Photon landing strategy

Chris Peterson cpeterson at mozilla.com
Wed Mar 29 20:34:09 UTC 2017



On 3/29/2017 5:18 AM, Gijs Kruitbosch wrote:
> On 29/03/2017 11:42, Dão Gottwald wrote:
>> 2017-03-28 14:22 GMT+02:00 Gijs Kruitbosch <gkruitbosch at mozilla.com 
>> <mailto:gkruitbosch at mozilla.com>>:
>>
>>     On 28/03/2017 08:06, Chris Peterson wrote:
>>
>>         It seems like some of the smaller visible UI changes could
>>         probably ship in 55/56 without needing a pref. Users probably
>>         won't notice some of the UI polish features until everything
>>         is into place in 57. Shipping these smaller bits in 55/56
>>         would give us more testing.
>>
>>     Can you elaborate on this? What are "small visible UI changes"
>>     that users "won't notice"? I'm skeptical these even exists,
>>     looking at (for instance) things like
>>     https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1345989
>>     <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1345989> .
>>     https://xkcd.com/1172/ comes to mind... And yes, of course these
>>     are extreme examples, but I'm also looking at the mockups I've
>>     seen and thinking I don't see anything that falls in the "small
>>     polish" category in our main theming & structural changes.
>>
>>
>> You're reading Chris too literally.
> I fail to understand what is "literal" about my reading and how yours 
> is less so, and I'm disappointed that you're turning an honest 
> question into "you're (reading it) wrong".

Sorry for any confusion. I don't know the details for all the Photon 
work. I was just looking at the Photon bug tree and thought things like 
fast tab closing or fixing janky doorhanger transitions might not need a 
pref, even if they are visible.

chris
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