`about:telemetry` support for Origin Telemetry

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 68

Status

()

enhancement
P1
normal
RESOLVED FIXED
3 months ago
19 days ago

People

(Reporter: chutten, Assigned: chutten)

Tracking

unspecified
mozilla68
Points:
2
Dependency tree / graph
Bug Flags:
qe-verify +

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox68 fixed)

Details

Attachments

(1 attachment, 1 obsolete attachment)

Assignee

Description

3 months ago

To support QA, we'll be needing a way to inspect Origin Telemetry contents on a running Firefox.

The usual way is via about:telemetry... so let's do that.

This bug is about using the existing plaintext snapshotting API Telemetry.getOriginSnapshot() to display a section in about:telemetry's "current ping" area called "Origin Telemetry".

This should come with explainer text to describe in as plain language as possible that these origins are only sent when encoded in such a way that we only get aggregated statistics out of it. (in short, it's a privacy-preserving mechanism of data collection).

Might be worth passing the draft in front of comms before we ship it. We wouldn't want a misinterpretation turning this into a "thing".

...maybe we could show the plaintext and encoded prioData structures one after the other? Might be illustrative.

How urgent is this bug, given the conversion work happening in bug 1523741 (hopefully not far from the end)?

On a side note, there's a lot of hardcoding brand names in the strings (Mozilla, Firefox), and I'm not exactly sure we should be doing that.

(In reply to Francesco Lodolo [:flod] from comment #2)

How urgent is this bug, given the conversion work happening in bug 1523741 (hopefully not far from the end)?

The project "Content Blocking measurement with Prio" is targeted at Fx 68.
From my understanding, this bug is part of the project. I'm not sure how critical this bug is for the feature, but it's necessary for QA feature testing.

Assignee

Updated

3 months ago
See Also: → 1523741
Assignee

Updated

3 months ago
Assignee: nobody → chutten
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Points: --- → 2
Priority: -- → P1
Assignee

Updated

2 months ago
Depends on: 1523741
Attachment #9054620 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #9056932 - Attachment description: Bug 1539257 - Show Origin Telemetry in about:telemetry r?janerik → Bug 1539257 - Show Origin Telemetry in about:telemetry l10n-r?flod r?janerik

Comment 5

2 months ago
Pushed by chutten@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/382518bd8029
Show Origin Telemetry in about:telemetry l10n-r?flod r=janerik,flod

Comment 6

2 months ago
bugherder
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla68
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