FxA timelines and you

Jed Parsons jparsons at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 17 08:57:27 PDT 2013


Hi, Doug,

> De: "Doug Turner" <doug.turner at gmail.com>
> Enviados: Jueves, 17 de Octubre 2013 18:39:36
>
> So, with FxA as designed so far, my application will have to hit the network
> when I want to get the user's email address?

No, once we've got the user signed in, we know their identity, and we can generate assertions for them on device.  Asking fxa for the signed-in user should not hit the network.

Cheers,
j

> I am just worried that I am going to have a bunch of RTT just to get the
> user's email address. Then I am going to turn around and use the email
> address against my applications back end (more RTT). In general, we want to
> zero network time when we can. :)
>
> Doug
> 
> 
> 
> // Doug Turner
> 
> 
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 5:19 AM, Lloyd Hilaiel < lloyd at mozilla.com > wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On Oct 17, 2013, at 5:04 AM, Doug Turner < doug.turner at gmail.com > wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Have you guys figured out how FxA is going to work between processes? That
> is, suppose the FTU sets up a user. Now, I run my application and I call
> navigator.id . What happens? Am I going to be hitting the network, or are
> you going to save this info in the parent process and just share it with the
> application?
> 
> Once FxA is set up, every time you want to authenticate to a service, the
> network hit will be minimal (if any).
> 
> The current plan is to ship all resources on device in a system application.
> 
> Other questions?
> 
> lloyd
> 
> 
> 
> 
> // Doug Turner
> 
> 
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 6:58 PM, Jared Hirsch < 6a68 at mozilla.com > wrote:
> 
> 
> TL;DR - If you want to help danny and rfk, you should really consider doing
> it right away.
> 
> Hey all,
> 
> Here are some things I've learned from chatting with Rob Lord in #picl:
> 
> * FXOS 1.3 is feature complete Dec 9, to be released in March
> * As of now, FxA is scheduled to be code complete & riding that train.
> * As of now, I think UX is working on mocks/flows, but I don't think they
> have clarity yet on the final feature set or any of the interactions.
> * Next week (Oct 21-25) there is a Madrid work week, in which FxA-Persona
> integration details will be worked out. Jed and Lloyd (and others?) will be
> there.
> 
> Any of these things may be incorrect now, or become inaccurate in the
> immediate future. But, thought I'd share what I've learned, to try to give
> signin folks a sense of the ludicrous speed at which FxA needs to build.
> Signin devs, if you want to lend a hand, it's probably a good idea to do it
> soon (just some friendly advice).
> 
> Sync devs, CCing you to be ridiculously overcommunicative, also in case
> timelines have changed in the past 24 hours, you can correct me here ;-)
> 
> Yours in well-intentioned mailing list overloading,
> 
> Jared
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