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Mobile: 2015-05-20

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


Topics for This Week

  • LogView addon updated!
    • You can now copy logs to clipboard or post logs to pastebin directly from about:logs

Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1010068 Disable OCSP for DV certificates in Firefox for Android ASSIGNED Brad Lassey [:blassey] (use needinfo?) (blassey.bugs) 2015-05-20T00:15:15Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) (dkeeler) 2015-05-16T23:30:57Z
1150284 [Browser] Unable to zoom in/out on Google Maps ASSIGNED Robert O’Callahan (:roc) (Mozilla Corporation) (roc) 2015-05-18T12:26:10Z
1162720 enumerateDevices crashes on Android ( crashes) ASSIGNED Jan-Ivar Bruaroey [:jib] (jib) 2015-05-20T21:10:48Z

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


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
659285 Extend media.autoplay.enabled to provide a way to disable untrusted play() invocations REOPENED Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-05-20T23:34:40Z
789193 AMI_startup() takes 200ms on mobile, 26ms on desktop at startup NEW Jim Chen [:jchen] [:darchons] (nchen) 2015-04-21T19:20:16Z
1114096 Wrong tab got mirrored NEW Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle) 2015-03-26T17:27:44Z
1120511 Autophone – Twitter Throbber stop regression 2015-01-15 REOPENED Seth Fowler [:seth] (seth) 2015-05-01T02:34:20Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-03-26T17:28:21Z
1153844 Can’t select tracking flags on new bugs submitting page NEW 2015-04-24T12:19:40Z
1160338 Autophone – 2015-04-30 regression in webappstartup Second Run Throbber stop on fx-team ASSIGNED Jim Chen [:jchen] [:darchons] (nchen) 2015-05-14T17:07:33Z
1163049 Autophone – 2015-05-08 Throbber stop regression on fx-team ASSIGNED Benjamin Smedberg [:bsmedberg] (benjamin) 2015-05-20T18:49:14Z
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic) 2015-05-15T12:15:58Z

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


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1047127 Panning very stuttery on this page with overflow-x ASSIGNED Danilo Cesar Lemes de Paula ( 2015-05-14T17:21:12Z
1126244 Create a maximum reader mode cache size and evict records when necessary ASSIGNED Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] (vivekb.balakrishnan) 2015-04-30T17:08:28Z
1156553 Tab queue makes captive portal use annoying NEW 2015-05-14T17:25:01Z

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

Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • dusek fixed bug 1161327 – Automatic VoiceOver order of elements is sometimes “wrong”


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)

  • Updating NDK to r10e to work around PIE issues on x86
  • Looking into flash crash on Nexus 9 and the fullscreen hang on 5.0
  • Profiling sites that Partner 11 has identified as slow
  • Prefed on Media Source Extensions in 41
    • This means we can play youtube in all of its progressive bitrate goodness
  • Hopefully can get back to working on better paint suppression this week (bug 1150172)
  • The contractor working on native APZ is done this week, so may need to pick that up soon
    • Panning works
    • Zooming mostly works, but still need one big patch which he’s trying to finish this week


Working on


    • Video sandboxing debugging
    • Made some progress, found 2 race conditions
    • Tiles wants to use SafeBrowsing

Randall Barker

  • 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. Attempting to get code through review.

Next Week:

Eugen Sawin

Working on

Brian Nicholson

<Read Only> (sick)

  • Test fixes
    • bug 1164704 – UI test cleanup fails with new about:home tab
    • bug 1165006 – Clear test profile prefs with each test run
    • bug 1162999 – Need to skip first-run in UITests
  • bug 1166116 – Domain autocompletion improvements
  • bug 1165103 – Use a separate AppDelegate for MOZ_CHANNEL_AURORA


  • bug 1147071 – Use encrypted database storage for passwords. Switched to a new implementation (sqlcipher).
  • bug 1134532 – Pages can lock the urlbar from scrolling on screen. Landed!
  • bug 1125835 – Design a good error page. Should be landing soon.
  • bug 1137051 – Don’t show about-urls in the URL bar



  • Improving Doorhanger button styling + code
  • Updating all things new-hire





  • Add-ons in distributions
  • Experiments with new home panel layouts
  • Experiments with building features as add-ons




  • Continuing the misc. Android ecosystem bugs
  • Landed initial search engine bar; working on polish which UX wants before ship




  • History sync and dependencies are through review. Thanks, Nick and Wes.
  • Fun activity/task bug with Martyn if you geek out on that sort of thing: bug 1165856.
  • Partner stuff, reviews, the usual.


Working on


  • mach package-frontend: no movement
  • Pushing Adjust SDK over the 38.0.5 line.
  • Partners: working on –with-android-distribution-directory, bug 1163082 has reviews and will need to be

rebased on top of recent work from glandium in bug 991983.

  • Partners: working on integration with third-party identity services.
  • Android: continued investigating FxA sign-in over the web: bug androidwebfxa.
    • Built a test WebView project to explore that approach.
    • Explored WebChannel integration into Fennec itself — it’s easy!
    • Meeting with stomlinson to discuss integration approach.
  • iOS: reviews.

Martyn Haigh




Current focus:

  • 1094262 – (ios) Implement the Send To Extension UI
  • 1141598 – Reader mode should open full screen
  • 1153285 – Open from the WKWebView Action Sheet should open new tabs in the background
  • 1164160 – Run our internal web server on a fixed port
  • 1164555 – Do an optimized release build
  • 1165745 – Reader View incorrectly not available, probably after loading webpage from cache
  • 1166266 – Upgrade the CI Server to Xcode 6.3.2


Tab Tray Animation/UI Fixes:

  • 1163695 – Improve tab tray animations to match UX mocks
  • 1164897 – Remove hardcoded status bar height
  • 1164296 – Tab Tray collection view extends into status bar
  • 1162736 – Bottom toolbar briefly disappears after navigating away from about:home
  • 1152858 – Tab tray thumbnails don’t fill tiles

Browser UI Fixes/Performance

  • 1164631 – Regression: Navigation bar merges with address-bar (tablet style) on phone rotation
  • 1163122 – Optimize BrowserViewController.viewDidLoad
  • 1163121 – Create ReaderModeBarView lazy
  • 1162736 – Bottom toolbar briefly disappears after navigating away from about:home


  • Bug 1065004 – Provide an option to always open tabs in Private Browsing
    • in review
    • Q2 goal of mine
  • Bug 1154367 – Investigate whether call to get all logins is the slow part of loading about:passwords
    • reprod problems, but I’m pretty sure it’s real
    • blocker to shipping about:passwords
  • This week
    • polish off new FHR(Bug 1141769) & Private Browsing Deliverable(Bug 1065004)
    • shift focus to about:passwords for remainder of quarter



Working on



Working on


  • Upcoming
    • Partner things
    • Prototype out next “First Run” options
    • Think about in-product Add-on promotions UX
    • Bugs follow up



  • Updated device icons
  • Updated CSS for Reader View
  • V2 brainstorming

Contributed to:

  • bug 1163219 Default search engine not visible if suggestions are enabled
  • bug 1094262 (ios) Implement the Send To Extension UI
  • 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


Feature Focus


  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • Dial-in: conference# 99998
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 99998
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    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 99998
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 99998
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 99998
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 99998
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 99998
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