Update:Remora Meeting Notepad/Archive Aug-Sep 2007

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September 26th

  • Language packs for add-ons are moving forward and authors are filing bugs. We should talk about how this affects AMO, and if it's not the direction we want to go, we should bring it up ASAP. --clouserw
    • If we have expansion packs for add-ons, how does that affect the FF3 UI?
  • AMO v3.2 (Redesign)
      • Review other apps support approach
      • Open design items: reco list, SRP, search engine
  • AMO v3.3 (API)
      • Open items: ratings, reco list retrieval
  • PHP5

September 19th

September 12th

  • AMO Directions
      • Added a couple of entries to the roadmap
      • v3.2 is the redesign
      • v3.3 is the API
      • Future features is catchall
  • AMO v3.2 (Redesign)
  • AMO v3.3 (API) Fx3 AddOns Manager Refresh
      • Fx 3 timing for new Add-Ons Manager is that it's slipping past M8/M9
      • AMO team needs to get API developed in conjunction with the Fx 3 development schedule
      • Draft AMO v3.3 requirements document
  • PFS housekeeping
      • AI: [Polvi] Began contact with vendors for further communication
      • AI: [Morgamic] Draft document and timeframe for how to move to new format (SSL on XPI URL) [ideally by Oct]
      • Plugin detection
        • AI: [Morgamic] Mike will code up the JavaScript for PluginCheck
  • Rock Your Firefox/FAMO
      • Rock Your Firefox 0.4 launched last week with new homepage and automatic add-on detection
      • So far, over 2000 add-ons have been automatically detected and favorited
      • Friday we sent out a message to the 21,000 members of our sponsored Facebook group, resulting in a peak of 250 new users per hour (we only got to 60 per hour when we launched)
      • 4700 people to date have tried out the app
  • Replacing Forums
      • AI: [Basil] Develop feature requirements and tasks for Vanilla replacement. Will come in roadmap/future features.
  • Stats Improvements
      • AI: [Basil] Summarizing new stats capabilities
      • AI: [Basil] Review the CBeard Update Ping list look watch for anomalies
  • Administrivia
  • l10n of add-ons (locale packs for add-ons) -- clouserw

September 5th

  • AMO Directions
  • AMO Design Update Project
      • Madhava and Basil have been having discussions on the site redesign. Current mocks available here.
      • Some of the major stuff: category consolidation
  • Fx3 AddOns Manager Refresh
  • PFS housekeeping
      • AI: [Polvi] Contact vendors as Plugin authors for further communication
      • AI: [Morgamic] Draft document and timeframe for how to move to new format (SSL on XPI URL) [ideally by Oct]
  • Plugin detection
      • AI: [Morgamic] Mike will code up the JavaScript for PluginCheck
  • FAMO
      • 0.4 launched today
  • Download count
      • AI: [Madhava] Add download count as a public attribute for addons
      • AI: [Madhava] Developer control panel revision for counts
  • Breaking down the API
      • All RSS feeds should be part of the API
      • Download counts should be available
  • Replacing Forums
      • AI: [Basil] Develop feature requirements and tasks for Vanilla replacement
  • Stats Improvements
      • AI: [Basil] Summarizing new stats capabilities
      • AI: [Basil] Review the CBeard Update Ping list look watch for anomalies
      • Getting counts per day per addons for update pings, for ourselves and addon developers (is it protected info? probably not)
  • PHP5 migration?
      • AI: [Morgamic] Setting up an AMO instance on PHP5 only cluster bug 393249
      • AI: [Morgamic] File bug for entire AMO migration to PHP5 bug 394193
      • Get migrated (don't use new PHP5 capabilities) and then come up with QA schedule
  • Administrivia

August 22nd

  • design update
    • Current Mockups
    • AI: [Basil & Madhava] Contact John Slater regarding turnaround time from designer
  • PFS housekeeping
    • AI: [Morgamic] Sent email to all regarding missing vendor contacts for plugins
  • Plugin detection work on firstrun & update pages
    • AI: [Morgamic] Need someone to code up the JavaScript
  • Download counts?
    • Total Download All Time, This week, Counts Per Day
    • AI: [Madhava] Add download count as a public attribute for addons
    • AI: [Madhava] Developer control panel revision for counts
  • Breaking down the API
    • Determined what we need for Firefox 3 - wiki page
    • Add RSS feeds for download counts and comments
  • Forums Status
    • Replace Vanilla with our own implementation
    • AI: [Basil] Develop feature requirements and tasks
    • AI: [Morgamic] Add Basil and Polvi to group hub
  • Stats improvements
      • relevant?
      • Post download counts, also have update pings summarized - what's in the universe, not just what's hosted on AMO
      • AI: [] Review the CBeard Update Ping list and watch for anomalies
      • Other stats we can add: FAMO new items - new users per period
      • AI: [Basil] Summarizing new stats capabilities
      • WebAnalytics RFP
        • When a user installs (Install Trigger)
        • RFP: be able to analyze pings (60M per day) - not including FAMO traffic
  • PHP5 migration?
      • AI: [Morgamic] Setting up an AMO instance on PHP5 only cluster
      • AI: [Morgamic] File bug for entire AMO migration to PHP5

