Platform/2013-05-21

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Platform Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2013-05-21 - 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 irc.mozilla.org #planning for back channel

Actions

Notices/Schedule


  • Firefox 24 is planned to be the next ESR - keep calm and carry on
  • Stability work week in late August - we'll be asking a few engineers to join and help direct upcoming quarters for the Socorro/crash-kill teams


40 bugs (24 bugs last week)
41 bugs (38 bugs last week)
Unresolved Aurora 54 Trackers (non-security, not tracked for Beta) Unresolved Beta 71 Trackers (non-security)

Key Issues

Mixed content blocker merged to Aurora (tanvi)

Firefox's Mixed Content Blocker merged from Nightly to Aurora this week.

When an HTTPS page contains HTTP resources, the HTTP resources are called Mixed Content. With the latest Aurora, Firefox will block certain types of Mixed Content by default, protecting our users from man-in-the-middle attackers and eavesdroppers. To learn more about this feature, check out these links[1].

We are proactively trying to find websites that have compatibility issues and alert web administrators. For those of you using Firefox Nightly or Aurora, please let us know if you encounter any sites that are broken due to the Mixed Content Blocker. You can do this by leaving a quick comment on one of the following tracking bugs:

Mixed Content Compatibility Issues on Mozilla Affiliated Sites: bug 843977
Mixed Content Compatibility Issues on non-Mozilla Sites: bug 844556

[1] https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2013/05/16/mixed-content-blocking-in-firefox-aurora/
https://blog.mozilla.org/tanvi/2013/04/10/mixed-content-blocking-enabled-in-firefox-23/

Threads

Products/Projects

Firefox OS

Firefox Desktop

Firefox Mobile

Blog Shout Out
http://lucasr.org/2013/05/17/introducing-the-layout/
Performance, Usability, Features
  • Landed in Nightly (Fx24): bug 871390 - Leaking Shmem with NoSwap canvas update
  • bug 862763 - nsLayoutUtils::FontSizeInflationEnabled shows up in profiles, but shouldn't <== Looks like this change resulted in a ~14% Tp4 (no chrome) improvement for Android
  • Push API: Blocked waiting for desktop Push API to land; implementing Java background service in the meantime bug 863103
  • Fixed: bug 828563 - m.here.com GPS not finding correct location on Galaxy Nexus
Stability Wins
  • bug 866501 - android.content.res.Resources$NotFoundException: Resource is not a ColorStateList (color or path): TypedValue{t=0x2/d=0x1010350 a=<n>}: at android.content.res.Resources.loadColorStateList(Resources.java) mainly on HTC devices running Gingerbread
  • Another ANR squashed bug 860879 - ANR @ org.mozilla.gecko.PromptService.finishDialog(PromptService.java:470)

Stability

Desktop

  • bug 869027 Appears to be bouncing between JS and DOM. (Aurora/Nightly)

Mobile

  • Nom for Aurora?
    • bug 866501 - android.content.res.Resources$NotFoundException: Resource is not a ColorStateList (color or path): TypedValue{t=0x2/d=0x1010350 a=<n>}: at android.content.res.Resources.loadColorStateList(Resources.java) mainly on HTC devices running Gingerbread
  • Beta crashers:
    • bug 867058 - java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: bytes.length 0 must be a positive number at org.mozilla.gecko.gfx.BitmapUtils.decodeByteArray(BitmapUtils.java)
      • currently investigated by Dev
  • Android database issues bug 778935 and bug 752828 are still the most serious unsolved issues present on release. Is there additional data we need, or can we at least make the user experience better by catching the errors and presenting a message to the user?

OrangeFactor

  • Past week's OrangeFactor: 6.88 and trending downward (Previous Week: 8.66).
  • Good news, everybody!
    • Joel Maher found a workaround for the Android NSS crash (bug 761987). Efforts to find and fix the underlying cause continue in bug 871575.
    • Mike Habicher fixed a bug in the AOSP code used by the B2G emulator that fixed nearly all B2G test crashes in bug 867996.
    • Bobby Holley landed a patch which fixed one of the most frequent mochitest asserts we were hitting in bug 860941.
  • bug 856027 (Un-hide WindowsXP opt xpcshell tests when the failure rate isn't unacceptably high) needs an owner or the tests should be disabled. All logging patches have landed.
  • New Windows iX test slaves were brought online. Tracking a few new failures, primarily in media code - bug 872748, bug 872760, bug 872788, bug 872996. All are currently unowned.
  • 22 intermittent failures fixed in the last week - List - Thanks!.

Performance

Metro

Games

Mobile Web Compat

Critsmash

Memshrink

Roundtable