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    • Gmail Chat (requires Flash and the Google Talk plugin): paste +1 650 903 0800 into the Gmail Chat box that doesn't look like it accepts phone numbers
    • SkypeOut is free if you use the 800 number
  • #mobile for backchannel
  • vidyo: Warp Core


Major Topics for This Week

  • Xul Fennec is moving!
    • mobile/* -> mobile/xul/*


Native Front-end

Android Platform

  • Flash landed on birch. Enabled by default.

Stand ups

Suggested format:

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



Last week

  • Mostly working on the layers patch queue and landing those patches
  • Spent some time trying to track down the test failures

This week

  • Bugs assigned to me - mostly reimplementing previous patches on top of the layers code


  • Bug 696319 (scroll web content input into view) depends on the architecture of the layers code, which is still evolving


Last week:

  • bug 700916: can run mochitest-remote on birch via adb now
  • bug 648429: network cache compression: sorted out the crash, running microbenchmark to investigate performance issue
  • bug 602611: 2-level (memory/disk) network cache: new patch is under discussion

Next week:

  • more of the same


  • bug 696095: precompiled startup cache -- I could use some guidance on how to use qemu


  • Last week
    • Reviewed and investigated new IME bugs.
    • bug 697773 - Cannot type in AwesomeBar URL bar with hard keyboard
      • Had to revert the first workaround fix due to regressions
      • Did more investigation, and submitted a new fix
    • bug 699792 - ALT key not working correctly on Motorola DROID PRO
      • Investigated the bug and submitted a fix
  • This week

Chris Lord


  • Last week: Fixed some Fennec crasher bugs, urlclassifier bugs.
  • This week: Rebase (and review? that would be cool!) of new UrlClassifier code. Investigating Add-on Manager overhead.
  • Blockers: None yet.

Brian N

  • Last week
    • Session store
    • Favicon patches
    • Preferences loading
    • User agents
  • This week
    • User agents
    • Session store
  • Blocked on
    • Nothing


  • Last Week:
    • Reskinning doorhangers, Tab counter animation
  • This week:
    • Moving tabs to the right
    • Changing focus color for the URL bar
    • More better tab counter animation
  • Blockers: None


  • Last week
    • Double tap zoom. Landed. Unlanded. Just needs testing.
  • This week
    • Touch events. Got review. Fixing comments. Working on tests.
    • Keep pushing useragent stuff. I think we're spidering the web with some test UA's?


Last week:

Next week:

  • More bug fixing


  • None


  • Landed doorhanger code to enable indexedDB in birch.
  • Meta viewport work is mostly complete; integrating with new graphics work.
  • Beta 9 and Aurora 10 are in good shape; no more active development happening in XUL fennec.
  • Reviewed some Meego-specific patches contributed by romaxa.




  • Continue working on rewriting about:config in XHTML: bug 699418
  • Lap back to form history: bug 695444


Last week

  • java-based about:home bug 701380
  • reviews and code fixes

Next week

  • more code fixes


  • Worked on moving piece that can land back on m-c
  • Thrusday doing the mobile/* -> mobile/xul move (well, some east coaster is going to do the push)
  • Starting to look at more sane ways to save the last screenshot.
    • May just disable it for now to get the Ts under control



  • Patch ready for Password doorhangers
  • Addressed feedback on Add-on Manager
  • Worked on porting some add-ons to work in Native Fennec
  • Got Zippity (add-on and website) working for Native Fennec
  • Updated my talos dashboard to show XUL and Native side by side
  • Reviews!


  • Get a "works good enough" patch of Add-on Manager landed
  • Blog on add-ons in Native Fennec



  • Last week: sync, misc. bugs
  • This week: sync setup and pref flow, prefs, general misc bug coverage; these lovely bugs

Ian Barlow

  • Last week:
    • UI Reviews
    • Working on new designs for a Start Page, Reading Mode,
  • This week:
    • Same thing
  • Blockers: Nope

Patryk Adamczyk

Last Week

  • Door hangers: Delivered 9 Slice Graphics to Sriram > bug ref #698598
  • Add ons: Delivered colour spec > bug ref #696532

This Week

  • Supporting dev in implementation if any new graphics / specs are needed.
  • Working on some Firefox widget designs (may not be for FF11)


Round Table


Crash Report Nov 14

If there's just one crash that is worked upon atm in time...

  • bug 702365 - Large screenshot can cause OOM on startup


  • as contingency plan, working on being able to ship Fennec from birch. Should have in place by 14-20 Dec. bug 701817 (joduinn)