14.04 Roadmap for System Apps

Registered by Bill Filler on 2013-11-06

Discuss the roadmaps for system apps in 14.04

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Bill Filler
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Bill Filler
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Bill Filler
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
Accepted for trusty
Implementation:
Started
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-14.04
Started by
Bill Filler on 2013-11-20

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== General ==
save state and restore
improve test coverage
app settings
run in greeter mode
design changes for bottom edge magic
selective touch apps on desktop
tablet mode/sidestage support

== Browser ==
Download/Upload support integrated with content-hub
Video playback (streaming, html5)
user-agent string improvements
Chromium Content API (Oxide) conversion
Browser support for WebRTC
rework tab design, other design in general

== Telephony Backend ==
call hold/wait
call merging
multi-recipient SMS
in-call volume adjustment
support for non-numeric sms/calls
MMS
USSD support (for cust service #’s like *611)

== Dialer ==
emergency calling/greeter mode
in call features, waiting, hold, merge
improve smart dialing
auto-formatting of phone numbers
additional autopilot tests
visual changes for tab bar
call duration when in background
audio routing UI

== Messaging ==
MMS pictures and video attachments integrated with content-hub
multi-recipient messaging
error reporting/delivery confirmation
additional autopilot tests
better handling of links in messages (don't require http://)
copy of message text via press/hold->copy
minor design changes

== Contacts ==
import/export
auto-formatting of phone numbers
additional autopilot tests
searching
Improve fast scroll feature (replace/optimize the current one)
improve memory usage of address-book-service

== OSK ==
language support for target language sets
language switching UI
Auto-caps support
predictive text
spell checking
key press feedback
reduce memory consumption
increase test coverage
usable on desktop

== Gallery ==
standardize on thumbnailer
performance improvements

support content-hub args for scaling, etc
video playback improvements
desktop mode improvements
cleanup/refactor where appropriate based on analysis

== Camera/Media Player ==
camera: re-enable video recording with Gstreamer backend (phonedations)
mediaplayer: re-enable scene selector
bug fixing
mediaplayer: standardize on thumbnailer
desktop mode improvements
performance improvements

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