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Mobile: 2015-07-22

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


Topics for This Week

A/B Testing Discussion
Happening today
Great or Dead
Quality program. More context to follow

Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED Dylan Roeh (:droeh) 2015-07-14T18:12:38Z
1164027 crash in ElfLoader::~ElfLoader() NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] 2015-07-21T01:02:06Z
1170651 crash in js::jit::GetPropertyIC::update(JSContext*, JS::Handle<JSScript*>, unsigned int, JS::Handle<JSObject*>, JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value>) NEW 2015-07-22T16:41:30Z
1174144 Wrong doorhanger offset for some tablets NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] 2015-07-16T06:51:43Z
1178818 Apps cannot be launched after installing them on Android using the latest Nightly REOPENED Eugen Sawin [:esawin] 2015-07-22T23:58:43Z
1180958 crash in mostly Samsung Tablets NEW Jamie Nicol [: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) ( 2015-07-09T18:24:46Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) 2015-06-17T16:43:20Z
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire ASSIGNED Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) 2015-07-02T02:57:32Z
1132508 Last tab is cut off in tab tray after rotation REOPENED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-07-20T12:42:03Z
1144534 bad looking text depending on scroll NEW Timothy Nikkel (:tn) 2015-05-14T17:30:29Z
1164052 Autophone – intermittent Crash [unknown top frame] NEW (on vacation July 18- 25) Ted Mielczarek [:ted.mielczarek] 2015-07-08T16:40:16Z
1170724 Autophone – 2015-05-20 Throbber start regression in S1S2 on fx-team NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) 2015-07-23T00:33:19Z
1171337 black window during browsing NEW Randall Barker [: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
1177414 Queued tabs stall on load ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-07-22T14:53:21Z
1178503 Remove nightly-only flag for QR code input NEW Karim Benhmida (:karim) 2015-07-22T19:46:40Z
1179184 Webm video does not start to play automatically with Autoplay preference enabled NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-07-02T17:44:55Z
1180597 Wrong display for more than two doohangers NEW Chenxia Liu [:liuche] 2015-07-17T18:48:50Z
1183559 “Import from Android” crashes on Android M preview 2 NEW Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian) 2015-07-22T16:44:31Z

14 Total;
14 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] 2015-04-30T17:08:28Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [: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) 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

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  • allenngn fixed bug 1178394 – Screenshot tab when leaving a tab through a link

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!


Working on


Last week:

  • PTO

This week:

  • Fixup Shared memory video IPC buffer pools
  • Tracking Protection work

Randall Barker

Last Week:

  • PTO

This Week:

  • Catch up on bugmail
  • Figure out what needs to be done to wrap up Autoplay blocker.

Eugen Sawin

  • PTO
  • Looking into webapp regression
Working on

Dylan Roeh

Working on

Brian Nicholson

  • PR up for search debounce regression (bug 1186318)
  • PR up for URL bar refactor (bug 1184239)
  • Next up: Fixing session store

Bryan Munar

Bugs Killed:

Bugs Going to Die:


  • bug 1184582 – Group top sites tiles by domain. Debate about if we should do this or not, but patch is up.
  • bug 1184783 – FaviconFetcher should use a way of loading urls that uses our UserAgent. Ratholed myself into some extra fixes here. Splitting this us into smaller patches. Screenshots in the PR if you’re interested:
  • bug 1183393 – Favicon dates should be stored in the faviconSites table. Punting on Favicon expiration till 1.1 probably. There’s also some disucssion about the schemas in here.
  • bug 1167334 – Remember Password prompt automatically dismisses on sign-in. Looking on it.
  • Next week is my last week 🙁 Will un-assign and make sure any WIP is up and available before then.


Highlights: Mixed Content notifications, handling passive mixed content










  • Making amends to reviews
  • Looking into Robocop intermittent failures.
  • (Maybe this week) Early start looking into moving fonts into an addon.




(Read-only, available intermittently today – errands)

  • Intent handling
  • Sec bugs
  • Search engine bar regression
  • TODO: PB refinements




  • Android: crash fix for Beta (needs to be uplifted), reviews.
  • iOS: landed local visit upweighting. Open in Firefox reference project is done. Reviews and planning.
  • Indian community meeting and fatfennec guidance.
  • Miscellaneous meetings, reviews, the usual.


Working on




Martyn Haigh





  • Land Tab Tray animation fixes
  • Investigate more scrolling issues


  • about:logins
    • original mvp list is done
    • expanded to include:
      • 1183319 Add telemetry probe in about:logins for load time of getAllLogins() in the wild
        • in privacy review
      • 1183234 Telemetry probe for usage of about:logins
        • in privacy review
      • 1101746 Display message when no passwords are present
        • in review
      • 1155345 UI affordance during loading of list items in about:passwords
        • landing later today
      • 1185780 – disable save if you delete the entire password in about:logins


  • kidfox
    • figuring out lightweight theme + restricted profiles + fun = 1182514
    • ui changes
      • 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






Working on


  • Past
  • Upcoming


  • Last week: attended TRIBE.

This week:

  • Kinderfox!
  • all the UI-Reviews
  • Wrapping up empty panels
  • View Later extension toasts


Feature Focus

  • Android Roadmap in Aha!
  • Suggest new features for the Android Roadmap Here
  • Tracking Protection tracking doc – On track for 42, but there are a couple of blocked items
    • Latest Status Report is HERE
  • Kinderfox tracking doc – in a very early state, not a lot to report yet in terms of progress
    • Status report in progress. Will be published HERE by the end of the week
  • iOS Roadmap in Aha!
  • iOS Trello Board
  • Suggest new features for the iOS Roadmap Here
  • New status report to be published later today HERE
  • Team working to burn down tracked bugs. Generally progressing well. On average about 40 new tracking nominations coming in per week, but the tracking bug count is trending down, not up. Will be a pretty chart in the status report 🙂
  • Aiming to make the Go/No-Go for store submission shortly after the end of the month
  • Latest survey results are in: Click Here to read the report.
  • Some preliminary discussion around planning for V1.1 and v2.0 but no heavy discussions planned until after V1.0 is out the door, so early September.


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