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  • #mobile for backchannel
  • Mobile Vidyo Room


  • Next merge: 2014-11-24

Topics for This Week

Tab Mirroring
Chromecast tab mirroring is currently broken, up through Beta. Randall and Brad have been working on patches and those should be landing very soon.

Tracking Review


  • Next Build: Beta 4 Go-to build -> Monday, October 27th

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Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • vivek fixed bug 1071117 - Add support to distinguish organic and inorganic feedback and bug 1077080 - Submit button states in about:feedback
  • cvielma fixed bug 1064071 - Remove obsolete Text Selection caret positioning logic
  • capella fixed a bunch of bugs
    • bug 1077574 - Add current and total counts to Find-in-page
    • bug 1057667 - Expand selection of articles available for viewing in ReaderMode
    • bug 1078355 - Move reader mode code out of BrowserApp
    • bug 1074787 - Unable to Remove bookmarks via context menu
    • bug 1084689 - Update ReadingList banner icon
  • Dominique is continuing to work on bug 663803 - Provide magnifying glass in areas of clustered links

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)

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  • bug 1082550 Regression: Android MP4/MP3 video/audio playback broken
  • MediaCodec landed! Please cc me on any bugs you see with H264 video.
  • Working on making the above work with generated JNI bindings
  • Writing a blog post about the above
  • Filed a bunch of gfx bugs yesterday. Shit's busted.
  • Going to look at the 4.0 hangs again this week/today, bug 1059797
  • Working with bc to get actual media tests going on Autophone

Alan K. (ack)

  • Q4 goals done (ask GCP for a copy)
  • Mozilla Festival this week (22oct->26oct)
  • Vacation next week (away 27oct->2nov)


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Past week

  • We now have crash-stats coverage for pre-Gecko and search activity crashes
Working on
  • PTO next week


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Past week

  • Got the HTTPS based tests working thanks to gbrown.
Working on
  • Figure out why gUM tests are too orange and keep getting backed out.
  • Standalone WebRTC stuffs.
  • e10s WebRTC sandboxing planning.
  • Ponder about this awesome bug that's coming back to us after 2.5 years and TWENTY Firefox versions:

Randall Barker

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Last Week:

  • Worked on fixing tab streaming to chrome cast in beta and aurora. Have requested permission to uplift required patches to beta and aurora. Should be working in nightly.
  • Continued work on bug 1045967 - Allow WebRTC to be built as a standalone library.

Next Week:

  • Investigate why following bug is still occurring: bug 1055562 - crash in java.lang.IllegalStateException: Callback has already been executed
  • Continue work on bug 1045967 - Allow WebRTC to be built as a standalone library.

Open Issue:

  • Need final domain for chromecast.html receiver application so that beta and aurora maybe be updated to point to the correct location.

Eugen Sawin

Last week

  • (landed) bug 1061372 - Crash with any value passed to mozLockOrientation() but portrait-primary and portrait-secondary
  • (in review) bug 942736 - Page-position when going back a page is not always remembered when conducting a scroll on prior page and then hitting back
  • Janus Proxy
    • Fixed GIF leakage
    • Fixed PAC for local IP address range requests
    • Alternative image compression results (went live at 1:00 on the screenshots):

Next week

  • bug 1030742 - Rendering/Layout of the thumbnail preview happens before the main page
  • (uplift) 1061372 - Crash with any value passed to mozLockOrientation() but portrait-primary and portrait-secondary
  • (land) bug 942736 - Page-position when going back a page is not always remembered when conducting a scroll on prior page and then hitting back
  • Janus Proxy: improve PNG compression with new image compression mechanics

Brian Nicholson



Last week

Next week


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  • Onboarding crashes should be wrapping up with rnewman's bug 1085591
  • Private browsing contextual hints
  • Add-ons refresh with Robin
  • ...mfinkle's Passwords work?


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  • New tablet refresh
    • bug 1077755 - Implement new tablet menu bar pressed/focused private browsing button color
    • bug 1072464 - Discuss new tablet forward button size
    • bug 1084659 - Move misplaced new_tablet_* resources
    • bug 1084542 - Move shared code from Back/ForwardButtons to NavButton.
    • bug 1079183 - The new refresh buttons looks a bit small
  • bug 1085534 - Switch BrowserToolbar to NativeEventListener
  • bug 1079693 - Intermittent testAddonManager | Exception caught - junit.framework.AssertionFailedError: Text string: '^Add-ons$' is not found!


