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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2011-11-23

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



  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • Dial-in: conference# 95312
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    • US toll free: +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 95312
    • Canada: +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 95312
  • #mobile for backchannel
  • vidyo: Warp Core


  • Dec 20 – next merge

Major Topics for This Week

  • We moved nightly fennec users over to Birch. OMGWTFBBQ
  • Watch the tree when you push patches
    • Before and after the push
    • Star issues
    • We’ll get a cheatsheet to make finding the right bug easier


Native Front-end

Android Platform

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?
  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?



  • Last week:
    • landed some more layers patches (702416, 702412)
    • mostly worked on a bunch of crasher bugs (703004, 703256, 700559, 704114, 704117, 699917, 704225)
    • fixed log output so logcat is greppable (703059)
    • some more pan/zoom work: axis lock (701586), overpanning bug (699937)
    • java scrollbars (701351)
    • reviewing more layers patches (703141)
  • Next week:
    • work on follow-ups for layers, scrollbars
    • work on other P1/P2 assigned bugs
  • Blockers:
    • waiting on UX for scrollbars, find-in-page


Last week:

  • Several small device manager / testing bugs: able to run mochitest-remote against native now
  • Disk cache: found a problem in one of the benchmark tests

Next week:

  • Continue on device manager / testing bugs


  • Last week
    • Reviewed older IME bugs. Closed some which are not reproducible anymore.
    • Investigated the bugs introduced with the new pan/zoom architecture:
      • bug 701706 Virtual Keyboard is not dismissed if a tap is performed outside the focused input field
      • bug 701947 VKB does not appear when tapping into an iframe text box
      • Found the cause of the problems, submitted a fix for bug 701947
    • bug 685537 [HKb] Fn key + key is not working properly on Desire Z’s Android keyboard
      • Investigated the bug, confirmed its major part is fixed by the change in bug 699792
    • bug 704156 Unable to overwrite selection in awesome bar using HKB
      • Investigated the bug, have a WIP patch
  • This week

Chris Lord



  • Last week:
    • Reworked UrlClassifier according to review comments.
    • Added missing features/documentation.
    • Debugged various obscure things.
  • This week:
    • Iron out the last bugs.
    • Rest/Holiday.
    • bug 699199 – Upgrade path from XUL to native fennec.
  • Blockers: None.

Brian N

(PTO Today)


  • Last Week:
    • Investigated the “black url bar” problem in Honeycomb.
    • Found problems with using textColorHighlight in Honeycomb.
  • This Week:
    • Fixed the “black url bar” problem.
    • Investigated the heap allocation problem that caused application to kill (Bug 704162).
    • Optimized TabsTray implementation.
    • Basic support for “action bar” and “holo” themes in Honeycomb/ICS.
    • Working on ContentProvider for passwords.
  • Blockers:
    • Android’s lack of proper documentation for ActionBar 🙁


(PTO Today)


Last week

  • Bug fixing
    • Show go/search icon on AwesomeBar text entry (701374)
    • Cancel pending favicon requests (699786)
    • Back button behavior on AwesomeBar (700951)
    • Close db cursors in Favicons (703602)

This week

  • More bug fixing
    • Focus on local DB for bookmarks/history


  • None



(PTO Today)



  • Host Thanksgiving dinner!
  • Finish fixing save as PDF progress notifications (bug 704691)
  • Form history (bug 695444)


Last week:

  • worked on native about:home bug 701380
  • disabling xul for aurora bug 704612 and bug 703815
  • fixed quit bug 704217
  • disabled animation when returning from awesome screen bug 704043
  • investigating saving screenshot in saved instance bundle
  • null pointer exception (caught) on start up bug 702183
  • got rid of unnecessary permissions in the manifest bug 702183

Next week:

  • eat lots of turkey
  • work on native about:home
  • investigating saving screenshot in saved instance bundle


  • Backed out multithread DNS. See bug 694325.
  • Kicking off dns request from java to startup the radio. See bug 689713.
  • Lots of merging.
  • Two more patches to land before we can migrate over to m-c. (plugins legal, and a roc/layout patch)
  • Gobble.



  • Landed an ugly version of the Add-ons Manager
  • Blogging about Native UI, add-ons and emulator
  • Worked on the Nigthly switchover from XUL to Native


  • Make the Add-ons Manager pretty
  • Port over a simple remote error console
  • Blog about the error console -> logcat system and how to use logcat


  • Last week: sync, misc. bugs
  • This week: sync flow (minor additions); first-run flows; addons install flows; character encoding; flash-enabling pref; these lovely bugs

Ian Barlow

Patryk Adamczyk

Last Week

  • Delivered basic widget design for both high and low resolution devices to Sriram.

This Week

  • Aiming to deliver spec for add ons manager for both high and low resolution devices to Mark today or tomorrow.
  • Aiming to deliver optimal text size spec to remedy bug #703029


Round Table


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