WeeklyUpdates/2011-10-24

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Newcomer Jiten Thakkar (deLta30 on IRC) has fixed several non-trivial platform bugs in the past month. Say hi and thank you if you see him!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 24 October

Tuesday, 25 October

  • GTAC (Google Test Automation Conference) Meet & Greet Mixer

Wednesday, 26 October

Thursday, 27 October

  • Brown Bag: User Research - Findings from Q3
  • 12pm PST
  • We'll be presenting the findings of 3 case studies that we preformed over the last quarter.

Friday, 28 October

  • Tobias Markus Final Presentation
  • 1 pm PDT
  • Intern Final Presentation - topic is TBD.

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Future (8, 9, 10)

  • Migration day is only three Tuesdays away, but I'm going to hand off this week's update to mobile because OMGMOBILE.

Firefox Current (3.5, 3.6, 4.0 - 7.0)

  • We are doing a Firefox 3.6.24, shipping with Firefox 8
    • You might get contacted to land backported security fixes, please do so ASAP
  • Firefox 3.6 → 7+ advertised is postponed, more details coming soon

Mobile Firefox

  • Just finished a mobile work week in Toronto
  • Progress is happening quickly on the Native UI
  • We don't have nightly updates yet, but if you want a point in time snapshot to poke at, point a QR code reader at this:

Birch-nightly-v10.qrcode.png

(And if you don't have a QR code reader - go get one so that next week when we have real nightlies with updates, you can point your reader at that code instead)

Nightlies (without update feature) are here: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mobile/nightly/latest-birch-android/

Thunderbird

Is Thunderbird Pretty Yet? (tl;dr - Not yet, but we're working on it. :)

Drumbeat

No voice update this week

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.

Presenter Topic Media More Details
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Link to where audience can find out more information
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Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution
WebQA
QA Community
Automation Services

Automation & Tools

Security

Security

Security Reviews Scheduled for this week

Date / Time Item
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Mon Oct 24 / 10:00 PST [[CSS3_3D_Transforms CSS 3D Transforms]] & {{bug 505115}}
Wed Oct 26 / 13:00 PST [[Services/Sync/Push_to_device Sync Push to Device]]
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Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details

* IRC Channel: #security
* Etherpad: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/secreview
* Dial-in Info:
** In office or soft phone: extension 92
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369
** Conference num 624

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Amy Tsay: joining the Add-ons team, managed by Justin Scott, located in the Mountain View office.
  • Gregg Lind: joining the User Research team, managed by Jinghua Zhang, located in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Frank Lee: joining the Products team, managed by Ragavan Srinivasan, located in Vancouver, BC Canada.
  • Gregor Wagner: joining the DOM team, managed by Johnny Stenback, located in the San Francisco office.
  • Barry Munsterteiger: joining the Developer Engagement team, managed by Stormy Peters, located in San Francisco office

Introducing a New Intern

  • Santiago Hollmann, Engagement Team (and longtime rep for Mozilla in South America)

Foundation Updates

Roundtable