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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-07-27

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



  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • Dial-in: conference# 8605
    • US/International: +1 650 903 0800 x92 Conf# 8605
    • US toll free: +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605
    • Canada: +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 8605
  • #mobile for backchannel


  • Fennec 8 (nightly)
    • This is the active development trunk
  • Fennec 7 (aurora)
    • Need to move only required fixes from trunk (as those fixes are made)
    • Fixed on Aurora this week:
      • bug 664364 – Entering newline after Japanese in a textarea doesn’t change cursor position
      • bug 671960 – Prevent calling cairo functions on invalid surfaces through gfxASurface
      • Backout out bug 672026 for causing mobile startup crashes
  • Fennec 6 (beta)
    • Live in the Android Market
    • Fixed on Beta this week:
      • bug 671960 – Prevent calling cairo functions on invalid surfaces through gfxASurface
      • Backout out bug 672026 for causing mobile startup crashes

Next merge date is 2011-08-16

Major Topics for This Week



  • Work for Fx8
    • Tablet UI
      • UX design is ready for start implementation
    • Selecting text in web content followup bugs
      • Landed some fixes
      • What are the priority fixes needed for Fx7?
    • Language picker support for locales on AMO
    • Basic webapp support
      • Need to “appify” the tab?
      • Need to support manifest approach bug 609043
    • Master Password
      • Address review comments
      • File some follow up bugs
  • Let’s make sure we are working on other bugs and minor features too

UX design


  • Madhava vacationing in cottage country, back August 2
  • Fennecomb – ongoing design and spec work, and visual design and asset work starting late this week/early next week
  • Design updates to Fennec about:home underway (Bug 646899, 669166)
  • Designs for Fennec camera UI underway

Platform Support

  • If you have worked or are working on OpenGL, please attend the OpenGL ES accelerated layers sync-up meeting (tomorrow – 9am PDT. extension 99366)
    • Gfx team has a branch with OpenGL ES accelerated layers, which is ready for testing, at least in terms of “does this give us the speedup we expect.”



  • Tier 1 -> Tier 3
    • Post FF7




Test Suites

Test Automation

  • looking into turning on about 8000 more mochitests for android automation this week
  • xpcshell on android is making progress

Release Engineering


  • we added “+” to tracking-fennec to track bugs we care about, but don’t have a clear timeline for

SUMO general insights:

  • Most requested device is Symbian/Nokia this week.
  • Access issues:

Market link not working (19) Need direct link to download (17) Can’t download to tablet (24)

Overall 158 ‘I have this problem too’ votes related to tablets on SUMO this week.

Common Input issues this week: No flash (26), too slow (22), too difficult to use (15)

Overall Input is very positive (60/70% of feedback is positive: good, fast, sync) for Firefox Mobile.

Project plan draft for Q3 SUMO Mobile goal

Status of our requests for platform / layout teams (e.g. readability)?

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