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Mobile: 2015-02-25

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am


  • Merge happened!
  • Next merge March 30 (moved up one week!)

Topics for This Week

  • Fx36 release in holding pattern
  • Split APK testing on beta
  • Fullscreen bugs

Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to
1113658 Unable to download while using second Android account REOPENED Wesley Johnston (:wesj) (wjohnston)
1120895 Interaction between TalkBack and Firefox beta/aurora/nightly broken with latest TalkBack 4.10 NEW Eitan Isaacson [:eeejay] (eitan)
1122643 Regression: Occasionally after a tab switch, images in the active tab turn black; corrects itself on reload NEW Seth Fowler [:seth] (seth)
1126561 crash in __aeabi_fcmpgt NEW Anthony Jones (:kentuckyfriedtakahe, :k17e) (ajones)
1131563 Only a few frames played in WebM video (Android 2.3/3.0/4.0+) NEW Benjamin Chen [:bechen] (bechen)
1132089 Regression: Default search engine overrode on browser upgrade NEW

6 Total;
6 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to
1071690 WebGL content disappears NEW Robert O’Callahan (:roc) (Mozilla Corporation) (roc)
1093815 Use AndroidPlatformDecoder for standalone MP3 on Android ASSIGNED Matthew Gregan [:kinetik] (kinetik)
1120762 Test, solidify, and document Google Play distribution approach for split APKs ASSIGNED Sylvestre Ledru [:sylvestre] (sledru)
1127464 still crashing in nsObserverService::RemoveObserver(nsIObserver*, char const*) NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp)
1130996 MP4 broken on Nightly on Alcatel One Touch 8008D NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp)
1131004 Pre-installed OpenH264 add-on has no pertinent user information about why it’s installed NEW Anthony Lam (:antlam) (alam)
1131087 Search activity will use geo default instead of user-set default NEW Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle)
1132763 Hiding system UI in reader mode is broken NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella)
1132984 Regression: Full-Screen video playback exhibits a status-bar shown in Android 4.0 and in 4.4+ a status-bar grey background shown NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella)

9 Total;
9 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to
659285 Extend media.autoplay.enabled to provide a way to disable untrusted play() invocations REOPENED James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp)
1010068 Disable OCSP in Firefox for Android NEW Brad Lassey [:blassey] (use needinfo?) (blassey.bugs)
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) (dkeeler)
1051556 crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: invalid selection notification range: <n> to <n>, length: <m> at org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoEditable.onSelectionChange( NEW Eugen Sawin [:esawin] (esawin)
1063873 Ship the right libomxplugin files for supported API ranges NEW
1108527 Severe canvas performance regression compared to Firefox 29 ASSIGNED James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp)
1114096 Wrong tab got mirrored NEW Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle)
1115004 Use fine-grained Google Play Services libraries ASSIGNED Nick Alexander :nalexander (nalexander)
1118467 Keyboard doesn’t stay open when trying to input text on site NEW Eugen Sawin [:esawin] (esawin)
1120004 Update Reader View controls ASSIGNED :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic)
1120511 Autophone – Twitter Throbber stop regression 2015-01-15 REOPENED Seth Fowler [:seth] (seth)
1122302 Reduce “Menu -> Share” click count by creating “Send tab to device” menu item (in lieu of “Add to Firefox”) NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella)
1123389 Allow Android-side reading list service work to ride the trains NEW
1126244 Create a maximum reader mode cache size and evict records when necessary NEW :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic)
1127441 turn off font inflation ASSIGNED Kevin Brosnan [:kbrosnan] (kbrosnan)
1127445 Add “Add to reading list” button in the browser menu NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella)
1127451 Change reading list length field to be word count NEW :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic)
1128431 ‘Start browsing’ link from onboarding v1.5 is not visible on small screen devices NEW Allison Naaktgeboren please NEEDINFO? :ally (ally)
1129074 Content view sometimes blank on load until restart NEW Eugen Sawin [:esawin] (esawin)
1129168 Remote Tabs panel flickers after Bug 1063742 NEW Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] (vivekb.balakrishnan)
1129171 Update Remote Tabs home panel split pane styling for landscape tablets NEW
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire NEW
1129840 Tabs are not always restored on Gingerbread devices NEW Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle)
1130372 Onboarding screen still showing behind externally opened url NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] (liuche)
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW
1132508 Last tab is cut off in tab tray after rotation NEW Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh)
1132918 Unrecognised words on direct voice input will display two error notifications NEW James Hugman [:jhugman] [@jhugman] (jhugman)
1132922 The voice input launches directly with the error ‘Audio problem’ NEW James Hugman [:jhugman] [@jhugman] (jhugman)

28 Total;
28 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);

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.

