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  • Wednesdays - 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • 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



  • Work for FF6 -> We have Features, Bugs and Testing
  • Some have landed some Front-end tasks:
    • Touch events
    • Session Store Enhancements - save the state sooner
    • Anti-malware/phishing - defaulted off until the back end uses smaller files
  • We have enough information (design or otherwise) to start some tasks:
    • Language selection - creating the list is done, started on restarting after installing the add-on
    • Session Store Enhancements - landed speedup, working on history
    • Android text selection handles - started experimenting
    • Mobilize text - viewport the page
    • Better browser feature discoverability - WIP patch is up
    • Visual refresh - backend changes are r+ waiting for sr+
  • Some other designs might be almost ready to start prototyping:
    • Tablet UI - Looking to start tomorrow
    • Better integration for form assistant on Android
    • Visual refresh - CSS and images

UX design

  • designs ready for front-end team on discoverability, language choice, copy/paste (selection handles) - see feature pages
  • final decision on form assistant changes today
  • ongoing work
    • awesomescreen2 (Ian's WIPs), focusing on fxhome v1 this week
    • Brian working on spec for honeycomb short-term changes for later this week (breakdown of possible changes)
    • Ian on visual refresh, prioritizing gingerbread
    • Ian coming up with mobile-specific error page layout, text rewrite to follow
    • Madhava tweaking touch-events border size
  • find platform owners for zooming (iOS vs android) approach?

Platform Support






Test Suites

Test Automation

Release Engineering

Priorities page

  • Are we planning on being on the 5.0 train?
  • [in staging] (ateam, bear) bug 654116 - tegra xpcshell tests need pidfile
  • [in progress] (bear) bug 616057 - rebuild Android NDK with PIC
  • [in progress] (jhford) bug 557260 - have MobileBuildFactory inherit MercurialBuildFactory
    • fixes clobberer
    • fixes build-from-revision


Trust no crashes received from builds between 4/28 and 5/4. Turning on PGO screwed all linux/linux64 crash stacks so they don't actually say anything useful (bug 654595).