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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2010-08-25

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


  • See timeline
    • Alpha 1 ready for release
    • Beta 1 code freeze: Sept 7
      • < 2 weeks

Major Topics for This Week


  • Working on Beta 1 blockers
  • Features (see Planning page)
    • Several features have landed after alpha 1 was tagged
      • RTL
      • Aewsomescreen
    • Must have feature designs final by Sept 16

UX design



  • found regression which caused Qt builds to not paint content, or accept input events.
    • need to get better at getting (at least) weekly testing!
      • update: QA has been contracting out help to run QT smoketests daily since 8/23. See wiki for daily test results (tchung)



  • Process Message Manager is pending review
  • fixing up lots of little bustages
    • geolocation providers
    • file upload
    • prompts
    • content prefs
  • Necko
    • offline application cache fix pending review (dwitte)
    • ftp pending review (dougt)
    • disable cache (ready to go when ftp lands) 559714
    • wysiwyg pending review 561085
    • input stream serialization pending review (dwitte)
  • DOM
    • window.crypto

General Platform


  • about to land (oh, and get approval first!) a change to (1) remove all random orange geo tests, and corrects how geo request timeouts work.



  • Landed Bug 507749 (device protocol handler)
  • Bug 583863 (refactor DOM code to deal with files that aren’t on the disk) is almost ready. Just working through a layout/content security interaction.








Release Engineering

  • 2.0a1
    • respin for [no] official branding?
    • android release key signing done
  • n810s/n900s
    • disabled n810s on m-c and m-c based branches (only on m-1.9.2/mobile-1.1) — jhford is getting these tests green again.
    • startup scripts + nagios checks for the mobile buildbot master, which will help keep tests + deb signing running.



  • lots of bugs filed on the Fennec product over the past week
  • QA signed off on release testing Alpha 1 yesterday
    • Notables: android update issue needs to be relnoted
    • MobiFx Testday on 9/10
  • bug notes
    • Lots of landing over the past day and a half.
    • bug 590477 – XML Parsing Error
  • New Mobile QA, Naoki Hirata, is starting next week!


  • browser-chrome
    • a few little patches landed (posta1 queue) thanks to everybody!
    • most tests pass on linux desktop now. Some random orange failures in viewport.
    • new test files bug 489163 and bug 570706 are blocked on awesomebar problem
    • need review for bug 571865
  • talos
    • landed e10s changes last Thurday, we have results again
    • tpan/tzoom? works, but fails quite regularly due to timeout.
  • android
    • some minor sutagent updates (version, auto update) expected to land today
    •  :bear mentions good progress last week on hooking up android devices into buildbot.
      •  :bear is now working actively on driving the android unit tests directly from buildbot using the automation team’s framework
    • landed large patch bug 574189 to fix test files so they will run from a .jar file vs a file system. Now we need to cleanup and land the .jar patch bug 543800 so browser-chrome/chrome/ipc can be run from a profile on android.


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