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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, gandalf, timr, clouserw, stas, pascalc

Meeting Notes

Firefox / Fennec updates

  • Do language packs we use violate the MPL?
    • Fundamental problem: there are files in our language pack that we consider to be under MPL but they don't have a license header.


  • Firefox making progress, many locales going green, opt-in thread is open
  • Dashboard: a few bugs still there, but we can use it locally to Axel for sign-off
  • 17 locales with over 100 untranslated strings


  • multi-locale code now works. match-os works, but still many bugs.
  • l10n-merge works for fennec
  • Axel working on getting single locale debs up and running
    • optimistic that it might not be as tricky as it sounds

Web L10n

  • FxFy has started, Stas has taken ladled on the technical parts/problems of the Five Year site
    • Gettext is not registering the locales, but Stas has installed the entire website locally and debugged it
    • Lang Detection: taking first accept lang header and going with that, but not supporting languages that are 2 letters long - only "ab-CD", but not "ab"
      • Stas pointed people to this problem in the bug, but there are no fixes
      • Leave it right now and hope they fix it
      • Stas can explain how to do it
      • Or Stas can fix it, spending another few hours
    • We have 10 complete translations right now; we need
  • Snippets for beta 1, Delphine helped there and we got a number of l
  • Landing page for Thunderbird under way
  • Fennec extra page request
  • FR and WN pages were redesigned


  • Not much on AMO and we missed code freeze. Aiming for tomorrow, next launch will be Nov 12. Less that 100 strings.
  • Swahili issue


  • No update, some updates on Fennec search bugs


  • Verbatim
    • Moving into production
    • Would like to do more
  • Sign-off App: call with IT about moving the Django site to production
    • IT Team is going to cover a lot of this


  • Opening for testing help from Ml-QA for site. Pascal and Tim might work on it.
    • Plugin check page will require a lot of QA
  • Raymond has a redirect check
  • Sethb has been working with Ml-QA to get them files that they can inspect
  • Shy Avni from Ml-QA sent a quote to do testing on all locales
    • We will probably take the next step to 15 locales
    • If there is a delta in the DTD files and how does that transfer to a change in dialogues
    • Target largest markets with smallest teams