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Mobile: 2015-05-13

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


Topics for This Week

– Major stumbler bug Pinging release drivers to see if we can get it to a 38 point release.

Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1051556 crash in java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: invalid selection notification range at org.mozilla.gecko.GeckoEditable.onSelectionChange( ASSIGNED Eugen Sawin [:esawin] (esawin) 2015-04-15T16:09:34Z
1148391 Tapping the bottom of the screen will make the reader mode toolbar bounce up and down NEW :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic) 2015-05-04T16:06:10Z
1154732 Google search home screen shortcut displays blank page when opened NEW Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle) 2015-05-07T06:10:10Z
1155597 Quick share icons are too big in quick share context menu (Gingerbread) NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-04-29T16:51:23Z
1159049 x86 Android is sent the OpenH264 plugin for ARM Android NEW Chris AtLee [:catlee] (catlee) 2015-05-06T16:34:43Z

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


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1010068 Disable OCSP for DV certificates in Firefox for Android NEW Brad Lassey [:blassey] (use needinfo?) (blassey.bugs) 2015-04-17T21:48:34Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) (dkeeler) 2015-04-09T17:17:52Z
1047127 Panning very stuttery on this page with overflow-x NEW Danilo Cesar Lemes de Paula ( 2015-04-01T16:44:34Z
1084456 Enable MSE for MP4 on Jelly Bean+ NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp) 2015-05-13T22:57:30Z
1093815 Use AndroidPlatformDecoder for standalone MP3 on Android ASSIGNED Eugen Sawin [:esawin] (esawin) 2015-05-13T13:17:56Z
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire ASSIGNED Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle) 2015-05-06T17:03:33Z
1132508 Last tab is cut off in tab tray after rotation REOPENED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-05-04T09:27:23Z
1150284 [Browser] Unable to zoom in/out on Google Maps NEW Robert O’Callahan (:roc) (Mozilla Corporation) (roc) 2015-05-12T15:51:26Z

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


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1126244 Create a maximum reader mode cache size and evict records when necessary ASSIGNED Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] (vivekb.balakrishnan) 2015-04-30T17:08:28Z
1153087 If tap “play” on a YouTube video in a Private Browsing tab, the external Android YouTube app is launched, dropping any pretense of privacy NEW 2015-05-13T17:26:31Z

2 Total;
2 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.


  • Tomas Flek fixed bug 1127139 – BounceAnimator incorrectly overrides start
  • Clayton Bodendein fixed bug 1159904 – Fix syntax error in Reader.js.
  • Giorgos fixed bug 1155579 – Allow multiple countries per snippet
  • Nathan Toone fixed bug 1161195 – Don’t hard-code class names in and AndroidManifest.xml
  • Vivek fixed bug 1162254 – default icon for entries in about:passwords list


  • dusek fixed bug 1161324 – Aural feedback with VoiceOver needed when loading a webpage

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)

Bugs 1141693, 1084456, 1163841


  • Looked at small startup/pageload optimizations
  • Looked at click-to-play for images
Working on


<Read Only>

  • Last week
    • WebRTC video sandboxing: lots of small fixes
    • WebRTC video sandboxing: investigating try failures
    • Set up a Mac
    • Fried a Mac
  • Next week
    • More of the same I fear

Randall Barker

Last Week:

  • Worked on bug 659285. Trying to get video to show errors and play button when autoplay has been blocked by pref media.autoplay.enabled=false. Code seems to work but still trying to fix test breakages.

Next Week:

  • Continue on bug 659285
  • Examine start up performance.
  • Land patch for: bug 1159830. After patch lands, will need to set a preference (consoleservice.logcat) to see gecko console in logcat for release builds.

