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Meeting Details

  • 9:00 AM Mountain View Time (UTC -7)
  • 650-903-0800 x92 Conf# 206 (US/INTL)
  • irc.mozilla.org #l10n-drivers for back channel
  • (notetaker: sethb)


axel, sethb, clouserw, pascalc, stas, gandalf, timr

Meeting Notes

Firefox / Fennec updates


  • Going to take a few more strings this week with Get Personas
  • Should start with outreach around today
  • Have two weeks or so to increase outreach and we want to freeze early November, perhaps November 3
  • Still have time to escalate the outreach
  • Minor update between 3.5 and 3.6


  • Making some progress in terms of the build infrastructure
  • Multi-locales stuff is coming together slowly
  • Single-locale has a problem definition
    • How are we producing the single-locale as part of the build automation

Web L10n

  • Fennec localization is started
    • 1 bug per locale and 1 tracking bug
  • Thunderbird localization is started
    • 1 bug per locale and 1 tracking bug
  • de-beta bn-BD tonight
  • Firefox 5-year campaign
    • Should we re-word Flickr?
  • Mozilla in Bulgarian launched
  • Plugins check page, Pascal worked with Austin King to patch the javascript library to make it localizable
  • Firefox 3.6 Getting Started and What's New are "done" but we should let this one bake


  • AMO 5.2 went out last night
  • November 3 is freeze on next cycle
  • Not a whole lot of localization on next cycle
  • 7 Locales are completely localized (pt-PT, ea, es-ES, pl, sk, ko, vi)
    • Remaining locales are pretty backed up with over 500 strings roughly

Productization and de-betaing

  • bn-BD is happy to debeta
  • Continue to ping other beta locales today
  • Web update about Get Personas
    • Started reviewing the patch and it is a massive change to the code
    • Haven't finished, hope to have it finished by tomorrow
    • As patch gets reviewed, Stas is updating the docs
  • Bugzilla change started in .governance


  • May stop working actively on Pootle platform for the time being
    • With over two days of testing, we "killed" the pootle server, producing Django errors with just 2 people
    • Failing to figure out what is going on
  • Next release for sign off app
    • Gandalf is trying to maintain and release with the patch coming from Axel


  • Working with ml-QA
  • Proposal to do more l10n testing
  • Should we be paying them to re-engineer our files?
    • Seth and Tim move forward, then we'll cut apart the analysis from them with our l10n laser cutter
  • Should en-GB be on the list


  • Travel to MV? Come in early if you want, just tell sethb