Quantum Flow Engineering Newsletter #2

Ehsan Akhgari ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 19:36:53 UTC 2017

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com>

> Now, on to the credits section.  I’d like to take a moment to recognize
> the work of the following individuals who have helped with various aspects
> of the Quantum Flow project.  Thank you very much for your help this past
> week!  (Apologies to those who I’m probably forgetting to name here.)
> * Kan-Ru Chen’s patches for bug 1194751 (moving PScreenManager off of sync
> IPC) are still under review.
> * Amy Chung submitted a first iteration patch for bug 1331680 (moving
> document.cookie off of sync IPC) for feedback.
> * Kearwood (kip) Gilbert has been helping with removing various sync IPC
> messages used in the WebVR implementation (bug 1344216 dependencies).
> * Boris Zbarsky made various input/textarea selection management APIs
> faster in many cases (bug 1343275, bug 1332036, bug 1342197).
> * Greg Tatum and Markus Stange’s improvements to https://perf-html.io/
> profiler UI significantly improve the responsiveness of the interface,
> making it much easier to look at profiles.
> * Nicholas Nethercote has been helping by fixing various threading, race
> and deadlock issues in the Gecko Profiler backend.
> * Michael Layzell has been helping with various telemetry data collection
> work.
> * Mike Conley has been teaching me how to use our telemetry analysis
> infrastructure.

I knew I was forgetting someone!  Better late than never:

* Miko Mynttinen made sorting of display lists according to the z-index of
the display items faster in bug 1343596

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