WeeklyUpdates/2011-08-15

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Video for today's meeting

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Everyone who participated in the MDN doc sprint this past Friday and Saturday, including: Eric Bidelman, David Bruant, Ernest Chiang, Colin Clark, Ben Combee, Ernest Delgado, Trevor Hobson, Kevin Lim, Daniel Lopretto, Kenny Lu, Peter Lubbers, Mike McNally, Bradley Meck, Jeremie Patonnier, Kassandra Perch, Florian Scholz, Tom Schuster, Manuel Strehl, Art Thompson, and Jonathan Wilsson.
  • Everyone who worked through the last two weekends to ship Socorro 2.2 in time for Firefox 6: Rob Helmer, Chris Lonnen, Brandon Savage, Lars Lohn, Justin Dow, Matt Brandt, Josh Berkus, Daniel Einspanjer

Upcoming Events

Thursday

  • Mozillians Community Phonebook brownbag -- Learn about what it is, how you can use it and how you can get involved. Thursday at 12 noon pacific on Air Mozilla

Friday

Speakers

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.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details

Director, Creative

Lead, Engagement

John Slater

C Brodigan

One Mozilla Website Project
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Brownbag - SQL Injection
Michael Coates
Security Learning Center

Course Schedule
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Webify Me campaign
William R
Grace Jimenez
Visualize your Web
slides
Webify Me (currently password protected)
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Engagement Wiki!
Aakash
The Engagement team has a full-on wiki; it outlines the who's/what's/how's!

Check out the wiki!
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Status Updates By Team

Firefox

  • Investigating some late-breaking issues but Firefox Beta should be released as final tomorrow
  • Firefox 3.6.20 will be released at the same time as there are no outstanding issues

Gecko

Branch work: Firefox 3.5.x / Firefox 3.6.x / Thunderbird 3.0.x

Thunderbird

  • Thunderbird 6, and 3.1.12 will be released tomorrow
  • Trunk -> Aurora
  • Aurora -> Beta (TB 7)

Drumbeat

(no voice update this week)

SeaMonkey

Mobile

Getting ready to publish Firefox 6 as official release and Firefox 7 as "Firefox Beta" to the Android Market, simultaneously with desktop shipment (yay).

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Automation Services

  • New Mailing List available
  • Selenium 2.4 was released with Firefox 6 support

Desktop

  • Firefox 6.0 RC signed off for Beta audience last week
  • Firefox 3.6.20 signed off for Beta audience last week
  • Preparing for Firefox 3.6.20, 6.0 releases; Firefox 7, 8, 9 merges this week

WebQA

Security

Marketing/PR

PR

Mozilla on track to ship Firefox 6

Mozilla to Improve Firefox Memory Performance by 30%
Mozilla shrinks Firefox's memory appetite by 20%-30%

Firefox 8 With New Add-On Compatibility Checks

The Mozilla Interview: Why Firefox Matters

Mozilla's New Vision: A Platform For Your Internet Life

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Developer Engagement / Evangelism

Help spread the word about our August Dev Derby! We're looking for cool History API demos.

Past Derbies

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • James Bennett, Web Developer, MDN
  • Tim Watts, Web Developer, SUMO
  • Jason Thomas, Web Operations Engineer, IT Systems team
  • Zac Campbell, WebQA, working on Jetpack Builder (FlightDeck) + other Selenium/automation goodness
  • Elika Etemad (fantasai), Platform/Layout, working on CSS standards and on layout code
  • Nicolas Pierron, JavaScript engine, working on IonMonkey
  • Adam Newman - NetOps
  • Christian Holler (in-person this Time) - Security Research
  • Bill Walker, Engineering Manager, Labs projects

Foundation Updates

Roundtable