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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2013-04-02 - 11:00 am Pacific
  • Dial-in: Audio-only conference# 98411
    • People with Mozilla phones or softphones please dial x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 4000) Conf# 98411
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 84 88 37 37, x4000 Conf# 98411
    • 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
  • Engineering Vidyo Room / Warp Core / SFO-Boardroom / Tor Commons
  • join #planning for back channel



  • 20.0 is live
  • 21.0b1 is with QA - shipping Thurs
  • Aurora updates are disabled - will enable on Friday to update to Aurora 22
35 bugs (n/a last week)
59 bugs (n/a last week)
Unresolved Aurora 54 Trackers (non-security, not tracked for Beta) Unresolved Beta 127 Trackers (non-security)

Key Issues


Firefox OS

Project Stats
  • Recent bug closing rate for B2G bugs (13-18 per week)
  • Remaining 1.0.1 blockers (54): tef+
  • Remaining 1.1 blockers (69): leo+
  • Upcoming 1.1 milestones: April 5th, April 20th, April 26th (CS)
Recent Landings of Interest
  • bug 853291 add Polish to b2g gecko
  • Fix for regression in power numbers for voice call and music playback bug 853454
  • Fix for SMS with alphanumeric sender address is not received bug 788441

Firefox Desktop

  • Page thumbnails I/O moved off the main thread: bug 753768
  • Most content prefs consumers have been ported to the new async API: bug 831208 and dependencies

Firefox Mobile

Blog Shout Out
Usability, Responsiveness, and New Features
  • Just landed: Enable IonMonkey on ARMv6 android buildsbug 855839
  • WebRTC back-end will be landing in Nightly preff'd off - manual testing should be possible later this week
  • bug 852714 - Amazon search URLs should include Mozilla sourceid and tag landed for Fx21
Quality of Life
  • Debugging Robocop failures just got easier with screen shots now being generated for failures bug 854549 - Robocop screenshots
  • ANR reporter is enabled for Nightly and soon Aurora, next steps include working with metrics to get better access to this data bug 839683 - Enable ANR reporter in appropriate channels


  • We need someone to help with bug 836263 (issue in nsPrefBranch, connected to Crossrider add-ons).
  • We get very few B2G crash reports from devices, anyone having a Firefox OS device should please use them as much as they can and send the reports!


  • Past week's OrangeFactor: 6.09 (Previous Week: 7.15)
  • B2G emulator mochitests are visible again - thanks jgriffin!
  • Progress adding logging for Windows XP XPCShell timeouts, but suite is currently hidden due to high failure rate - bug 856027.
  • Android 4.0 panda robocop tests currently hidden due to high failure rate (mostly timeouts) - bug 855406.
  • Items in need of attention:
    • Efforts to investigate bug 761987 ("the NSS crash") have so far come up short. Any help would be appreciated.
    • Crashes [@ PL_DHashTableEnumerate] after "Assertion failure: (*(uint32_t*)(table->entryStore + ((uint32_t)1 << (32 - (table)->hashShift)) * table->entrySize)) > 0" in many tests (bug 855185, bug 855793) need an owner.
    • Crashes in IPC tests after "Assertion failed: ptr_ != NULL, file ipc\chromium\src\base/scoped_ptr.h, line 93" + "ABORT: CRT ERROR R6010" (bug 819132, bug 820748, bug 856353, bug 856362) need an owner.
  • 23 intermittent failures fixed in the last week - List - Thanks!.
    • WebRTC team fixed "the leak" (bug 833769) and another frequent assertion.

Snappy [Bi-Weekly]

Metro [1st Tuesday of each month]

  • Devices that can only run at DX9 are working with a temporary solution until OMTC has landed.
  • Visual improvements to Firefox Start.
  • Various issues with getting Sync connected fixed, auto-signup in Metro when signing up in desktop added.
  • Touch caret + text selection landed.
  • A number of top crashers fixed. ~4.5% ratio per 100 ADU.
  • Lots of misc. bugs fixed.
  • Last two sprint lists: here and here.

Noteworthy upcoming landings
  • Firefox Start will be moving out of XUL and into <browser> for improved panning performance.
  • New combined nav and app bar.
  • Form / soft keyboard interaction problems are finally going to get fixed.
  • Pending a graphics branch merge, OMTC will get turned on.
  • mochitest-metro-chrome (and maybe a couple other suites) should be up and running soon.

  • cpearce has been fixing various dom api issues like fullscreen.
  • jfkthame fixed and enabled hidpi support.
  • Anthony Jones has joined in to help out with async pan zoom controller work.

  • We'd love to get the profiler hooked up for graphics work (bug 850019)
  • We need more daily users, currently @ ~500 ADUs. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors!
  • If you don't have a Win8 tablet, please get one and help out in testing!

Games [1st Tuesday of Month]

Mobile Web Compat [2nd Tuesday of Month]

Critsmash [3rd Tuesday of Month]

Memshrink [4th Tuesday of Month]


  • (catlee) New linux test hardware coming online. Test validation happening on Cedar branch. Once ready, we'll switch these over to mozilla-central and friends, and then can recycle old hardware into more windows/osx testers.