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  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • IRC channel #mobile
  • Vidyo Room Warp Core


  • AIs from last meeting
    • Caitlin/Sayer getting implemented by EOW: Bug 540311 and Bug 627075
    • Set up process for getting Android Market stats (Caitlin, Thomas, John)
    • Scrape crash data (DougT, Blassey, John)
    • Share Market Stats (RelEng via Android Market)
    • Publish updated release schedule
    • Stuart/Thomas: Check Feature Spreadsheet vs. Wiki

Firefox 4.0.1 (launched April 28): User Feedback Update


Release Engineering

  • RelEng have new shared marketplace account; bumpy but still good, and we know we can make it better
    • Fennec 4.0.1, Fennec 5.0b3 now showing up
    • Like b2, Fennec5.0b3, Firefox5.0b3 sim-shipped, and both based from same changeset! :-D
  • Split repo releases are working, and will most likely continue on through 5.0 release.
  • We're aiming for 6.0b1 as our first single repo mobile release.
  • bug 557260 fixed.
    • This unblocks work towards 6.0 release automation
  • All tegras now on remote power, holding stable.


Marketing & PR

  • Firefox (5) blog post - focused on perf, privacy and general momentum update
  • Spark EOL early next week - waiting due to delay in DB query
  • Media campaign kicking off in July

Feedback Summary

Issue SUMO Input Buglink
No Flash support New 98 - 82 bug 630007
Cannot copy/paste text New 12 Up 26 bug 659022
Need an exit button - 16 bug 659670
Cannot clear history New 11 - 19 bug 656901
Reformating text on zoom New 10 11
Need link to apk New 15


UX and User Research


  • see dev meeting notes for detailed breakdown
  • TO-DO - madhava to book meeting about readability for v7
  • revised error pages (mockup | bug) not in v6 after all; moved to v7
    • high-profile UX things for 6: discoverability animation, Form Assistant Android integration, Gingerbread theme, improved image quality (bilinear scaling)
  • please try out
    • gingerbread theme!
    • firstrun animation (go to about:firstrun)
    • see whether scaled images look better


Android Sidebar Study Usability testing happening this afternoon in local cafes.


Summary below, full update here

Opera announced a partnership to ship an Opera browser in IP-based TV boxes.

Microsoft showed thetouch interface of Windows 8, which brings tablet support to the OS.

Chipset makers see in the Windows support for tablets an opportunity to gain share in the mobile market for the x86 architecture.

Nvidia demoed its upcoming quad-core Kai-El chipsets series targeted at mobile devices.

Nokia pledged support for Symbian at least until 2016 and promised to launch its first Windows Phone 7 device in Q4 2011