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  • Wednesdays - 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 17:30 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


  • Code freeze: Dec 1
  • String frozen

Major Topics for This Week

  • Blocker Count
  • Upcoming Code Freeze


General Front-end

  • Working on blockers and regressions
    • Several have patches or can be landed
  • Big plugin patch got reviewed and landed (yay stechz and dougt)
    • Regressions being filed
  • Several issues around zooming have been addressed (or in progress)
  • XUL-in-content is becoming a problem for addon devs bug 528406
  • Font size issue bug caused us to backout the true DPI fixes bug 527750
    • Backout patch bug 530931
    • Fennec chrome UI needs to move to "px" dimensions (test build is available)
  • Fennec can now auto-connect when device is offline
  • We added transparent border-images for buttons, radiogroups and toggles. Watch the panning performance!

UX design

  • 6 1.0-blocking polish/UX issues:
    • 2 assigned to nobody
    • last one requiring UX-input (style for disabled grey buttons) now has design (just a color change) in bug
    • 1 additional (new "new-tab" icon) - slightly delayed, but on its way
  • reviewing results from dpi/fontsize fix
  • looking at bug 522282 - regarding designing "our" maemo5 system icons
  • new issue (nominated), relating to weave, but more general for addons
  • otherwise, working on fennec-weave UX

Platform Support


  • Working on subpixel text rendering on Linux to fix text rendering spacing problems.
  • Auto-dial landed and front-end code now auto-connects
  • DPI backout needs review!
  • Fennec installs to /opt/mozilla
  • xptcinvoke patch cause segfault during talos runs, backed out bug 530087
  • finishing packaging a fennec-dbus-proxy package that lets Fennec act as default browser in place of MicroB (bcombee)
  • password manager patch makes an interface change, need to figure out a way to land that on 1.9.2

Windows Mobile


  • DPI issues - might work themselves out with the DPI backout
  • IME issues - mfinkle heard some reports of IME methods not working for XUL textboxes


General Back-end

Geolocation support




  • Platform changes pushed this week (Done)
  • Investigating crash at shutdown (DougT)
  • Chrome UI shows up on background of flash videos. bug bug 530835. (Stechz)





  • /opt install location seems to improve Ts by ~1 second




  • bug 529462: libconic has been deployed in all Linux slaves
  • bug 529140: Fennec's en-US single-locale being uploaded to "en-US" sub-directory under "latest"
  • bug 501794: Generating localized desktop builds for Mac and Win32
  • nightly maemo repos
  • xrestop on tp4 in staging
  • bug 525257 working on release factories


  • Added a Wiki Frontpage for Fennec QA (still a WIP)
  • Flash Plugin usage for Maemo update
  • WinMo Installer update