  • YF (Yang) fixed bug 1135007 – “Sync Now” button is not translated
  • dominique fixed bug 1134338 – Move ZoomedView inflate in BrowserApp and bug 1126866 – Fix the text size in zoomed view
  • rricard fixed bug 1085609 – Disable testDoorHanger on 2.3 (and is working on bug 1135102 to re-enable it)
  • AndyP fixed bug 1125528 – Create abstract class for SelectionHandler tests and bug 1124884 – Clear search history in Firefox Search after using ‘Clear Private Data’ in Firefox
  • (iOS) aaronraimist fixed bug 1096965 – Default favicon image for bookmarks
  • (iOS) TomACPace fixed bug 1125258 – Switch to tab for JS prompts

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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  • bug 1090300 – crash in mozilla::MediaCodecDataDecoder::DecoderLoop()

Working on:

  • bug 1127464 – still crashing in nsObserverService::RemoveObserver(nsIObserver*, char const*)
  • bug 1121541 – Autophone – PROCESS-CRASH | dom/media/test/test_autoplay_contentEditable.html | application crashed [@ + 0x1cd54]
  • bug 1136364 – Remove EGLSurface creation
  • Profiling stuff
  • Finalizing contractor for gfx work and getting full-time req put up


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Randall Barker

Last Week:

  • Sick
  • Investigating alternatives for screen mirroring to chrome cast.

This Week:

  • Attempt to implement an alternative screen mirroring.

Eugen Sawin

<Read Only>


  • IME
    • bug 1133802 – Regression: duplicate ‘i’ is committed on input

Working on

  • IME
    • bug 1134205 – Debug assertion on text input in input forms
    • bug 1134209 – Text deletion copies text in contentEditable elements
    • bug 1051556 – crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: invalid selection notification…

Blocked on

  • Persona log-in issues (bugzilla, treeherder, airmo, etc.)
  • bug 1093815 – Use AndroidPlatformDecoder for standalone MP3 on Android
    • Blocked on new source reader/demuxing interface

Brian Nicholson


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  • bug 1135175 – Draw the tab curve. All hail the curve!
  • bug 1135917 – Tapping the url is hard. Landed a speculative fix.
  • bug 1134480 – Show sections in history list. Need to land.
  • bug 1135180 – Favicon storage for bookmarks. Still working on this.


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  • Doorhanger refactor and cleanup
  • Passwords
  • Discussions of onboarding v2





  • Desktop/Android reader view
  • Fixed last-minute search issue – bug 107377
  • Fixed download notification issue – bug 1130834
  • Trying to organize effort around Readability.js improvements:
  • Phone screens
  • One day will get back to helping rnewman with reading list bugs




  • Backed out status bar tint bug 1056002 due to many regressions in our fullscreen experience
    • It is currently in 35 & 36 (release), but expect the backout in 37+

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  • Reading list in all kinds.
  • Interviewing.
  • Feedback on some gps workflow docs.
  • The usual.


Working on


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Projects for this cycle:

  • Implement Firefox Accounts for iOS
    • Tracked by bug iosfxa
    • Writing UX for the settings panel
    • Re-writing integration with fxa-content-server



Martyn Haigh




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Last week: We had a really good iOS work week!

Current focus: iOS Reading List Client (syncing to/from server)


  • Data Collection
    • handling requests from johnath wrt data
    • multiple meetings with legal
    • new data compliance team announced
    • firefox module meeting (+legal)
      • will be meeting once a release cycle
  • Passwords
    • Thursday hack day
    • progressing well towards q1 goals
    • assigned most of the work for rest of the quarter
    • team sprint week of March 16th in SF
    • FHR bug will mean both old style & new style probes
  • Bugs
    • 1124895 Add password manager usage data to FHR (both kinds!)
    • 1124472 telemetry probe: # of times Saved Passwords dialog in preferences is opened and actions taken
    • 1120037 Username autocompletion isn’t attached initially when the username field with autocomplete=off is focused with <body onload=”field.focus()”>
    • Bug 1124711 – Site identity popup overlaps the URL Bar on phone
    • 1128431 ‘Start browsing’ link from onboarding v1.5 is not visible on small screen devices
    • 1123579 Search Widget preview for the Beta channel has the icon from the release channel
    • 1133445 The security information doorhanger is misplaced



Working on



Working on


  • Past
    • bug 1103232: Improve “Add to Reading List” UX
    • bug 1112185: Open-in-background with mhaigh
    • Passwords UX sync up
    • Reader View UX co-ordination
    • General Android bugs
  • Upcoming
    • bug 1120004: Reader View controls spec
    • bug 1122302: Improve Android “Send Tab” UX
    • Follow up on Doorhangers with Chenxia
    • Cont’d Passwords bugs
    • Pick up Search bugs
    • First Run “Tour” experience next steps (what we have right now is “Welcome screen”)



  • Continuing design specs for Reading List/View, Aa menu updates.
  • Revisiting Send/Share widget UI.
  • Continuing design for FxA interstitial.
  • Pecking at last UR notes.


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  • Still plowing through the remainder of the UI that needs a draft
  • mockups for Karen/MWC are in progress
  • Will start to throw mockups and specs in the relevant meta bugs
  • Have had some good discussions re: visual design about typography, icon styles, etc


Feature Focus

Round Table

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