WebAPI/2013-04-23

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WebAPI Meeting Details

  • Tuesday 2013-04-23 - 10:00 am Pacific
  • Dial-in: conference# 98413
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  • Join irc.mozilla.org #webapi for back channel

Notes will be taken on etherpad: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/webapi-meetingnotes

Agenda

B2G work week last week

  • down to 43 v1.0.1 blockers
  • great discussions on performance, testing, memory usage
  • b2g -> tbpl will be awesome for catching regressions
  • branching discussions ongoing (move to gaia master/m-c gecko for 1.1?)

SysApps WG F2F 2 weeks ago in Madrid

  • interesting discussions took place with various parties
  • "feeling that whatever we say, people will follow it"
  • lots of work to do to ensure people know we're working with the web platform and not another native platform
  • good news: Anssi (now at Intel) joined the group and will help
  • not many comments on Mounir et al's Runtime spec

JS implementations -> C++

Andrea

  • great B2G week for audio channel API
    • everyone's happy with it \o/
    • some questions remain for Ben
  • is taking Future() task
    • has working code for simple case
    • Mounir recommends consulting spec
    • baku and Mounir to sync up on this

Jan

  • Bug 798875 - Implement IndexedDB synchronous API
    • helped with remaining features
    • implementation is now feature complete
    • over 600k patch
  • worked on a proposal for the sandboxed file system API
  • going to run IDB tests under valgrind
    • potential heap corruption due to centralized quota manager?

Fernando

  • Low device storage:
    • Bug 861894 - Avoid apps to schedule new offline cache downloads while device free space is low (WIP patches)
    • Bug 861920 - Avoid apps to write in its local storage while device free storage is low (WIP patches)
    • Bug 861921 - Notify the user about the low free storage situation (needinfo)
  • Dialer app call log perf improvements

Anne

  • Crypto uses Futures!
  • met with Google guys about NavigationController

Ehsan

  • almost full-time on WebAudio still
  • trying to find someone else
  • if you're interested, lots going on there!
    • now we can test the API, were relying on luck before :)
  • Anne had questions about versions of the spec
    • Audio API has both legacy and new API surface.
    • WebKit and Blink are not playing ball killing legacy so we're stuck with it.