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  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #mobile for backchannel


Major Topics for This Week


  • Bug fix mode
    • Fixing reported bugs
    • Fixing blockers for alpha 1
    • Fixing broken browser-chrome tests
    • Several e10s related patches are very close to landing, including some e10s crashers
  • Feature mode
  • Cleanup mode
    • Updating front-end code to current trunk style
    • Re-organizing some areas
  • Updated more status and details for Planning 2.0 tasks

UX design





  • bug 550936 (InstallTrigger) ready to land once an xpconnect bug, bug 582100 is done (which they say should be soon)
  • bug 573635 has two ways to resolve it, and we have patches for both. Neither is perfect but a perfect solution requires fundamental work on IPC networking. So for now, just need to decide which of the 2 patches to go with.
  • place bugs getting closer to land.
  • necko e10s reviews going faster. (12 patches in review state, 1 ready to push)
  • removing real widgets soon in the child process
  • window.crypto
  • lots of warnings+errors in startup

General Platform

Geolocation Working Group



  • Layout bindings landed Bug 567323
  • Raw decoder relanded, looks like it will stick this time. Bug 508082
  • Have 95% of a patch to eliminate the temporary file and teach the DOM how to properly deal with a file generated by the camera. Chasing test failures down.



  • Started wiki page on device and application states/notices by OS ('low battery', 'screen dimmed', 'application in background', etc.), need data from Android people please.





  • Where are we with Layers
    • Retained layers code has created some bugs in Fennec bug 579349
    • "Fake widgets" finished wrt drawing, need event/focus/IME love bug 582057
    • "Remote frames" for cross-process layers working with test-ipc, will be up for review today
  • Bugs to watch
    • Tracking bug bug 574512
    • e10s shadow tree bug 570620
    • Integrate chrome hierarchy bug 130078 (fake widgets make this bug mostly irrelevant to fennectrolysis+browser)


Release Engineering



  • bugs filed on the Fennec product over the past week
  • Fx Input is mobile ready and will be pushed live tomorrow.
  • working on triaging broken/unclear/failed test reports on litmus
  • ahoza will be working on Find in page functionality testing
  • Dates/Times related to Alpha 1?
  • bug notes
    • bug 579349 - is still a blocker for testing
    • bug 581532 - Pages now load again with browser.tabs.remote=true, so testing again with that enabled. I'm getting crashes when closing tabs, in that case, though.
    • (mw22) Found bug 582242 crasher. It seemed to be Windows only, though.


    • Android
      • Landed everything for mochitest/reftest on m-c
      • Patches in place for mochitest chrome/browser-chrome on android (need to be in a .jar file bug 543800)
      • Working with bear this week to get heartbeat and device management into tinderbox
      • Fixing little bugs along the way
    • Browser-Chrome bug 553474
      • handful of fixes to get tests working in e10s (thanks mfinkle, vingtetun)
      • lots of progress on new tests
      • still have an issue with 'too much recursion' causing all the tests to timeout
    • [Green]
      • mw22 and jmaher started looking into mochitest failures...the ball is rolling