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Mobile: 2015-07-01

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


Topics for This Week

Shipping as Add-ons
Margaret and others have started work on shipping parts of Firefox as add-ons.
Reducing APK Size
Martyn landed code to remove MDPI assets from all builds.

Tracking Review


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
789193 AMI_startup() takes 200ms on mobile, 26ms on desktop at startup NEW Jim Chen [:jchen] [:darchons] (nchen) 2015-04-21T19:20:16Z
1120511 Autophone – Twitter Throbber stop regression 2015-01-15 REOPENED Seth Fowler [:seth] (seth) 2015-07-01T01:03:16Z
1153844 Can’t select tracking flags on new bugs submitting page NEW 2015-04-24T12:19:40Z
1163937 Downloads are not cleared from about:downloads when “Clear on exit” is used ASSIGNED :Margaret Leibovic (margaret.leibovic) 2015-07-01T22:37:56Z
1169359 Investigate Fx Android interactions with Android M permission disabling ASSIGNED :Sebastian Kaspari (s.kaspari) 2015-06-12T09:25:11Z

5 Total;
5 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
886969 Fennec allows scrolling of pages with overflow:hidden on the body element NEW James Willcox (:snorp) ( (snorp) 2015-06-05T18:15:38Z
1016555 Disable OCSP checking for certificates covered by OneCRL ASSIGNED David Keeler [:keeler] (use needinfo?) (dkeeler) 2015-06-17T16:43:20Z
1129614 Regression: Sometimes thumbnails in the tabs drawer are not updated, they expire ASSIGNED Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (mark.finkle) 2015-07-02T02:57:32Z
1132508 Last tab is cut off in tab tray after rotation REOPENED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-06-11T00:50:03Z
1144534 bad looking text depending on scroll NEW Timothy Nikkel (:tn) (tnikkel) 2015-05-14T17:30:29Z
1164052 Autophone – intermittent Crash [unknown top frame] NEW 2015-06-18T17:08:38Z
1170724 Autophone – 2015-05-20 Throbber start regression in S1S2 on fx-team NEW 2015-06-11T17:52:40Z
1171337 black window during browsing NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-06-11T17:55:55Z
1179403 Private browsing ToolbarProgressView too dark NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-01T21:18:30Z
1179407 Private browsing toolbar text background fades to wrong color NEW Michael Comella (:mcomella) (michael.l.comella) 2015-07-01T21:17:39Z

10 Total;
10 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);


  • Next Build:
ID Summary Status Assigned to Last change time
1047127 Panning very stuttery on this page with overflow-x NEW 2015-06-10T18:43:44Z
1114096 Wrong tab got mirrored NEW 2015-06-17T18:30:58Z
1126244 Create a maximum reader mode cache size and evict records when necessary ASSIGNED Vivek Balakrishnan[:vivek] (vivekb.balakrishnan) 2015-04-30T17:08:28Z
1131084 Can not mirror tab to Chromecast device NEW Randall Barker [:rbarker] (rbarker) 2015-06-17T18:31:14Z
1148391 Tapping the bottom of the screen will make the reader mode toolbar bounce up and down NEW 2015-05-28T17:18:33Z
1156553 Tab queue makes captive portal use annoying ASSIGNED Martyn Haigh (:mhaigh) (mhaigh) 2015-06-30T14:53:55Z
1168867 Size of new Gecko selection carets doesn’t take font inflation into account NEW 2015-06-18T17:33:40Z
1171860 Tapping the tab queue notification will open the link in normal browsing with “Open links in Private browsing” pref enabled NEW 2015-06-08T17:30:23Z

8 Total;
8 Open (100%);
0 Resolved (0%);
0 Verified (0%);

Friends of the Mobile Team

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Stand ups

Suggested format:

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

Please keep your update to under 2 minutes!

James W. (snorp)

  • NEW HIRE: Dylan Roeh! He started this week in SFO, will be working remotely from Illinois
  • Fixed bug 1178961 – Crash on retrieving Gecko profile
  • Fixed bug 1167647 – Pass all of the content specific data to decoder, not just two bytes
  • Bounced bug 1171610 – Automatically use colorized warnings and errors if available
  • Playing with patches to remove the placeholder icon and border that shows up for images that are loading
  • Playing with a patch that disables the low-res tiles, and fades in the high-res ones when they are available, bug 1178376
  • Getting the first bits of the paint suppression work reviewed


Working on


  • Last week:
    • Whistler
    • Agonize over frailty of technology
    • Reviews: VP8 Accell, SafeBrowsing/TP memory optimization
    • Review WebRTC bugs
  • This week:
    • Rebase/incorporate review comments for Video Sandboxing
    • Multiple list providers for SafeBrowsing
    • Cache update times for SafeBrowsing

Eugen Sawin

<Read Only>

Working on

Bryan Munar

  • Counting down the days before bNicholz gets home
  • Beating bNicholz at phone games while he’s on his honeymoon
  • Came up with teammate nicknames at Whistler: Chenxia –> Chenny or Chenny from the Block (margaret++)


WORKING ON (and nearly done with):




  • Making first run prototypes for antlam with Import from Android
  • Finished the rest of doorhangers! sans Tracking Protection







  • Finishing up signed add-on work
  • High-res search icons for Android
  • Thinking about how to build features as add-ons




  • Learning basics on Android Sync and working on.
  • Current: 1145434 Use a system tray notification to show progress on Tab sending and receiving




  • Lint everything
    • Go home
    • Android lint
    • eslint is working, sort of
  • Private browsing colors





Working on


  • Currently: 1176207 Replace GridView implementation in Home Panels with RecyclerView implementation
  • Regressions: 1178703 Addons, 1178739 HomeProvider, 1178760 YouTube


Martyn Haigh


  • Meeting with antlam for tab queue v2 discussions
  • Walking up mountains, swimming in lakes, diving off bridges, snowball fights.



  • readonly due to mozflu from Whistler
  • in progress
    • Bug 1148524 – Add “edit login” option in about:passwords context menu
    • Whistler discussions: Kidfox & opening links in private browsing+tab queues
  • done
    • Bug 1136477 Unify terminology of Passwords/Logins for about:logins (nee about:passwords)
    • Bug 1141769 – Implement new style(unified) FHR/Telemetry password manager probes



  • #mozwww





Working on


  • Past
  • Upcoming


So much Whistler. Wow.

  • Kinderfox for Tablets, nailing down v1 features with Karen, Sam, and Ally.
  • Wrapped up iOS UI bugs (mostly Reader View CSS).

Supposed to be on PTO. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  • “Open later” Share Extension bug 1179067
  • Implement toggle unread for reading list items bug 1177936
  • Reflect local vs remote visits in Top Sites bug 1172072
  • Let other developers directly open pages in Firefox for iOS bug 1109684


Feature Focus


  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • Dial-in: conference# 99998
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 99998
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 99998
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 99998
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 99998
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 99998
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 99998
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 99998
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 99998
  • #mobile for backchannel
  • Mobile Vidyo Room

Firefox/Gecko Delivery Planning: 2015-07-01

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

Schedule & Progress onUpcoming Releases (Liz/Sylvestre/Lawrence)

  • 39 RC build6 is being tested now on the beta channel
  • we should know more in a few hours
  • maybe we can release later today

Feedback Summary (Rob/Tyler/Matt)


  • Gathering feedback/files from users with start-up crash
  • Looking into potential Facebook video issue


Planning Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays – 11:00am PT, 18:00 UTC
  • Mountain View Offices: Warp Core Conference Room
  • Toronto Offices: Finch Conference Room
  • #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)

Video/Teleconference Details – NEW

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