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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2010-07-21

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


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  • 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


  • 2.0 Alpha 1 (tbd)

Major Topics for This Week

  • 2.0 Alpha Discussion
    • Blockers?
    • Sync Maemo and Android?


  • Bug fix mode
    • Fixing reported bugs
    • Fixing breakage from move to e10s
    • Several e10s related patches are very close to landing, including some e10s crashers
    • Finding breakage from move to retained layers
  • Feature mode
  • Cleanup mode
    • Updating front-end code to current trunk style
    • Re-organizing some areas
  • Need to update more status and details for Planning 2.0 tasks

UX design




  • major focus for alpha is keyboard interactions and e10s regressions
  • bug stats
    • 2.0 blockers
    • 10 2.0a1 blockers
    • 16 new blockers since last week
    • 10 bugs resolved since last week


  • Toolkit components need to land
  • Places API has landed, but e10s bits still need to land
  • Networking fixes need to land
    • SecurityInfo bug 536301 (need review and testing)
    • Redirects
    • Http Auth
    • App Cache
    • Suspend/resume (waiting on review)
    • Download Manager bug 552825 bug 562444(active)


  • Where are we with Layers
    • Retained layers code has created some bugs in Fennec bug 579349
    • Low-level cross-process layers code v0 will land on e10s soon
    • Shadow trees integrated into chrome-process invalidation and painting paths (screen (offset is on purpose))
    • Content process still relying on having a widget; talked to Timothy/Rob about next step. Advised to create “fake/stub” widget, got list of known-to-be-needed nsIWidget methods to implement.
    • Gutted all platform widget code from dom/ipc and nsFrameLoader. Breaks everything, to be fixed by cross-platform stub widget.
  • Bugs to watch

General Platform

  • New manifest loading is breaking parts of Fennec

Geolocation Working Group



Getting reviews, landing patches, etc.

Went back through yesterday night and got approval2.0+ on stuff because mozilla-central went to approvals at the platform meeting yesterday.

DAP has a new draft spec that’s much better. Going to comment on it on their mailing list.




Various patches waiting for review/feedback: bug 571394, bug 568730, bug 359608




Omnijar for desktop almost done bug 556644, which also works for Maemo. Most patches up for review.



Release Engineering



    • [Greening the unittests]
      • New section for [mochitests]!!! Please read and comment or help
    • Android
      • landed a bunch of updates for getting reftests running on android
      • initial work with :bear to get tests running, no luck yet
      • need to update talos bug 578343
      • need to update reftest bug 580418
    • Browser Chrome
      • starting to hack up existing tests to work in e10s


  • bugs filed on the Fennec product over the past week
  • Notes to mention about bugs found
  • Fx Input will be mobile ready by next week
  • goals for upcoming week (in order of priorities):
    • Continue having Waverley run nightly smoketests/BFTs of trunk of n900s builds
    • Add assignments to the new features added
    • Start on adding testcases/testscripts to features landed
  • Bug 579084 seems to be not there anymore. However I can’t get any page loaded in current builds. Apparently, this is bug 578952.


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