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Video for today's meeting
Friends of the Tree
- Mozilla Corporation platform team employees gathering for a work week in Mountain View
Thursday, 25 February
- Labs Night at Wikimedia Foundation HQ in San Fransisco
Friday, 26 February
- Open-Source-Meetup in Munich/Germany
- [/Labs/DesignLunch Design Lunch] Friday 12:30PST - Results of the Test Pilot menu item usage study: What menu items in Firefox are used the most, how are people using them, and what does this mean for the Firefox 4 menu redesign?
- Mozilla Corporation Firefox team employees gathering for a work week in Mountain View
- purpose is to finish up our goals for this quarter
- also plan on doing some Jetpack hacking, general tools hacking, and meeting with other groups
- are looking into how we can use Air Mozilla to make it as open and interactive as possible
- Also visit us next week from March 2 - 6 at the CeBIT in Hannover/Germany! The Mozilla Booth will in be Hall 2 - F34!
The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.
|Overview of js-ctypes
Status Updates By Team
- work continues on mozilla-central for our primary projects
- out of process plugins (destined for a 3.6.x update)
- new theme work (destined for next major Firefox release)
- tab matches in awesomebar (destined for next major Firefox release)
- come to the developer meeting on Tuesday to find out more!
Branch work: Firefox 3.5.x / Firefox 3.6.x / Thunderbird 3.0.x
- Firefox 3.0.18 and 3.5.8 shipped last week.
- Working on schedule this week for 3.0.19/3.5.9/3.6.2.
Old Branch work: Firefox 3.0.x / Thunderbird 2.0.0.x
- See above for Firefox 3.0.x
- Waiting for final check-ins for Thunderbird 126.96.36.199. No final schedule.
- 3.1b1 string/code freeze tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb 23) at 23:59 Pacific
- 3.0.2 released to beta channel; final planned for Thursday
- some new win32 hardware (as opposed to VM) builders joining the production slave pool today
- should mean faster (4x in some cases) win32 build turnaround
- EU ballot builds: many thanks to Kev for dealing with the repacks and shepherding them into the right places
- security releases for Firefox 3.0.18 and 3.5.8 were done by John Ford and Armen respectively. This was the first release for both team members.
- tracked down and helped fix a particularly nasty Windows bug that kept the tree closed for a week. See bug 543034 for the gory details.
- got rid of the Release Engineering:Future bugzilla component. Going to start tracking bugs like everyone else.
- talos rev3 machines seem to be running well. We will likely be pulling the plug on the rev2 machines this week.
- Test Execution
- First pass at firefox.next assignments done
- 3.next test plan and assignments are here
- Out or Process Plugins
- 2 weeks of testdays have been completed
- Digging through electrolysis spec to revamp the OOPP testplan
- Creating litmus tests
- Shipped SUMO 1.5.1
- Tested the Browser Choice and Open To Choice sites
- Testing of MCC 1.1 is in progress.
- Release has been postponed to Thursday(2/23) as Marketing content was not ready.
- AMO 5.7
- EU Ballot / Choice Campaign:
- Browser Ballot: created and sent out the test plan
- Choice Campaign: created and sent out the test plan
- QA Community
- Held the Mobile Firefox 1.1 Alpha Testday. Recap can be found here
- Test Dev
- Creating patches to change localtest to mochi.test in all tests using the mochitest webserver bug 544097
- Proposing a session at the platform work week on getting rid of enable priviledge in mochitest-plain
- Working with mobile and build to get the maemo unit tests green
- More notes here.
- India University Tour - February 2010; India. Seth, Arun and Ragavan are in India during February to participate in a number of university based events.
- MAOW Lima 2010 - February 27, 2010; Lima, Peru. Working with community members and Jorge Villalobos to put together a one-day add-ons workshop on XUL and Jetpack.
- SXSW Interactive 2010 March 12-16, 2010; Austin, Texas. We have a small sponsorship and are hosting a Mozilla party on Saturday, March 13th from 6-8pm at the Cedar Door. Sign-ups for our party are here. Please continue to check our wiki page for information.
- ROFLCon II April 30 - May 1, 2010; Boston, MA. We have a join sponsorship with the Mozilla Foundation and will be live streaming and archiving the event with HTML5 open video.
- Processing.js Boston - April 10, 2010; Boston, MA. Looking into putting together an event with the Processing.js team.
- JSConf.US April 17-18, 2010; Washington, DC. We are sponsoring this event. We will also have Mitcho, one of our Jetpack Ambassadors conducting a Jetpack talk and putting together Jetpack hacking session in the lounge.
- Open to Choice is live!
- This week's focus is getting the Open to Choice campaign off the ground. We need your help. Here's how:
- Write a blog post on your local community website and/or personal blog
- follow @opentochoice and retweet (if you haven't already)
- Write about open to choice on your favourite social networks
- comment on the open letter (either as a comment on opentochoice.org or on your blog sending a trackback to the campaign site)
- Write to bloggers, local media informing them about the open letter
- localize the open letter (if you haven't already; languages already
covered: en, de, fr, sp, it, pl, ro)
- Start a thread in technology and FLOSS related forums and mailing
lists about the browser choice screen
- do some research on future local events and the possibility of
bringing Open to Choice there (doing a talk, having a booth, having a
flyer distributed in the welcome pack, putting a banner on the event
- Become a browser choice screen watcher: did you see the browser
choice screen pop-up on your screen? Send us an email, post it on your
blog, Tweet about it (use the #opentochoice tag). Give details (country, time of day, choice of browser).
- Read about the upcoming plans for requiring Private Browsing compliance in Firefox extensions here. Also, we need volunteers to create a tool for checking the compatibility of extensions with Private Browsing mode; more info here, and tool spec here.
- SUMO 1.5.1 went out Thursday with a minor update Friday. This release had all the EU ballot changes.
Introducing New Hires
- Felipe Gomes, located in Brazil, has joined the Firefox team. blog, twitter
- Staging version of Mozilla Drumbeat is available for feedback and testing.