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Mobile: 2015-07-15

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


Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1130066 crash in java.lang.IllegalStateException: Not initialized. at NEW Richard Newman [:rnewman] (rnewman) 2015-07-16T02:03:19Z
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED Dylan Roeh (:droeh) (droeh) 2015-07-14T18:12:38Z
1164027 crash in ElfLoader::~ElfLoader() NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] (jnicol) 2015-07-13T12:52:12Z
1170651 crash in js::jit::GetPropertyIC::update(JSContext*, JS::Handle<JSScript*>, unsigned int, JS::Handle<JSObject*>, JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value>) NEW 2015-07-16T00:11:40Z
1174144 Wrong doorhanger offset for some tablets NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] (liuche) 2015-07-13T22:20:20Z
1180958 crash in mostly Samsung Tablets NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] (jnicol) 2015-07-09T17:36:24Z

6 Total;
6 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) 2015-07-09T18:24:46Z
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) 2015-07-15T17:10:46Z
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) 2015-07-16T02:22:00Z
1171337 black window during browsing NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-06-11T17:55:55Z
1175457 Reading list super toast generated by long tapping on the reader view icon from URL Bar is displayed too short on screen NEW 2015-07-15T22:53:01Z
1175532 No visible action when choosing “Share” from Action Bar and Reader View toolbar NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-14T18:55:13Z
1177414 Queued tabs stall on load ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-07-15T19:19:44Z
1178503 Remove nightly-only flag for QR code input NEW Karim Benhmida (:karim) (kbenhmida) 2015-07-10T17:14:23Z
1179184 Webm video does not start to play automatically with Autoplay preference enabled NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-07-02T17:44:55Z
1180597 Wrong display for more than two doohangers NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] (liuche) 2015-07-09T18:41:46Z
1181866 QR code reader crashes Firefox on Nexus 5 NEW Karim Benhmida (:karim) (kbenhmida) 2015-07-09T21:24:33Z

15 Total;
15 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%);

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.

  • Dusek
    • bug 1180629 – Tab tray could report better scrolling status to VoiceOver
    • bug 1180630 – Tab should be closable for VoiceOver also by left/right scrolling gestures
    • bug 1164231 – Provide long-press actions as accessibility custom actions
    • bug 1152697 – When saving a page to the reading list, post a VoiceOver announcement when the action finished successfully
    • bug 1178015 – Accessibility escape not dismissing editing mode in editing-mode URL bar when keyboard is not shown
    • bug 1178072 – Location view domain highlighting could be “translated” to VoiceOver using voice pitch
    • bug 1182612 – Search suggestions engine image does not have accessibility label
    • bug 1158523 – Correct accessibility hint for Reload button (non-imperative, Double-tap instead of tap)
    • bug 1182752 – Provide grouping for Switch Control

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!


  • At TRIBE
Working on

Eugen Sawin

  • MP3 demuxer
    • Added tests for stream resources
    • Investigating failed resource reads (during initialization or seeking)
  • PTO rest of the week
Working on

Dylan Roeh



Brian Nicholson

  • Fixing URL bar regressions
    • bug 1183353 – URL bar not updated for hostname URLs
    • bug 1183174 – URL bar text isn’t updated correctly when cancelling
    • bug 1183326 – UI tests for URL bar entry
    • (WIP) bug 1183250 – Regression: URL location field clear button is misaligned
  • bug 1183329 – Session is restored when running tests
  • bug 1182274 – Browser UI not updated after DOM pushState/popState with back/forward
  • (WIP) bug 1181716 – Session history intermittently breaks after restore
  • Loads of reviews (thanks, Dusek!)

Bryan Munar


Working on:


  • bug 1169379 Landed a new top sites stuff
    • Watching for regressions?
  • Looking at favicon expiration. Writing lots of tests for things.


Tribe (read-only)







Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts for iOS


<Read Only>


  • Partner stuff, commenting in bugzilla, talking to people





  • No more fixing tests (yay!)
  • RecyclerView for the search bar to finish and put for review.




