Closed Bug 1374399 Opened 7 years ago Closed 6 years ago

Enable WebVR by default on macOS


(Core :: WebVR, enhancement, P2)




Tracking Status
relnote-firefox --- 58+
firefox57 --- wontfix
firefox58 --- fixed


(Reporter: kip, Assigned: kip)



(Keywords: dev-doc-complete)


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Assignee: nobody → kgilbert
Blocks: 1310656
Depends on: 1383907
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.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Priority: -- → P2
Attachment #8910532 - Flags: review?(dmu)
An intent-to-ship has been sent:!topic/

As soon as we have r+ on the patch, we are ready to land.
Comment on attachment 8910532 [details]
Bug 1374399 - Enable WebVR by default for macOS

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+
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Enable WebVR by default for macOS r=daoshengmu
Closed: 6 years ago
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)]:
Depends on: 1407861
I've documented this by adding a note to the Fx58 rel notes:

And updating the WebVR support info on our browser compat data repo:
Added in Beta58 release notes.
(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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