Eugen Sawin

  • MP3 demuxer (bug 1093815, bug 1153731)
    • Improved MP3 seeking stability
    • Landed MP3 demuxer and tests
    • Next: improve seeking performance
  • Uplifts
    • bug 1158131 – Retrieving update URL pref from Gecko causes pref URL to be dereferenced as a complex pref, resulting in an HTTP request
  • Blocked on
    • Gecko profiler add-on crashing when retrieving profile (jemalloc.c#4711)

Brian Nicholson


  • bug 1153300 – Consider returning user to an about:home tab after closing last tab. Patch up for review.
  • bug 1134532 – Pages can lock the urlbar from scrolling on screen. Working through some comments.
  • bug 1147071 – Use encrypted database storage for passwords. Working through some comments.
  • Some snackbar cleanup – bug 1151432 – Hide snackbars when switching tabs and bug 1162315 – Cleanup snackbar constraints



  • “Select Login” fallback UI in review





  • Making sure add-ons work in distributions
  • Investigating options for bundling home panel images in distribution add-ons
  • New home panel API for specifying default panel




  • Making search engine bar stick
  • Misc. bugs that make us a better part of the Android ecosystem (intent:// URIs & Browser.EXTRA_APPLICATION_ID)




  • Sync and Push meetings.
  • Partner work is breeding.
  • Reworking iOS history to support Sync. Thanks to Nick for vetting design yesterday.
  • Reviews, meetings, et al.


Working on


  • mach package-frontend is unusable due to some time-stamp issues that lead to terrible binary incompatibilities. Thanks to vivek for reporting this issue first! I have the fixes in hand and additional review comments to address so expect movement early next week.
  • Partners: working on --with-android-distribution-directory, which opens a can of build system worms: bug 1163082
  • Partners: working on integration with third-party identity services
  • Android: started investigating FxA sign-in over the web: bug androidwebfxa
  • iOS: nada.

Martyn Haigh


  • Working with antlam to spec up settings & private mode revamps



iOS: Still working through the tracking+ bugs. Current focus: Bringing the Send To extension up to date. Reading View fixes. Also started to connect to the WebKit team. New iOS build coming today.


Last week

  • bug 1135814 – Content should not be under the bottom toolbar
  • bug 1147157 – position:fixed elements break layout on orientation change
  • bug 1161071 – Improve location bar and toolbar scrolling
  • bug 1162936 – Settings and “+” buttons in tab view are not relocated vertically when switching between landscape and portrait mode

Working On

  • bug 1135814 – Content should not be under the bottom toolbar
  • bug 1133564 – Google Maps interaction problem
  • bug 1162736 – Bottom toolbar briefly disappears after navigating away from about:home
  • bug 1163695 Improve tab tray animations to match UX mocks


  • may be late, previous meeting running over
  • getting new FHR probes unstuck (see previous meeting)
  • passwords research offsites
  • holy doorhanger review batman!
  • other bugs
    • 1139232 Door hanger shows up in the tab over view (landed safely on aurora)
    • 1065004 (Q2) Provide an option to always open tabs in Private Browsing
    • 1145858 Rename FirstrunPane to be less confusing
    • 1139553 Black overlay for doorhanger background
    • 1162930 The welcome page doesn’t scroll and isn’t fully readable in the portrait orientation



Working on



Working on


  • Upcoming
    • Other partners stuff
    • Search next-steps
    • First Run next-steps
    • Continue with everything above
    • bug 1153389: Private browsing UI clean up



  • Rework device icons to match new icon style
  • Update CSS for Reader View to match spec
  • V2 mocks


  • Revisiting kidfox ideas
  • bug 1163219 Default search engine not visible if suggestions are enabled
  • bug 1094262 (ios) Implement the Send To Extension UI
  • bug 1162629 Sync Tabs Panel needs a ‘no tabs’ state
  • bug 1147453 need an indication saying an article has been added to my list when I long-press the Reader View icon in the URL bar
  • bug 1160756 Reader View maximum text size insufficient
  • bug 1162539 Unable to scroll to top in landscape orientation
  • bug 1097620 (ios) formalize ‘send to device’ terminology
  • bug 1164067 Find in Page (android)
  • bug 1160604 Advertise privacy coach add-on in privacy settings page
  • bug 1143156 Advertise Firefox Account sign up/state in Synced Tabs panel


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