Meeting Notes


Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-05-25

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



  • 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


  • Fennec 6 (May 24)

    • Merged mozilla-central to mozilla-aurora

    • Features/bugs were triaged and updated
    • Some bugs will keep trickling into Fx6 over the next week or so
  • Fennec 5 Beta 3 (May 27)
    • Mobile and Desktop are planning a Beta 3

    • Several bugs landed in mozilla-beta (1 to go)

Major Topics for This Week

  • Fx7 is active

    • Let’s make sure we find a rhythm (or pace) for design / dev / testing to keep focused on Fx7 while cleaning up Fx6

    • Remember that we are in continuous development. Let’s make sure we finish off the features that missed Fx6 and not let them drag on too long.



  • Work for Fx6 -> We have Features, Bugs and Testing

  • Work for Fx7 -> We have Features, Bugs and Testing
    • Look at larger list of Features to add a few to the release.

UX design

  • v6

    • pushing on one or two things for v6 (error pages, few more gingerbread theme bits)

    • and some reviewing/bugfixing/refining (discoverability timing, touch border width, form autosuggest bugs)
    • pls look at Gingerbread theme and image quality
  • v7
    • turning focus to v7

    • Brian refining “Fenneccomb” designs
    • Ian starting/returning to Honeycomb theming
    • returning to awesomescreen-on-tablet work

Platform Support






Test Suites

Test Automation

  • android jsreftests are online and green for m-c (and should be for m-a, will know later today)

  • mochitest-2 is orange on m-c due to signed jar issue with e10s; will comment out for android and maemo (patch is landed on tracemonkey branch atm)
  • tpan/tzoom/tp4m seem to fail frequently and it looks as though the browser is crashing sometime during the test, could use help in figuring this out.

Release Engineering

Priorities page

  • bug 659042 – Fennec 5.0b3 – waiting for go (aiui, eta friday)

  • bug 557260 – MobileBuildFactory should inherit MercurialBuildFactory
    • We need to land soon, to unblock 6.0 release work — targeting EOW.
  • bug 656371 – remove org.mozilla.fennec hardcodes from Tegra automation
    • Bear is looking at why Aurora Talos is still purple
  • Worked with IT to rescue the tegras that needed help
    • Aki showed desktop team how to image tegras

    • all tegras now on network pdus
  • (mjessome) bug 603826 – FIXED – verify android apk signature
  • bug 655046 – IN PROGRESS – android tests not run on try; logs uploaded to the wrong location
    • conflicts with bug 557260 so working for a fix that will land with that patch

    • currently |try: -a| works; specifying android-r7 does not.


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