Meeting Notes

28-May-2014

Mobile: 2014-05-28

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm

Schedule

  • Next Merge: 2014-06-09

Topics for This Week

Firefox Search
Moving ahead with experiments (more to add)

Contextual hints
Landing more stuff (more to add)

Friends of the Mobile Team

Give a shoutout/thanks to people for helping fix and test bugs. Make sure friends also get awarded a badge. New contributors are highlighted in bold.

  • Jakub Miara fixed bug 1002537, a concurrency-related favicon bug, as his first contribution. Nice work!

  • Zhanpeng Zeng (:marcus) fixed bug 923368 – Home panel items should allow for copying URL (first patch!)
  • Gokul Caushik fixed bug 972723 – Reading list icon persists when aborting page load and going back to about:home (first patch!)
  • Zack Liu fixed bug 990066 – Update generator function declarations in HomeProvider.jsm
  • Vikneshwar (vik123) fixed bug 1010096 – Display add-ons in alphabetical order in about:addons
  • Alexandru Chiriac fixed bug 997049 – “Switch to tab” does not work for Reading List entries
  • Capella fixed bug 852595 – Increase vertical space to show more remote tabs in tabs tray

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?

  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?

Please keep your update to under 2 minutes!

James W. (snorp)

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  • Finally have headless gecko passing all tests. Waiting on Finkle to reject patch.

  • Got a webapp startup perf test going, bc integrating into autophone
  • bug 1014794 – console.log messages no longer appear in logcat output
  • Playing with Gonzales

Alan K. (ack)

Last week:

  • Bug fixes + feedback changes for CloudSync

This week:

  • Cleanup/refactoring CloudSync for landing based on review feedback (thanks rnewman!)

JChen

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Fixed

Working on

GCP

  • Last week

    • WebRTC 3.50, refactoreded & all r+ed

    • SafeBrowsing reviews
    • Some fatfennec stuff
  • Next week
    • WebRTC 3.50 make it upliftable

    • Mostly holidays

Randall Barker

  • Last Week: Implemented standalone DNS service, began working on standalone Socket Transport Service.

  • This Week: Finish standalone STS. Get code building in standalone repository outside of gecko-dev.

Eugen Sawin

Last week

Next week

  • Gonzales

    • Standard-conformant caching

    • Performance logging
  • Investigating issue with high CPU usage/hangs on desktop with SPDY proxy enabled

Sylvain Cleymans

Last Week:

  • Benchmarks on the different images compression tools

  • Basic image compression in Gonzales

Next week:

  • Continue working on (image) compression

Brian Nicholson

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LucasR

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Last week

  • bug 1010764 – Make empty tab thumbnails visually consistent

  • bug 1011620 – Revisit how suggestedsites.json is generated at build time
  • bug 1013870 – Settings activity crashes if you build Fennec with targetSdkVersion=19
  • bug 1010261 – Add preference to enable/disable suggested sites
  • bug 1016949 – Fix TestSuggestedSites to account for enable/disable pref
  • (In progress) bug 1004517 – Allow including local images for Home.panels imageUrl fields
  • (In progress) bug 1009587 – Implement image precedence behaviour around suggested thumbnails
  • (In progress) bug 1012462 – Support suggested sites in distribution files
  • (In progress) bug 974434 – Add support for items with variable height in PanelGridView
  • Working with Square team to add the APIs we need to consolidate all our image loading code around Picasso:
  • Lots of reviews

Next week

  • Wrap-up pending bugs/features for Suggested Sites in Fx32

  • Toolbar improvements

liuche

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  • More misc telemetry bugs

  • Contextual hint details with ibarlow/antlam
    • bug 1014293 – Trying out some private browsing contextual hints

    • Swipeable home screen banner hint
  • bug 1010266 – Handle blacklisting “Removed” Top Sites suggestions
  • Mentoring bug 1011714, bug 1013672

Margaret

Highlights

  • Allowing users to clear history from the history panel – bug 998009

  • Still working on “Recent Tabs” panel – bug 1004850
  • Hub bug organization
  • Working with pascalc to localize Home Feeds and goal.com add-ons

Fixed

Working on

eedens

Past

Current

  • bug 1009376: Add android:summary for “Scroll title bar” (Need to add UX’s feedback)
  • Continue working on search intent

