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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-01-05

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am


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


Major Topics for This Week


  • Working on blockers and performance.
    • Code from Easy Reading landed in mobile-browser (bug 611555), some known bugs are fixed.
    • Landed some changes to improve responsiveness during page load (bug 621802).
    • We now delay-load most JavaScript to improve startup speed (bug 622423).
    • iframe panning being reviewed; at risk for beta 4.

UX design




  • on track for b4
    • remaining bugs:
      • bug 620695 commit IME compositions on blur, has patch, needs review
      • bug 622913 call java gc after startup, optimization shouldn’t strictly block
      • bug 622979 this is new, blassey is taking it
      • bug 621015 blassey and stuart to investigate today
      • bug 616980 this should be dropped from be b4 list and rel-noted
  • Optimization work
    • Ts
      • bug 608042 Extracting our libs saves 730ms on startup
      • bug 623136 Font loading takes 100ms, look into caching
    • memory
      • bug 622913 call java gc after startup saves 775k
      • bug 622723 using ashmem for jemalloc allocations saves us in low memory situations. Needs verification on droid 1


General Platform










  • IndexedDB
    • No work started yet
    • At least 2 issues
      • e10s prompt
      • no profile dir in content
        • so, you can’t get access to the file
    • Either remove from content or build it out for 4.0

Release Engineering

  • aki updated ; need to add some new bugs
  • 4.0b3 — builds 2 and 3; AndroidManifest.xml hack
  • tegras
    • up, 5 talos suites on m-c and tm
    • falling over after a while, burning tree (bear working on detecting this)
    • verified that power cycling from the strip gets them back up & green. ip-controlled power switches en route
    • after they’re more stable, back to working on unit tests + more suites
  • when “go to build” for Fennec4.0b4?


  • New Bugs over the week: filed
  • Ramping up test planning and test case creation on text reflow and scrolling indicators
  • Handing off tasks to Waverley: adding litmus testcases and daily verifications
  • Results from nightly Smoketest runs


  • android automation is underway, still working on a solution to prevent the tegra boards from hanging during boot and requiring a manual restart.
  • android js shell tests are under development to get into our automation framework.


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