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Mobile: 2015-09-16

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


Tracking Review


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ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1170651 crash in js::jit::GetPropertyIC::update(JSContext*, JS::Handle<JSScript*>, unsigned int, JS::Handle<JSObject*>, JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value>) NEW Kevin Brosnan [:kbrosnan] 2015-08-06T17:42:20Z
1201054 Multiple tabs can be selected in tab tray NEW Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-09-16T16:34:07Z

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


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ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1156553 Tab queue makes captive portal use annoying ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-08-20T17:14:28Z
1177414 Queued tabs stall on load ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) 2015-08-20T18:14:05Z
1191330 Autophone – July 31 regression in Throbber start nexus 5 Android 4.4 NEW GaryChen [:GaryChen][:PYChen][:gchen][:陳柏宇] 2015-08-06T17:35:10Z
1191918 Round battery level to integers (or tens?) to mitigate finger printing NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( 2015-08-06T17:40:13Z
1194049 NsdManager increases power consumption NEW Gary Chen [:xeonchen] 2015-09-15T03:48:29Z
1199177 KidFox: Restricted profiles – Can’t install add-ons ASSIGNED Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian) 2015-09-16T15:02:22Z
1200665 Update SUMO URL and title for restricted profiles ASSIGNED Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian) 2015-09-17T01:18:52Z
1200729 Low-res Displayport has regressed on Fennec nightly NEW Jamie Nicol [:jnicol] 2015-09-15T14:32:54Z
1203011 KidFox: Restricted profiles – Hide ‘Remove’ context menu item from Top Sites list ASSIGNED Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian) 2015-09-16T11:40:13Z

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


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ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
776030 Allow Fennec to use the AsyncPanZoomController NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-09-10T14:53:58Z
886969 Fennec allows scrolling of pages with overflow:hidden on the body element NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-09-01T14:29:56Z
1047127 Panning very stuttery on this page with overflow-x NEW 2015-06-10T18:43:44Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] 2015-06-17T18:31:14Z
1144534 fuzzy/bad looking text depending on scroll position, or fuzziness coming and going NEW 2015-09-12T12:36:34Z
1168867 Size of new Gecko selection carets doesn’t take font inflation into account NEW 2015-07-31T02:27:20Z
1171860 Tapping the tab queue notification will open the link in normal browsing with “Open links in Private browsing” pref enabled NEW 2015-08-20T17:15:28Z

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

Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • Anirudh S [:anirudh24seven] fixed bug 1197874 – Remove MatchstickApp.jsm from the build
  • Christian fixed bug 1197428 – Remove UrlBar.ImageButton.Icon style and change inheritors
  • Eitan Isaacson [:eeejay] fixed bug 1203697 – Panning right with a braille display should eventually navigate to the next item
  • Prateek Arora fixed bug 1197427 – Move UrlBar.ImageButton.TabCount out of styles
  • Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] fixed bug 1182193 – Add unit test support to fennec.

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), Android Platform Team (Jim, Randall, Eugen, Dylan)

  • Notes
  • I’m trying to land a bunch of gfx stuff, fighting debug reftest stupidity
  • Dylan fixed up some JNI stuff, now working on trying to bring sanity to reftest environment (see above) in bug 1156817
  • Randall is landing the final bits to make native APZ usable. Looking good to turn it on in Nightly Real Soon Now
  • Eugen on PTO this week, but still looking at media bugs and JS import performance
  • Jim was PTO last week, finishing some of his prior JNI stuff this week and doing some BHR work to allowus to update breakpad


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Brian Nicholson

  • Clear Private Data
  • WIP PR for Find In Page (bug 1164067)



  • Wiki cleanup
  • Onboarding A/B testing
  • (computer problems)




  • Catching up from PTO/Moving
  • MV/SF next week



  • Material 3-dot menu fallout
  • Working on changing which style our code inherits from (Theme.AppCompat) – I’ll send an email when it lands





Working on


Working in Ottawa (EST) this week

  • #mickeymoz volunteers
    • vivek, capella, and dusek are IN
  • Sign in to Firefox Accounts on the web
    • bug 1191067 and friends
    • Second round of patches landed
    • Working on about:accounts polish now
    • On track to land build flagged off in Nightly 43, flagged on in Nightly 44, flagged on in Aurora 43 half way through cycle
  • pinning Android version dependencies
    • using AAR files at configure time bug 1108782
    • expanded to include pinning versions of platform and build-tools bug 1204260
    • will help us keep build working across Google upstream changes
    • saves just over 1Mb
  • helping jrconlin land GCM and Push Notifications bridge



  • Chasing last KidFox bugs before merge day


Martyn Haigh




Some highlights:

  • Away most of next week for management meeting – but will be on email and hope to see iOS people in MV and maybe SF
  • Made a schedule for v1.1 – Fancy Exec Timeline
  • Focus on all things v1.1
  • L10N – builds every day, Xcode7, looking into automated screenshots
  • Looking at the blank tab of death issue with a possible iOS9 fix
  • We are now also on the Canadian app store with v1.0
  • Bugfix release will go out soon (v1.0.1)
  • First v1.1 build for testing goes out tomorrow

Boogs Past:

Boogs Present:


This week:

Private browsing

  • Implemented non-persistent data storage for private tabs
  • Tabs now can be marked as private
  • History not saved for private tabs
  • Working on building normal/private tabs tray UI and tab management
  • Start on browser private interface afterwards

The bugs:





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  • Past
  • Upcoming
    • Connected Reading List
    • bug 1158277: Tabs tray V2 on Mobile
    • bug 1086952: Awesomescreen improvements
    • Toronto week meeting ideas/agenda


  • iOS 1.1/2.0 triage and priority
  • iOS Private Browsing design
  • iOS first-run tour, adding 2 slides
  • ui-review for incoming 1.1 PRs
  • writing job descriptions


  • spec and aid implementing iOS PB
  • get all strings pre-landed where needed
  • illustrations & copy for new on-boarding slides
  • finish job description
  • planning for mobile UX work week next next week! 🙂
  • assist in private-browsing mode diary study interviews with Gemma


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