    • Get architecture feedback

    • Get UX feedback
    • Make code review plan

Future

mcomella

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Past

  • bug 958889 – Make Fennec “Synced Tabs” tray display entry point to Firefox Account + Sync when user has no existing accounts

Present

  • bug 1006294 – Address bar would not unhide, content over scrolled instead of glow when panning

  • bug 997477 – Add a way to close edit mode in one tap on tablet
  • bug 998000 – Create BrowserApp.cancelEditingMode for consistency with BrowserApp.enter/commitEditingMode
  • bug 932208 – BrowserToolbar and HomeFragment context menu ‘Share’ option should be disabled for these protocols: about:// chrome:// file://
  • bug 1009315 – Replace TelemetryContract interfaces with enums

Future

  • Too busy with other things:

    • Herding bug 941155 (fix talos on mobile to have pageloader tests working in regular mode and nochrome mode) along

    • bug 939350 – Create Python linter wrapper
  • bug 983437 – Delay FHR pruning until the screen is off
  • bug 989441 – Centralized documentation for writing tests

RNewman

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Fixed

Working on

nalexander

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Last week: Remote Tabs panel improvements! New|private tab switching!

This week: Remote Tabs panel improvements! New|private tab switching!

Fixed

Working on

BLassey

  • bug 1016747 – android protocol

  • bug 1010068 – disable OCSP on Firefox for Android, Ian approves, but wants EV sites to continue to turn green with OCSP disabled
  • bug 1013588 – gecko-based android launcher

Ian Barlow

  • Doing some housecleaning on old bugmail (sorry for the spam!)

  • Search — initial outline http://cl.ly/352L3R1U0T0g
  • Trying to help get some new suggested sites onto our homepage
  • Thinking about Top Sites
  • Interviewing some design candidates

Anthony

  • Search UX work with Ibarlow

  • Tablets work with Ibarlow, Yuan
  • Filed/Working on UX bugs for some basic tab interactions, tabs tray, etc
  • bug 899643 – Synced Tabs divider improvements]
  • bug 997288 – “Open in New|Private Tab” should have a quick switch-to-tab feature]
  • bug 1007436 – Add help FAQ link to negative feedback form]
  • (in progress) bug 1014631 – Add badge counts to normal and private tab buttons in TabsTray]
  • (in progress) bug 1014335 – Make “Pull to Refresh” in Synced Tabs and Home Panels feel excellent.]
  • Looking at contextual hints bugs

Yuan

  • Started filing tablet redesign bugs: [Meta] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014156

  • Worked on tab status design on tablet
  • Started learning Sass and Quartz Composer for prototyping
  • Tablet design walkthrough with Deb.
  • Haida brain dump with Josh Carpenter (FxOS)

WebRT

  • continuing focus on bug fixes, minor enhancements, and tests

  • smarting from regressions like bug 1013684 and bug 903291
  • bumping priority of test work (relative to enhancements)

Notable Bugs

  • bug 991394 – previously-installed apps stop running – fixed and uplifted to Aurora & Beta

  • bug 1007770 – WebApp update prompt looks scary – update icon – fixed; requested uplift to Aurora & Beta
  • bug 995803 – crash in java.lang.IllegalStateException – needs branch patch for Aurora uplift
  • bug 1011093 – WebApp update prompt looks scary – wordsmith notification text – discussed; needs decision by blassey & ibarlow
  • bug 1009954 – implement unit tests for WebappManager – work-in-progress patch wants feedback
  • bug 957067 – Pass back error when incorrect data passed through in install APK – patch needs updating; blocks other fixes
  • bug 1011832 – Loading my app on Android displays a blank white screen – investigated but unable to reproduce
  • bug 1003962 – Line Runner hangs on launch with white screen – under investigation
  • bug 1013428 – mozilla-apk-cli App Updates side-loaded don’t appear – under investigation
  • bug 1013433 – uninstalling, resideloading, and relaunching app causes it to stall at white screen – under investigation

A-Team

QA

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Feature Focus

Firefox 30 (Beta)- Release: Jun 10, 2014

Firefox 31 (Aurora) – Release: Jul 22, 2014

Firefox 32 (Nightly) – Release: Sep 2, 2014


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