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Mobile: 2015-07-08

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Tracking Review


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ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1120511 Autophone – Twitter Throbber stop regression 2015-01-15 REOPENED Seth Fowler [:seth] (seth) 2015-07-06T21:57:24Z
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic) 2015-07-08T14:03:59Z
1166462 Add Telemetry probe for content of “Title bar” setting NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-08T20:33:29Z
1169359 Investigate Fx Android interactions with Android M permission disabling ASSIGNED :Sebastian Kaspari (s.kaspari) 2015-06-12T09:25:11Z
1170651 crash in js::jit::GetPropertyIC::update(JSContext*, JS::Handle<JSScript*>, unsigned int, JS::Handle<JSObject*>, JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value>) NEW 2015-07-02T17:10:45Z
1174144 Wrong doorhanger offset for some tablets NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] (liuche) 2015-07-08T21:31:46Z
1174352 Can’t enter a return in a text area NEW Jim Chen [:jchen] [:darchons] (nchen) 2015-07-08T23:39:44Z

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


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
886969 Fennec allows scrolling of pages with overflow:hidden on the body element NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp) 2015-06-05T18:15:38Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) (dkeeler) 2015-06-17T16:43:20Z
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire ASSIGNED Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle) 2015-07-02T02:57:32Z
1132508 Last tab is cut off in tab tray after rotation REOPENED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-06-11T00:50:03Z
1144534 bad looking text depending on scroll NEW Timothy Nikkel (:tn) (tnikkel) 2015-05-14T17:30:29Z
1164052 Autophone – intermittent Crash [unknown top frame] NEW Ted Mielczarek [:ted.mielczarek] (ted) 2015-07-08T16:40:16Z
1170724 Autophone – 2015-05-20 Throbber start regression in S1S2 on fx-team NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-09T01:39:47Z
1171337 black window during browsing NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-06-11T17:55:55Z
1175532 No visible action when choosing “Share” from Action Bar and Reader View toolbar NEW :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic) 2015-07-02T18:21:31Z
1177414 Queued tabs stall on load NEW Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-07-08T23:33:26Z
1179184 Webm video does not start to play automatically with Autoplay preference enabled NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-07-02T17:44:55Z
1179731 Autocomplete suggestions pop up can be seen in awesomescreen/url suggestions NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-09T00:53:49Z
1180011 [tablet] url bar asset not updated for private browsing mode NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-08T22:08:03Z

13 Total;
13 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 NEW 2015-06-10T18:43:44Z
1114096 Wrong tab got mirrored NEW 2015-06-17T18:30:58Z
1126244 Create a maximum reader mode cache size and evict records when necessary ASSIGNED Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] (vivekb.balakrishnan) 2015-04-30T17:08:28Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-06-17T18:31:14Z
1148391 Tapping the bottom of the screen will make the reader mode toolbar bounce up and down NEW 2015-05-28T17:18:33Z
1156553 Tab queue makes captive portal use annoying ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-06-30T14:53:55Z
1168867 Size of new Gecko selection carets doesn’t take font inflation into account NEW 2015-06-18T17:33:40Z
1171860 Tapping the tab queue notification will open the link in normal browsing with “Open links in Private browsing” pref enabled NEW 2015-06-08T17:30:23Z

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

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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)

  • Fixed DOM fullscreen support
  • Back to working on paint throttling
    • Actually have pretty disappointing results when running benchmarks, reconsidering some assumptions
  • Working on enabling the tiled DrawTarget
    • Need to increase fuzz on a handful of reftests


Working on

Eugen Sawin

  • PTO
  • MP3 demuxer
    • Fixed initialization issue for (radio-like) streams (1169142)
  • Startup performance optimization
    • Experimenting with partial delaying/lazy loading in AddonManager.jsm
Working on

Dylan Roeh



Brian Nicholson

  • Back from PTO. Acquired new jewelry!
  • Catching up on emails/IRC discussions
  • Lots of reviews
  • Fixing tests (again)
  • Helping bkmunar with bug 1109684
  • Finding blockers

Bryan Munar

Bryan’s Corner:

  • Still bothering Chenxia on the side
  • Also bothering BNicholz (check out his new rap album set to drop right after the iOS release)
  • beating BNicholz at Super Smash Brothers (jk, My winning percentage is like 12.6%)
  • My job title has gone from Mobile Intern -> Button Intern

Working On:


<Read Only> – Time shifted today for family stuff

  • Vacation last week
  • bug 1169379 – Replace top sites thumbnails with favicon-inspired design. Iterating with Darrin on design.
    • Wrote some code to fetch favicions for synced sites.
  • bug 1134061 – [META] IOS-139 Support Lightweight Themes. Debating whether we’ll ship this a bit, but trying to get it in MVP shape.
  • bug 1161630 – Don’t blindly delete all favicons. Fixing some nits.
  • bug 1167334 – Remember Password prompt automatically dismisses on sign-in. Trying to find a good solution for gmails 4 really slow redirects, but have some basic fixes in for most sites.
  • bug 1177132 – Wrong page state when aborting page load



  • Styling changes for Tracking protection
  • Mixed Content mock discussions












  • Working on slowly replacing ListView/TwoWayViews
  • Running Robocop tests locally on a simulator (wiki to be updated)
  • Updating reviews




  • Private browsing color refinements
  • Proper URI -> Intent handling
  • Misc. triage bugs





Working on


I will be PTO July 17 through 27
<Read Only>



  • Home Panel Add-ons: Grids now use RecyclerView: 1176207
  • Home Panel Add-ons: API for headers (grid only for now): 1172136
  • First KidFox patches landed: 1125312 1125313


Martyn Haigh







Last week:

  • Talked to Socorro/Breakpad teams about integrating iOS into
  • Started looking into scrolling/web-compat issues we’re seeing for certain websites

This week:

  • Continue investigating web-compact issues
  • Added crash detection on previous run to prompt the user if they want to restore their tabs


  • 1148524 Add “edit login” option in about:logins context menu
    • in review
  • 1155345 Batch loading of list items in about:logins
    • possibly band-aiding with throbber during load
  • 1101746 Display message when no passwords are present
  • Kidfox meetings
  • Partner related FHR fun
  • holy batman, review queue!



  • OMG Sent tabs.





Working on

  • minimal geckoview.js/geckoview.xul and factoring out common elements with browser.js


  • Past
    • bug 663803: “Zoomed View” feature follow up
    • bug 1175967: Tracking Protection on Android
    • bug 1177576: Updating Mixed Content blocking states on Android
    • Partner UX work
  • Upcoming
    • bug 1144430: URL bar icon wrangling
    • bug 1172017: Hello support (creating links on Android)
    • Look at Home Panels UI
    • Q3 Android UX



  • Working with Bryan on bug 1109684 Let other developers directly open pages in Firefox for iOS and bug 1178787 Add a Sync Now button to Settings
  • Implement toggle unread for reading list items bug 1177936
  • Reflect local vs remote visits in Top Sites bug 1172072


  • Kinderfox (Kidfox), will catch up with Barbara and Sam re: last week’s meeting

Going over Gemma and Bill’s research.


<Read Only>

  • preparing Q3 Mobile UX roadmap and ideas, hope to share soon
  • filing and fixing more iOS bugs
  • iOS settings saw a UI refresh
  • finalized some copy ahead of string freeze for iOS


  • working on favicon inspired Top Sites with Wes
  • bookmark animation


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