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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2010-06-30

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


From MozillaWiki


  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #mobile for backchannel


  • 1.1 rc 1 is out!
  • 2.0 Alpha Discussion
    • Code freeze really didn’t stick

Major Topics for This Week


  • Primary effort right now is fixing e10s related breakage in mobile-browser
    • e10s Worklist is mostly well finished
    • electrolysis + mobile-browser is very functional, more work going on to stablize, support rendering and support tests
    • We are still finding and getting fixes for numerous crashes on mozilla-central and electrolysis
    • Planning 2.0 has been updated again – work will continue on planning tasks
  • Work continued on an “Understanding e10s for Add-on Developers” document
  • Blog posts about Mobile + Electrolysis started and more are forthcoming
  • Firefox Sync landed in mobile-browser as a built-in tool

UX design




  • blockers [[1]]
    • please nominate bugs as you file them and set the OS to Android
  • top priorities
    • keyboard interactions (mwu/jchen) – good progress
    • startup/shutdown/resume (blassey) – fixed
    • e10s (mwu)
    • layers/gles (vlad)
    • protocol handlers (brad) – waiting for bsmedberg’s review
    • multitouch
      • animated zoom (mfinkle) – landed
      • android widget (mwu) – waiting for dougt’s review


  • Test failures are the only known issue preventing landing (on, and some pesky firefox beta1 stuff)

General Platform

Device API

  • Desktop notification API making progress.
  • Permissions API proposed to webapp mailing list.



Working through reviews. Patch in progress on refactoring our <input type=”file” /> implementation to deal with files that aren’t on a disk.








Release Engineering

  • maemo5-gtk, maemo-qt release automation. android release build only (no l10n, no updates, no release signing cert atm)
  • android, all project branches moved to buildbot-0.8.0
    • non-android m-c, m-1.9.2, maemo4 try still on buildbot-0.7.10
      • m-c/m-1.9.2 blocked on splitting multi-locale, l10n testing
  • aki working on release signing cert, splitting multi-locale build, browser-chrome
  • bear working on sys/queue.h for android ndk, android sut integration
  • jhford on buildduty, working on porting maemo/android to buildbot-0.8.0 try (try as a branch)



  • bugs filed on the Fennec product over the past week
  • Waverley Results over the past week
  • Looking into breaking out the 2x increase in features since the last time the Mobile Projects page was updated
  • Been testing e10s builds. Martijn has a list of issues on his scratchpad and bugs have been filed.
  • goals for upcoming week (in order of priorities):
    • Add assignments to the new features added
    • Continue testing e10s builds and trunk


Android Test Framework status:

  • bug 573281 – updates for device manager
  • bug 573282 – Agent crashes when installing fennec (Bmoss can’t seem to reproduce, checking to see if I had a bad build of fennec)


browser-chrome tests:


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