • Added some quoting for the extensions crash report annotation (bug 753900)
    • Thoughts on shipping the SDK in Firefox and problems with supporting other apps: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/SDK-in-Firefox

    mozstatusupdate@glek.net

    Done:

    • bug 748417: python script to generate metrics-friendly json from our histogram definitions
    • lots of reviews on Yoric's File API
    • bug 743877: poked at tab delays due to settimeouts

    ddahl@mozilla.com

    Done:

    • Work Week last week for Identity derailed some development

    Made some progress on bug 673432 "Mobile implementation crypto.getRandomValues" - this bug also governs re-adding a crypto object to window on mobile platforms

    Worked on bug 734076 - I have a working patch, there are some unanswered questions yet

    Next:

    More of the same

    myk@mozilla.org

    Done:

    Next:

    • dig into Apps front-end and platform requirements

    Coordination:

    • in MV Wednesday

    margaret.leibovic@gmail.com

    Done:

    • Site settings menuitem (bug 706876)
    • Click-to-play plugins follow-ups

    Next:

    • Form autocomplete follow-ups (dependencies set on bug 695444)
    • Random bug fixing

    Coordination:

    • PTO next week. Back January 4.

    me@shawnwilsher.com

    Done:

    • Reviewed bug 699051 - Track slow sql queries on main thread + send them in via telemetry
    • Reviewed bug 465299 - mozStorageStatementWrapper::Initialize should check statement state/validity
    • Reviewed bug 702815 - Maintain a list of open SQLite connections
    • Reviewed bug 703143 - Use a memory multi-reporter for SQLite's per-connection reporting
    • Reviewed bug 557047 - Replace mailnews specific ifdef (MOZ_MAIL_NEWS) in cookie code with tests for a protocol flag

    honzab.moz@firemni.cz

    Done:

    (Extremely busy week, so not much done)

    review bug 534764 review bug 623948 analyzes bug 637657 bug 637361 bug 638179 bug 638218

    Next:

    continue reviewing new http pipelining stuff from Patrick McManus start playing with bug 370886

    michal.novotny@gmail.com

    Done:

    • bug 604897 - Unable to cache small entries when CACHE00[1-3]_ is full
    • bug 599127 - Wyciwyg channel write's end up doing synchronous disk IO
    • bug 592422 - preallocate individual (non-block) cache files
    • bug 597224 - HTTP Cache: use directory tree to store cache files

    Next:

    • bug 614513 - Crash in nsCacheService::DeactivateEntry during Linux Talos ts_cold

    bherland@mozilla.com

    Done:

    bug #549767 (flush cache-metadata off main thread): new approach, some discussion

    bug #589296 (Crash in [@ nsHttpChannel::ContinueProcessResponse): lots of analysis and thinking

    bug #561276 (Cookie dependency on cache determination for image redirects): patch submitted and reviewed

    Next:

    bug #549767 (flush cache-metadata off main thread): new approach, some discussion

    bug #536295 (e10s HTTP: offline application cache) : review

    bug #575928 ("http-on-modify-request" doesn't work on "CONNECT" method): review

    bug #551447 (Avoid async writes to memory-cache) : fix

    bug #572557 (nsDiskCacheEvictor::VisitRecord() dooms used entries unnecessary) : fix

    Coordination:

    bug #561276 (Cookie dependency on cache determination for image redirects): waiting for approval

    bug #548406 (xpcshell-test causing leak in nsMemoryCache) : needs review (michal)

    bparr.invalid@smedbergs.us

    Done:

    • Mainly worked on Bug 551274 - Update nsAddonRepository for API version 1.5:
      • Adds functionality needed for my current project
      • Adds a bunch of missing tests for AddonRepository.jsm
    • Landed Bug 558287 - Add support for searching add-ons on AMO via the addon manager's search bar
    • Fixed small bugs:
      • Bug 580379 - Move and improve CSS introduced in Bug 558287
      • Bug 578467 - xpinstall.whitelist.add prefs are not emptied when converted into permissions on startup with new profile

    Next:

    • Continue work on current project:
      • Begin showing new information from AMO in detailed and list view (temporarily storing information)
      • Begin work on back-end storage of new AMO data
    • Look into my other beta 4 and beta N blockers

    mnandigama.invalid@smedbergs.us

    Done:

    Working on bugs/enhancement requests on the topfails website.

    Tried [ unsuccessfully ] to create a backPort tracking application for changeset landings. The idea is to ask for a release branch and check if all the relevant landings on the branch are ported appropriately to all the current & active named-branches. Unfortunately, the logic of deciphering what are current active named branches on a given release is not trivial.

    Next:

    May 21st is my last working day with Mozilla.

    Coordination:

    Working on winding down and hand-off of the tools/scripts I develop/maintain to A-Team.

    vladimir@pobox.com

    Done:

    • xpcshell builds and runs

    Coordination:

    android

    kdangoor@mozilla.com

    Done:

    Can now build Bespin Embedded releases

    Next:

    Slim down the Bespin Embedded build (currently more than 600K compressed, but not gzipped). More docs Work on CommonJS presentation for JSConf.eu (I'll be giving the presentation at a2div this week.)