performance bug triage

Gavin Sharp gavin at
Wed Jun 12 22:31:45 UTC 2013

Not strictly related to this triage, but if you know of performance
issues in Firefox "front-end" code that either aren't filed, or aren't
tagged such that they show up in that query, now would also be a good
time to ensure that they are!


On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Gavin Sharp <gavin at> wrote:
> As mentioned in a previous Firefox development meeting, I'd like for us to
> have a special-edition Firefox bug triage focused on performance bugs. The
> Firefox team is having a work week at the end of June and our focus will be
> on performance in general: identifying performance issues, fixing them, and
> discussing any tools/techniques/tricks for making Firefox fast.
> So let's triage!
> I've added a new bug list to the triage etherpad:
> It includes bugs in the Firefox and Toolkit products with the "perf" or
> "main-thread-io" keywords, or that are tagged with [Snappy] in the
> whiteboard.
> The list is split into groups of 20 bugs, to be split up amongst triagers
> (anyone who feels comfortable following the guidelines should feel free to
> put their name next to a set of bugs!).
> The normal triage guidelines (listed on the etherpad) still apply: make sure
> the bug is still valid, dupe it if necessary, etc. In addition to those, I'd
> like to ask specifically that you keep an eye out for bugs that you think
> could reasonably be fixed by groups of 1-3 people working together during
> the work week (1-3 days), and make note of those in the etherpad as well.
> I'd like for us to have gone through the entire list by the end of next week
> before the work week, so please sign up now and help out!
> Gavin
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