August 29th

  • AMO Design Update Project
      • AI: [Basil & Madhava] Contact John Slater regarding turnaround time from designer - Yes, but deferred by Basil since he wanted to dig into redesign more
  • Fx3 AddOns Manager Refresh
      • AI: [Madhava] Schedule a call with Gavin to discuss capabilities/requirements
      • AI: [Fligtar] Can you please send to Gavin the page on API
  • PFS housekeeping
      • AI: [Polvi] Contact vendors as Plugin authors for further communication
      • AI: [Morgamic] Draft document and timeframe for how to move to new format (SSL on XPI URL) [ideally by Oct]
  • Plugin detection
      • Mockups are ready for first run
      • AI: [Morgamic] Mike will code up the JavaScript for PluginCheck
  • FAMO
      • new homepage and add-on detection finished except for a few design tweaks
      • 0.4 will be pushed back from Friday to probably sometime next week due to QA unavailability
      • Looking for ways to get more users; topic in Facebook grouphub
      • Two more milestones scheduled for RYF (in 2-3 weeks for next milestone)
  • Download count
      • AI: [Madhava] Add download count as a public attribute for addons
      • AI: [Madhava] Developer control panel revision for counts
  • Breaking down the API
      • AI: [Gavin] Determined what we need for Firefox 3
      • All RSS feeds should be part of the API
      • Download counts should be available
  • Replacing Forums
      • AI: [Basil] Develop feature requirements and tasks for Vanilla replacement
  • Stats Improvements
      • AI: [Basil] Summarizing new stats capabilities
      • AI: [Basil] Review the CBeard Update Ping list look watch for anomalies
      • Getting counts per day per addons for update pings, for ourselves and addon developers (is it protected info? probably not)
  • PHP5 migration?
      • AI: [Morgamic] Setting up an AMO instance on PHP5 only cluster bug 393249
      • AI: [Morgamic] File bug for entire AMO migration to PHP5 bug 394193
      • Get migrated (don't use new PHP5 capabilities) and then come up with QA schedule
  • Administrivia
      • AI: [Morgamic] Add Basil and Polvi to group hub
      • Laura's start date on Sep 10th or Sep 14th

August 22nd

  • design update
    • Current Mockups
    • AI: [Basil & Madhava] Contact John Slater regarding turnaround time from designer
  • PFS housekeeping
    • AI: [Morgamic] Sent email to all regarding missing vendor contacts for plugins
  • Plugin detection work on firstrun & update pages
    • AI: [Morgamic] Need someone to code up the JavaScript
  • Download counts?
    • Total Download All Time, This week, Counts Per Day
    • AI: [Madhava] Add download count as a public attribute for addons
    • AI: [Madhava] Developer control panel revision for counts
  • Breaking down the API
    • Determined what we need for Firefox 3 - wiki page
    • Add RSS feeds for download counts and comments
  • Forums Status
    • Replace Vanilla with our own implementation
    • AI: [Basil] Develop feature requirements and tasks
    • AI: [Morgamic] Add Basil and Polvi to group hub
  • Stats improvements
      • relevant?
      • Post download counts, also have update pings summarized - what's in the universe, not just what's hosted on AMO
      • AI: [] Review the CBeard Update Ping list and watch for anomalies
      • Other stats we can add: FAMO new items - new users per period
      • AI: [Basil] Summarizing new stats capabilities
      • WebAnalytics RFP
        • When a user installs (Install Trigger)
        • RFP: be able to analyze pings (60M per day) - not including FAMO traffic
  • PHP5 migration?
      • AI: [Morgamic] Setting up an AMO instance on PHP5 only cluster
      • AI: [Morgamic] File bug for entire AMO migration to PHP5

(AI = Action Item)

August 15th

(Quarterly AMO Meeting Where We Decide Great Things And Don't Do Them)

  • Roles, updates in org
  • design update
  • PFS, download counts, M3.1, M3.2
  • Testing and QA refocus
  • Breaking down the API
  • Stats improvements
  • PHP5 migration?
  • FAMO update
  • FAMO integration points
  • FAMO roadmap?
  • fligtar has one

August 1st

  • mocks
  • download counts
  • API