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B2G Weekly Meeting

  • Date: 2016-07-12
  • Host:
  • Notes copied to the wiki each week B2G/Meeting
  • Meeting time: Tuesday, 9am Pacific


  • Jovan
  • Lapineige
  • kskarthik
  • jamie
  • Benjamin
  • Brian
  • Luca


Status Updates

Code Transition

Jovan: I need someone to review bug 1275076 alberto doesn't reply to me

  • Alberto is currently on holiday

I need help with bug 1283799. I contacted William Chen but he doesn't reply anymore for a few days now. Almost all apps are "adopted" https://discourse.mozilla-community.org/t/updated-9th-july-call-for-app-maintainers-adopt-an-app/9300 *GREAT news Only Dialer working now, and there is some work on the clock app clock is done. Currently in dead_apps folder on kanikani branch. Waiting to be added to apps folder. No bug opened for the other apps, still no news

  • Are people just starting, do they need help ? (ping on discourse ?)

where are we going to move wokring webapps? do we want them in /webapps/

  • Either create new webapps/ folder or move system chrome from apps/ to chrome/ and use apps/

Jamie wants to work on some new tests

  • Marionette for integration tests
  • Need a new solution for unit tests.
  • Mochitests?

Merge of pine into mozilla-central still ongoing, problems with cache for builds. Having to work locally rather than push to try.


B2G Installer addon is signed !! https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/b2g-installer/ A big thanks to Masahiko Imanaka and Jovan for this work ! Installation doc updated: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/B2G_OS/Building_and_installing_B2G_OS/B2G_installer_add-on#Installation

  • Again it's Jovan's fault :) (fault :'D)

Novski is working an a guide for newcomers to build for Fairphone 2

  • What's the status ? There is a build in the b2g-installer and there is work going on to publish an update. bug 1285793



  • [Lapineige] I still had no time to work on the main B2G/ page - I can't do it before next week.



Discussions ongoing for 5th B2G birthday on 25th July: https://discourse.mozilla-community.org/t/lets-discuss-about-project-status-announcement-for-25th-july-b2gs-bday/9659 but no progress to show.

  • Should we communicate that much ? Or just celebrating the birthday - and giving information when people are curious

Share blog post with George and Brian Let's bring in the press team as well Community Design Project: https://github.com/mozilla/Community-Design Figure out a Twitter strategy


Time to start a QA team ? https://discourse.mozilla-community.org/t/b2g-qa-information/9661/

  • Jamie Reaching out to some people who previously worked on B2G QA to assemble a basic team
  • Focus on the basic use cases that we know should be working


  • Contributor working on camera app

Smart TV


Round Table