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  • #mobile for backchannel
  • Mobile Vidyo Room


Topics for This Week

  • Nightly builds not accessible via
  • Zoomed view enabled by default on Nightly (when ^ is fixed): bug 663803
  • Trying to collect all of the NIGHTLY_BUILD flags to see if they're still necessary/useful (using Nightly+ flags)

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Friends of the Mobile Team

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  • Aaron Raimist fixed bug 1163211 - Remove windowSoftInputMode comment in
  • Neil Bleasdale fixed bug 1165137 - Remove the 'static' keyword from ChangeVerifier interface
  • Dominique fixed bug 1165128 - Enable zoomedview by default.
  • Nicolas Croiset provided logs to help debug bug 1138943 - A long running ticket that looks like bad error handling in the face of some token server responses. We shall see!


  • James Ide fixed bug 1167521 - Use the standard scroll view deceleration rate for faster vertical scrolling
  • dusek fixed bug 1166018 - Firefox pauses system audio when launched (while not previously running)

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)

  • Updating to NDK r10e to fix linking bug on x86 (bugs 1141693, 1165460)
    • Working around strange open() issue in child processes
  • Getting back to perf work
  • Spent some time improving jimdb to work with NDK-provided gdb (which is newer) and 64bit devices
  • APZ contract is finished, still maybe a couple patches away from being usable on Nightly


  • Not working on Presentation WebAPI
Working on


<Read Only>

  • Last week:
    • SafeBrowsing & Load Manager reviews
    • Mentored SafeBrowsing bugs turning into
    • bug 1168345 nsTArray::Sort shouldn't need Equals in the comparator
    • Fixed many Video sandboxing try failures
  • Next week:
    • Fix the remaining ones

Randall Barker

Last Week:

  • Broke UI fixes out of bug 659285 Extend media.autoplay.enabled to provide a way to disable untrusted play() invocations. UI portion now in bug 1166961 Re-enable missing video UI when element does not have controls.
  • Started looking at bug 1163664 Don't check for plugin blocklist state on Android.

Next Week:

Eugen Sawin

Working on

Brian Nicholson

  • bug 1153285 - Custom context menu (with Open In New Tab)
  • bug 1164828 - Fix icon alignment in search settings
  • bug 1137415 - Better search icons
  • Experimented with overriding BackForwardList to restore session history


  • bug 1147071 - Use encrypted database storage for passwords. Spent some time reading up on ios's db syncing. Now chasing a build error.
  • bug 1134532 - Pages can lock the urlbar from scrolling on screen. Backed out! There are some bugs with the webview touch event listener that I need to find a work around for (or a different way of doing this).
  • bug 1125835 - Design a good error page. A little confusion with reviews here, but still ready to go I think.
  • bug 1163120 - Restore tabs lazy.
  • bug 1166860 - Crash in BrowserViewController.webView(, didFinishNavigation:)



  • Finishing up doorhanger styling










  • Search engine bar & followups
  • Partner stuff




  • History sync on iOS and assorted miscellany.
  • Partner stuff.


Working on


  • Contributors: working with Ahmed and vivek last week on tabs database and split pane history panel tickets, respectively.
    • Special thanks to Nicolas Croiset for helping me debug bug 1138943
  • Partners: working on bi-directional Java Addons: bug 1168407
    • Proof of concept working as of last night; need to re-factor API to support "unloading" DEX files
  • Partners: working on integration with third-party identity services.
  • Android: continued investigating FxA sign-in over the web: bug androidwebfxa.
    • Met with dcoates and rfkelly
    • dcoates has built a "sign-in with Open ID" proof of concept for a partner demo
    • action is back to me to build an API for creating Firefox Accounts from chrome JS
    • mcomella has also been pushing Intent handling, which ties into this story
  • Partners: working on --with-android-distribution-directory; still waiting for bug 991983 to land to rebase.
  • iOS: reviews.
  • mach package-frontend: local improvements only -- now using Tree Herder and the local pushlog database to scrape data.

Martyn Haigh

  • Finishing TQ
  • Hacking on Settings & Tabs Panel




Just Closed:

  • 1160467 - [ga-IE] [sv-SE] [bn-IN] Firefox for iOS (build 9): Locale code mapping error due to Mozilla locale codes not adhering to BCP 47
  • 116266 - Upgrade the CI Server to Xcode 6.3.2
  • 1164555 - Do an optimized release build for the Firefox target
  • 1166860 - Crash in BrowserViewController.webView(, didFinishNavigation:)
  • 1167288 - Startup crash in Browser.historyList
  • 1165745 - Reading View Caching Issues
  • 1164160 - Local server pages don't restore properly on resume
  • 1166491 - Session encoding unsafely unwraps web view's URL
  • 1167310 - Do not store tab state at startup
  • 1168687 - Screenshots do not restore on resume

Current focus:

  • 1094262 - (ios) Implement the Send To Extension UI
  • 1141598 - Reader mode should open full screen
  • 1168136 - Add an option to prefer single-column or grid layout for tabs on iPhone


Issues Resolved

On the docket for this week:

James Hugman


  • landed Bug 1065004 - Provide an option to always open tabs in Private Browsing landed
  • about:passwords, favicons test patch on bug, waiting on feedback
  • Bug 1141769 - Implement new style(unified) FHR/Telemetry password manager probes
    • bogged down in the talos mud, linux in particular
  • bevy of incoming data collection reviews
  • will be at google i/o Thursday/Friday



  • First Week
  • First PR





Working on


  • Trying to discuss more of the outcome of the Product Line Review
  • Getting ready for a mid-year review around projects and headcount


Working on



  • Past
    • Partner stuff
    • Tab queue w/ mhaigh (copy wrangling)
    • Passwords & Doorhangers clean up
    • bug 1087644: Voice integration with Karim
    • bug 1165127: Zoomed-view animation
    • bug 1063058: Clean up Panels UI
  • Upcoming
    • At IO
    • Partner stuff
    • bug 1153389: Private browsing UI clean-up
    • bug 602818: QR input
    • On-boarding for iOS and Android
    • Add-ons
    • General follow up w/ Chenxia, Mcomella, Margaret



  • Partner/Service Integration work week in Toronto last week – will post summary when it's available
  • Filing many iOS UX polish bugs :)
  • Working on some mockups for UI tweaks based on user research/interviews
  • Starting to sketch some ideas for future areas of focus – contextual hints, etc.



Feature Focus

Android Summary


  • 'Mobile browsing history prioritized over synced DT history' de-prioritized, and moved out to 42
  • 'quick search bar above keyboard' will not hit 40. Moved to 41.
  • There are a handful of over items that 'may' be targeted/re-targeted shortly. Follow-ups in progress. (Voice Integration, QR Code Reader, Magnifying glass on clustered links, click-to-view-images). Watch for updates!
    • Update - QR Code Reading and Voice Integration now targeted for 41


iOS Summary


  • No recent changes to iOS roadmap. See Aha! for the current 'story'.
  • V1.0 continues to progress
    • Sync continues to chug along - History!
    • Ongoing improvements around scrolling and other visuals
    • Call for (additional) external beta testers received notable attention
    • New release date has not been established yet. Dependent on external feedback trends, as the program ramps up. Downstream teams will be notified with sufficient lead team once we have a better idea of timing.


Round Table