  • Browser toolbar refresh
    • bug 1019127 - Remove updateChildrenEnabledStateForEditing
    • bug 960746 - Back/forward button state can get out of sync on tablets
    • bug 1079182 - Edit mode text is misaligned with display mode
    • bug 1085487 - Investigate reload misalignment
    • bug 1085596 - Implement simplified (v1) new tablet editing mode
    • bug 1086981 - Cancel editing mode when pressing menu items
  • bug 1020534 - Tablet toolbar icons hard to read on dark lightweight themes
  • bug 894473 - Support using LWT accent color as background color in more of the UI


  • Herding bug 941155 (fix talos on mobile to have pageloader tests working in regular mode and nochrome mode) along
  • bug 939350 - Create Python linter wrapper
  • bug 983437 - Delay FHR pruning until the screen is off
  • bug 989441 - Centralized documentation for writing tests


  • Bashing my head against bug 1081768 and bug 1085591. What should be a no-op lifecycle change breaks reftests' assumptions about layer access. I'm going to test on 2.3.5, and gbrown is looking into why reftests don't run locally.
  • Fixing all the bugs that blocked SDK 23/Android 21 tool deployment. We're good to go. Eclipse might complain but it's an easy fix.
  • QA/Sync migration chatter with kthiessen.
  • Early reading list discussions with rfkelly.
  • Assorted other spinning plates and reviews.


Working on


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  • TRIBE: Awareness of Self. My cohort is a great group of people and I'm enjoying the introspection. Consistency/Learner/Harmony/Context/Analytical if you've done the session and are interested.
  • Projects for this cycle:
    • Minifying shipped JS, hoping to not ship Shumway
    • Pushing Synced Tabs home panel through Aurora bug remotetabsv2
    • Starting Reading List sync service
    • Landing ckitching's Annotation Processor rewrites



Martyn Haigh


  • IntelliJ & AppCode licenses live and distributed (if you haven't got one and want one talk to me)


  • trying to get dspec working - having issues! Investigating.
  • Further discussions regarding lastpass. Talked to eeejay about geckoview integration with Android a11y API although sounds like there are issues.



Working on



  • Past
    • Reading list/ Reader mode polish
    • Firefox on Tablet V1 bugs
    • Firefox Search follow up bugs
    • bug 847435: Style "go back" menu with Vivek
    • bug 1084098: Sync Panel polish
    • Project 105 co-ordination and ideation
  • Upcoming
    • Reading list/ Reader mode cont'd work
    • Continue with Firefox on Tablet work
    • Onboarding project co-ordination with Gemma
    • Project 105 exploration
    • Awesome screen improvements
    • Cont'd London WW prep



For last sprint: Asset creation for sprint. Testing mini-apps.

For next sprint: working on alternate navigation UI, null states (FxA/no data). Research – reading anything related to the best practices in prototyping with developers in mind.

Privacy Coach
Wrapping up final touches to landing page (BTW, Margaret=Rockstar).


This week:

  • Improvements to the FxA OAuth code that I demoed last week
  • Project 105: Tabs Screen - Not on Github yet. Later today.
  • Project 105: Setting up a integration server (running at home, need to move to MoCoTO)
  • Firefox Sync REST API -

Last week:




  • Local Android reftests are broken: bug 1083279 has a workaround
  • Android bugs in this week's War on Orange report:
   2. 137 oranges: bug 1054292 (NEW)
   Intermittent Android TEST-UNEXPECTED-FAIL | |
   application timed out after 330 seconds with no output
   ("org.mozilla.fennec still alive after SIGABRT: waiting...", [@ + 0xd1fc])
   5. 35 oranges: bug 1054456 (NEW)
   Intermittent Android talos command timed out: 3600 seconds without
   output running ['/tools/buildbot/bin/python',
   'scripts/scripts/', '--talos-suite',
   'remote-tp4m_nochrome', '--cfg',
   'android/', ' ...



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  • Bug: stumbling in Aurora was not on last week due to missed build flag, fixed
  • Desperately need to get back to stumbling on Fennec to (1) get a minimum stumbling on/off test (2) a about:config pref to enable stumbler logging
  • ^^^ Finishing up getting MozStumbler 1.0 on the Play Store, once that gets live I hope to have time

Feature Focus

  • Mobile Roadmap
    • This was a funnel review week. Some items shuffled up to 36
    • Status of Nightly items reviewed at Product Meeting yesterday. Please let me know if anything looks/feels wrong to you.

Round Table