Enable WebVR by default on macOS

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 58

Status

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P2
enhancement
RESOLVED FIXED
2 years ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: kip, Assigned: kip)

Tracking

(Blocks: 1 bug, {dev-doc-complete})

unspecified
mozilla58
All
macOS
dev-doc-complete
Points:
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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(relnote-firefox 58+, firefox57 wontfix, firefox58 fixed)

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Updated

2 years ago
Assignee: nobody → kgilbert
Blocks: 1310656
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Updated

2 years ago
Depends on: 1383907
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Comment 1

2 years ago
Now that Bug 1383907 has enabled tests and macOS High Sierra is coming out of Beta, expect that this can be enabled by default in FF58.  After the FF57 uplift date, I will send out an "Intent to Ship" email and flip the pref on if there are no objections.
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Updated

2 years ago
Severity: normal → enhancement
status-firefox57: --- → affected
Priority: -- → P2
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Keywords: dev-doc-needed
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Updated

2 years ago
Attachment #8910532 - Flags: review?(dmu)
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Comment 3

2 years ago
An intent-to-ship has been sent: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.platform/MCSJOhbqSVE

As soon as we have r+ on the patch, we are ready to land.

Comment 4

2 years ago
mozreview-review
Comment on attachment 8910532 [details]
Bug 1374399 - Enable WebVR by default for macOS

https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/181970/#review190878

LGTM. But, we should open a follow-up bug for mac to enable mochitest and reftest on release channel.
Attachment #8910532 - Flags: review?(dmu) → review+

Comment 5

2 years ago
Pushed by kgilbert@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/03fee7b5807d
Enable WebVR by default for macOS r=daoshengmu
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/03fee7b5807d
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
status-firefox58: --- → fixed
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla58
Release Note Request (optional, but appreciated)
[Why is this notable]: New cool feature
[Affects Firefox for Android]: No
[Suggested wording]: WebVR has been enabled for Mac OS X users
[Links (documentation, blog post, etc)]:
status-firefox57: affected → wontfix
relnote-firefox: --- → ?
Depends on: 1407861
I've documented this by adding a note to the Fx58 rel notes:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Releases/58#DOM

And updating the WebVR support info on our browser compat data repo:

https://github.com/mdn/browser-compat-data/pull/564
Keywords: dev-doc-needed → dev-doc-complete
Added in Beta58 release notes.
relnote-firefox: ? → 58+
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Comment 10

a year ago
(In reply to Gerry Chang [:gchang] from comment #9)
> Added in Beta58 release notes.

Please note my comment I have added to the release notes doc, copied here for reference:

WebVR is working on macOS with SteamVR and the HTC Vive; however, SoftVision has had technical difficulties with their test hardware (due to Apple bug, not in their control) and has not been able to verify for QA. I have been advised to enable WebVR on macOS only for Nightly and DevEdition until SoftVision is able to complete QA. I am prioritizing a patch to update the prefs accordingly in Bug 1426500.
Flags: needinfo?(gchang)
Hi :kip,
I've removed this one. Thanks.
Flags: needinfo?(gchang)
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