Meeting Notes Meetings notes from the Mozilla community

1-October-2014

Mobile: 2014-10-01

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

Schedule

  • Next merge: 2014-10-13

Topics for This Week

  • Tablet refresh update from Anthony and Yuan [10mins]

Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • Vikneshwar fixed bug 1053994 – Paste & Go attempts a Google search instead of recognizing a bookmark keyword

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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  • Actually made progress on MediaCodec patch[es].
    • Output going through SurfaceTexture, which avoids all of the YUV conversion insanity. This should be highly reliable and performant once finished up.
    • Now working on stability fixes, learned a lot about how to use MediaCodec from Grafika, a collection of samples made available by Google (or a googler): https://github.com/google/grafika/
  • Landed the Android support for the network change notifications. We should do a lot better now when you switch wifi -> 3g, etc.

Alan K. (ack)

This week

  • WebRTC refactoring to break DOM deps
  • Finished with feedback for cloudsync aurora uplift, should land soon

JChen

Fixed

Working on

  • Working on an add-on to make logcat/JS errors more visible

GCP

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Fixed

Working on

  • WebRTC standboxing investigation

Randall Barker

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Last Week:

  • Investigate new method for implementing standalone WebRTC.

Next Week(s):

  • Investigate new method for implementing standalone WebRTC.
  • Investigate sending H.264 instead of VP8 video to standalone WebRTC.

Eugen Sawin

Last week

  • Landed bug 1034114 – WebApp startup slowed significantly by debug server
  • Landed bug 1072639 – Notification event handlers not triggered for web apps webapp notification context
  • Fixed & landed bug 1051654 – APKs for previous versions of Nightly and Aurora stick around in Downloads
  • Fixed & landed bug 896735 – App update fails if Download folder doesn’t exist
  • Janus Proxy (https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mobile/Janus)
    • Applied workaround for image compression issue (low quality images may increase in size temporarily)

Next week

  • Land bug 1071831 – HTML5 video playback is not paused in the browser after opening in external player
  • Fix bug 1022669 – Display does not turn off while playing audio
  • Look into bug 942736 – Page-position when going back a page is not always remembered when conducting a scroll on prior page and then hitting back
  • Janus Proxy fixes and improvements

Brian Nicholson

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WesJ

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  • bug 1074189 – crash in java.lang.NullPointerException: at org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoApplication.onActivityResume$642b2292(GeckoApplication.java)
  • bug 1054035 – Block about urls in guest mode
  • bug 1071116 – crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: invalid value for param: totalBytes at android.app.DownloadManager.addCompletedDownload(DownloadManager.java)
  • bug 1070797 – crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: mimeType cant be null at android.app.DownloadManager.validateArgumentIsNonEmpty(DownloadManager.java)
  • bug 1072332 – crash in java.lang.NullPointerException: at org.mozilla.gecko.db.PerProfileDatabases.getDatabaseHelperForProfile(PerProfileDatabases.java)
  • bug 1071091 – System download manager needs a build time pref
  • bug 1072376 – Regression: Open/Close animation of the tabs tray and menu is sluggish
  • bug 1063541 crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Wifi:Enable was not registered at org.mozilla.gecko.EventDispatcher.unregisterListener(EventDispatcher.java)
  • bug 1071076 – Search button on keyboard doesn’t work with the search widget in error pages

LucasR

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Last week

Next week

  • Fix fallout from status bar tinting or backout feature
  • Wrap-up tab strip bits for the current engineering milestone

liuche

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Margaret

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Highlights:

Past:

Present:

mcomella

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Past

  • Browser toolbar refresh
    • bug 1058909 – Implement new tablet toolbar display mode
    • bug 1071878 – Sites without favicons should show an empty rectangle rather than a globe
    • bug 1071226 – Refine private browsing new tablet browser toolbar
    • bug 1073449 – Regression: the default favicon icon looks too big on phones
    • bug 1072466 – Update new tablet assets

Present

  • Browser toolbar refresh
    • bug 1071267 – Revise door hanger behavior in new tablet toolbar
    • bug 1019127 – Remove updateChildrenEnabledStateForEditing
    • bug 960746 – Back/forward button state can get out of sync on tablets
    • bug 1070087 – Discuss new tablet menu bar button size
    • bug 1072464 – Discuss new tablet forward button size
    • bug 1072469 – Discuss new tablet browser toolbar height
    • bug 1075531 – Robocop failures in larch due to changes in toolbar
  • bug 1020534 – Tablet toolbar icons hard to read on dark lightweight themes

Future

  • 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
  • bug 1058902 – Implement new tablet browser toolbar editing mode

rnewman

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  • Project Vancouver. Writeup to follow this week, along with more work.
  • ~1 day PTO.
  • FxA metrics investigation for board stuff.
  • Lots of Sync and FHR randomization — reviews (e.g., bug 675397, questions (e.g., pagination), Dispensing Hard-won Experience┬«.
  • Mobile reviews. Backlog built up last week, which I’m burning through now.
  • bug 1045053 is awaiting bnicholson review.

nalexander

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  • Code: Remote Tabs home panel UI polish tickets landing this week. Split pane tablet view still outstanding.
  • Code: Re-landing bug 1065306 because Python and Unicode is a match made in heaven.
  • Testing: working on first pass at test runner for instrumentation tests in automation (meta bug is bug 1064004).
  • IDEs: meeting with mhaigh to discuss Android best practices and Android Studio integration tomorrow morning.

Past

Present

Martyn Haigh

Done

Doing

To Do

BLassey

Fixed

Working on

Antlam

  • Past
    • Tablet V1 wrap up
    • Firefox Search V1 wrap up
    • Toolbar improvements V1 wrap up
    • bug 1071730: Working on ideas to improve search on Fennec
    • General UI clean up bugs
  • Upcoming
    • bug 1075219: About: pages UI clean up
    • bug 1058663: Toolbar improvements cont’d!
    • PTO (but will remain addicted to emails), back on the 15th.

Yuan

  • Worked on search/edit mode on tablet. Get to v1 and v2 scope this week.
  • Synced up with FxOS UX Taiwan about copy + paste interactions
  • Continue to follow up with the UX for search engine update
  • Discussions about lightweight onboarding. Get to a few concepts for full “Get started” this week.

Robin

  • Project 105 concepts

WebRT

  • Myk still distracted by another project
  • making progress on hiring for open position
  • needinfo Myk for urgent issues

QA

Feature Focus

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