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PiP subtitles, screenshots in ‘about’ pages & more – These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 125


  • Highlights and updates are a little thin this week since a lot of the team is still recovering from All Hands.
  • cmkm added support for Picture-in-Picture subtitles for Frontend Masters! Check out an example here.
  • Shane made a change to allow accessing quick actions (via ‘> <SPACEBAR>’) even when the user has removed them from the suggestions.
  • Once bug 1790855 lands, the screenshots toolbar button will be enabled on about: pages when `screenshots.browser.component.enabled` is set to true. Bug is currently queued for landing. Set `screenshots.browser.component.enabled` to true to see the ongoing screenshots work.
  • Across the tree, more than 25% of our JSMs have been converted to ESMs! Keep up the good work, everybody!

Friends of the Firefox team


  • DJ Walker
  • Jonathan Sudiaman

Resolved bugs (excluding employees)

Script to find new contributors from bug list

Volunteers that fixed more than one bug

  • Brian Pham
  • Nolan Ishii

New contributors (🌟 = first patch)

Project Updates


  • According to the L10n Development team, we are currently on track to have all DTD strings removed from the codebase by the time Firefox 107 uplifts!
  • eemeli is in the process of converting all of our PluralForm .properties string usages to Fluent

ESMification status

Lint, Docs and Workflow

Migration Improvements (CalState LA Project)


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  • Quick Actions:
  • Jonathan and Nolan migrated some more of our modules to ES modules.

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