Open Bug 1492953 Opened 1 year ago Updated 4 months ago

[META] Homepage Remediation

Categories

(Firefox :: New Tab Page, enhancement, P2)

63 Branch
enhancement

Tracking

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Tracking Status
firefox70 - fix-optional

People

(Reporter: tspurway, Unassigned)

References

(Depends on 4 open bugs, Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Keywords: meta, Whiteboard: feature,)

Overriding the Home Page URL has been a target of hijackers and search providers for a long time and has potentially negatively affected users and Mozilla.

This feature represents efforts to ameliorate this situation.
Keywords: meta
Summary: Home Page Remediation → [META] Home Page Remediation
Depends on: 1494101
Iteration: --- → 64.1 (Sep 14)
Severity: normal → enhancement
Depends on: 1458617
Depends on: 1532314
Depends on: 1535090
Iteration: 64.1 - Sep 14 → 68.1 - Mar 18 - 31
Priority: -- → P2
Summary: [META] Home Page Remediation → [META] Homepage Remediation
Priority: P2 → P1
Depends on: 1535049
Iteration: 68.1 - Mar 18 - 31 → ---
Priority: P1 → P3
Component: Activity Streams: Newtab → New Tab Page

Tracking this as a feature aimed at 70 release.

Changing the priority to p2 as the bug is tracked by a release manager for the current nightly.
See What Do You Triage for more information

Priority: P3 → P2

Mark, are you working on this? Do you think it is still something you're aiming to ship in 70?

Flags: needinfo?(markh)

(In reply to Liz Henry (:lizzard) (use needinfo) from comment #3)

Mark, are you working on this? Do you think it is still something you're aiming to ship in 70?

No, I don't work on this part of Firefox - did you mean a different Mark?

Flags: needinfo?(markh) → needinfo?(lhenry)

(In reply to Mark Hammond [:markh] from comment #4)

(In reply to Liz Henry (:lizzard) (use needinfo) from comment #3)

Mark, are you working on this? Do you think it is still something you're aiming to ship in 70?

No, I don't work on this part of Firefox - did you mean a different Mark?

Probably me. The specific thing we're working on for 70 is just bug 1535049. I've started work on it, it shouldn't be a massive change.

Oh, sorry, yup. I meant standard8!

Flags: needinfo?(lhenry)
Depends on: 1578381
Depends on: 1578685
Depends on: 1578686
Depends on: 1583479
Depends on: 1585561
Depends on: 1585972
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