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Channel Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays and Thursday - 2:00pm PDT, 21:00 UTC
  • Mountain View Offices: Warp Core Conference Room
  • irc.mozilla.org #planning for backchannel

Video/Teleconference Details - NEW

  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 99951 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 99951 (US)
  • Vidyo Room: Release Coordination
  • Vidyo Guest URL
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FORCETOC

Previous Actions


Schedule Update

  • FF16 Aurora was unthrottled (desktop/mobile) last Friday
  • FF15b2 is going to build today, will ship before the end of the week
  • FF14.0.1 post-mortem will be held this coming Tuesday at 9AM PT (Warp Core physical, Release Coordination virtual)
  • ARMv6 is now being targeted for FF16, not 15

Add-ons

  • Jorge away at BlackHat conf.
  • Nothing new for add-ons.

Stability

Aurora


Beta

Release

  • bug 530074 – Crash [@ StrChrIA ] from winsock and shlwapi.dll (LSP, evil *x86.dll module, or BitDefender)

Mobile

Stability

  • FN16/17 crash stats seem a bit high [akeybl]
    • there were some fixes in the nightly, (3 specifically)... 2 need to drop off from aurora/beta as well.
  • see Platform Meeting for details on specific bugs.
  • Arm v6/v7 separation is harder to detect. Kairo has a script to look at which separates by devices.

Currently there's a small number of crashes for Armv6 since it's not widely advertised. This will change once we advertise it more.

QA

QA

QAwanted


Verification Needed


Aurora


Beta


  • bug 766385 - Stage3D and StageVideo content Flash to not render when open in multiple tab...
    • Need info from Adobe

RelEng


Marketing/Communications

  • PR/PMM release postmortem today
  • What's New video being received very well
  • bug 774509 – We need to communicate the FF17 OS X 10.5 EOL to our users (add-on hotfix)
  • bug 767232 – Installing Firefox using the installer should ensure app.update.auto and app.update.enabled is true for the default profile

Support

  • Q: We think unthrottling would only be blocked on analyzing more feedback from input/sumo - how useful would a couple of more days be?

Top Issues:

Stability

  • Hanging, crashing, not responding and excessive system load. [1]
  • There are quite a few reports from these users that the issue was NOT happening in 13 [2].
  • Around a 20% increase in mentions of crashes, freezing, or unresponsiveness in 14.0.1 compared to 13.0.1 [3]
  • Many indicate that having multiple tabs open is a significant contributor [4]
  • Firefox 14.0.1/Bit Defender. Does not happen in 15 Beta. [5][6]

Netflix on Mac

  • This is still one of our top issues for the week. [7] [8]
  • Reports indicate that even updating Silverlight causes poor performance, jerky playback and sound issues. [9]
  • Possible unconfirmed workaround is go to finder-->applications, right click on Firefox, click on "get info", and check the box that says "open in 32-bit mode"

Features in 14.0.1:

Click to Play

  • Click to play interferes with YouTube fullscreen [10]
  • Some concerns with click to play have surfaced in the SUMO community [11]

Favicon

  • The removal of Favicons from the awesome bar is receiving generally negative feedback [12].

Native Fullscreen in Mac

  • Many users are excited about this update.
  • One complaint is that Toolbars do not auto-hide [13]

Roundtable

  • Unthrottling 14.0.1
      • 775724 – [adbe 3294668] Bejeweled Blitz is unusably slow with Flash 11.3 on Windows 7
      • 775090 – Firefox startup crash in PR_EnumerateAddrInfo | PR_GetHostByAddr
  • akeybl out Aug2-Aug21, gittin hitched

Actions

  • nhirata - follow up on an armv6 specific top crash list

Triage

Aurora Queries

Beta Queries