Tribe today & tomorrow: read only, yo.

  • Intent handling
  • p11
  • Sec




  • Next seven days:
    • Keeping other people unblocked and moving in the right directions.
    • Version code computation, perhaps.
    • Chasing down build 24 crashes.
  • Reviews:
    • Send tab (Emily).
    • Version code computation (Nick).
    • Syncing password timestamps on desktop.
    • Piles of small iOS stuff.
  • Landed:
    • New icons for sent tabs on Android. Sorry for the wait, antlam!
  • Partners:
    • Multilocale builds (Margaret).
    • Distro questions (Karen).
  • Misc:
    • Back from ‘vacation’.
    • Designing iOS bookmark sync. Converging on an approach that’s relatively simple, considering the domain complexity.
    • Continuing discussions with Nick around Android version code scheme. We’re keen to get it right.
    • Apple ID wrestling. I can now see crashes.
    • A little A/B testing, quality, etc. noodling.
    • Chatting with mconnor about exposing installer size as a metric that we’ll track and eventually consider as important as a Ts regression.
    • Booking travel for Swift Summit.
    • Lots of meetings, triage, etc.


Working on


I will be PTO July 17 through 27

<Read Only>



  • Testing and building with Android M Preview 2 system image / SDK
    • New issues, see meta bug: 1169425
    • New meta bug for Building against M SDK: 1183061
  • Working on Restricted profiles aka KidFox 1125984
  • Home Panel API: Footers 1157540


Martyn Haigh

<Read Only>


  • Hacking with antlam in London on a load of UX stuff. Talked a lot about Tracking Protection, Private Browsing, Tab Queue V2 and Tabs Tray.
  • Saw lucasr – he’s doing well 🙂





  • Getting tests back on track


Last week:

  • Investigating startup delays when launching Firefox testflight/dev builds
  • Scrolling issues with browser view
  • Tab Tray Animation issues w/ status bar changes
  • Initial Breakpad integration


  • about:logins
    • edit login page has landed, marking the end of mvp (1170786)
    • Try it out please!
    • probably going to hold for ui polish, landing soon
      • 1101746 Display message when no passwords are present
      • 1155345 UI affordance during loading of list items in about:passwords
    • opinions on what should be in v2 (1183225)? Talk to me or Barbara
    • v2
      • 1183319 Add telemetry probe in about:logins for load time of getAllLogins() in the wild
      • 1183234 Telemetry probe for usage of about:logins
  • kidfox
      • mvp bug list on the above wiki
    • partner related research, please see Sam Fang
    • v1
      • 1125980 KidFox: Restricted profiles – Hide other non-essential Settings items – Privacy > Clear now
      • 1125979 KidFox: Restricted profiles – Hide other non-essential Settings items – Privacy > Clear on exit
      • 1125977 KidFox: Restricted profiles – Hide other non-essential Settings items – Privacy > Use master password
  • Misc
    • partner, search partner data collection fun
    • fhr & telemetry – UP on desktop
    • review queue – be careful what you wish for



  • Landed sent tabs!
  • Visitors from beyond the sea
  • Fixing tests
  • stack trace hell





Working on



  • Past
    • bug 1175967: Tracking Protection on Android
    • bug 1153389: Private browsing improvements
    • bug 1183659: Cleaning up “receiving tabs” notification
    • About:logins feedback
    • Partner UX work
  • Upcoming
    • Partner meetings
    • Q3 Android UX


<Read Only – @ Tribe>


  • Empty panel states, Bookmarks, History, and layout issues on Remote Tabs and Reading List panels.
  • Still working with bkmunar on Let other developers directly open pages in Firefox for iOS and Add a Sync Now button
  • UI-review for Reading List, Reader View bugs
  • Clear browsing data (not v1)


  • Kinderfox: First-run screen, light-weight theme(s)


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