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QA Staff Meeting Notes Feb 22, 2012

Meeting Details

 # Every Weds @ 1:30p Pacific Time - Mozilla HQ, Warp Core 
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QA Org Items

  • New Hires & Interviews
    • Zac Campbell has joined WebQA full-time as of last Monday
  • Community Members Onboarding
    • item
  • Upcoming Events
    • item
  • PTOs
    • Henrik Skupin away

QA Team Updates

Desktop Firefox (Juan)

  • Fx.Next
    • Fx10.0.2, Fx11b3, Fx3.6.27 (with MU) shipped last week to address chemspill: bug 727401
    • Fx11b4 to be shipped this week
      • HELP NEEDED: Bug fix verifications with a particular focus on sg:crit and critical/blockers -- ping ashughes if you can help
  • Firefox ESR (ashughes)
    • Fx10.0.2 ESR also released to address chemspill.
  • Crash Investigation

Apps Desktop and Mobile (DavidC)

  • What happened this week?
    • Test Infrastructure (dclarke)
      • Ops delivered 2 Linux VM's
      • 1 Windows VM, the ops team is still working up how to support
    • MochiTest (dclarke)
      • Kick off meeting with Automation Services (geo)
      • github repo created
      • first test created *fails*
    • Assist in mwc testing as needed (dclarke)
    • Mobile World Congress Top Apps Testing (jsmith)
      • (on-going) Conducting an Apps Quality Analysis (document is here)
        • Determine which apps can be demoed on desktop/mobile
        • Understand MWC blockers (developer & external partner information)
    • Sign-off criteria for MWC (document is here under "MWC Signoff Criteria") (jsmith)
      • Get top apps available to test (faker manifests, accounts)
      • Geolocation testing - need waverly's help?
      • No MWC blocker bugs
      • Reasonable Apps Quality for apps working on desktop, mobile, or both
  • What's next?
    • Setup myapps.mozillalabs staging environment (dclarke)
    • Demo a few mochitests running (dclarke)
    • Continue conducting top apps quality analysis (jsmith)
    • Continue managing and completing MWC sign off criteria (jsmith)

Browser Technologies (Tony)

  • Highlights
    • MWC testing is top focus for fennec this week
    • BrowserID is depoying a train this week
    • Sync landed a handful of patches
    • B2G workweek this week in france
    • We'll be talking about community work tomorrow in BT meeting
  • Fennec (Kevin/Aaron)
    • Native
      • Focused on MWC demo testing on the Maple branch
    • XUL
    • Stability (nhirata)
    • MWC (nhirata)
      • work being done to make sure that MWC web apps + a build from nightly build is stable for the demo
      • So far 2/19/2012 is the fall back; Currently testing today's build, cleaning up bugs; Going to test tomorrow's build for stability/usability for demo
      • Web API is also getting fixed up with due date of 2/23 noon PDT
  • Sync (Tracy)
    • testing Android code drop .5
    • working on automation in sikuli
    • preparing videos for community engagement.
    • s-c client train around Add-on sync bug fix bug 712542 rolled to m-c yesterday.
  • Test pilot (tracy)
    • nothing for QA this week
  • Sync Server (jbonacci/jrgm)
    • Testing continues as needed for any Sync Server deployments and Change/Maintenance Windows.
    • Test scripts are in progress for running curl against rfkelly's Sync 2.0 setup
    • QA test planning in in progress for the following projects:
      • MetLog
      • BiPostal
      • Sync 2.0 with Token Server
  • BrowserID (jbonacci/jrgm)
    • Actively working on Train 21 in Stage:
      • Bug 727995 - QA and deploy BrowserID train-2012.02.16 to production
      • Main focus on this train, again, is support for primaries, UX, localization
  • Pancake (nhirata)
    • QA work semi onhold until after MWC

WebQA (Stephen)

This week is WebQA work week. Please say hi to Zac and Dave Hunt in Mountain View.

  • Affiliates
    • Release hot off the presses today - woot rshetty
  • AMO
    • Marketplace:Developer registration is shipping tomorrow.
  • Engagement Projects
    • DTPT Facebook phase II is in the works
    • shipped 1.7 on 02/21
  • Mozillians
  • MDN
    • shipped 2.2.1 on 02/21
  • Socorro
  • SUMO
    • Shipped 2/21 release
    • 2/28 release in progress

Community (Marcia)

  • Upcoming Testdays/BugDays/Meetups
    • Web QA live testday, Thursday Feb 23
    • Mobile testday this Friday lead by Ioana (SV)
    • Aurora testday next Friday lead by Mihaela (SV)
    • BrowserID testday March 9 lead by James
  • Video Work
  • (Raymond):
    • shipped fixes to QMO last Thursday 2/16
    • planning for next push

QA Automation Service (Henrik, David)


  • David is keynoting at Selenium Camp on Saturday. David is meeting with 2 User Groups on Friday

Project updates

On-Demand Test Framework (Geo)
  • Proof of Concept run bumped because of last week's chemspill. Targeted for this week.
Mozmill 2.0 Automation Scripts Update (Henrik)
  • No update
CI system for daily and l10n Firefox Builds (Henrik)
  • No update
Mozmill Dashboard Validation (DavidB)
  • No update
MemChaser extension
  • Incremental GC has broke the parser. This has been fixed, but not released, and we want to implement a notification of sorts to show when incremental GC is on or off.
Open Positions (DavidB)
  • More projects have had Mentored added to them.
Weekly Blog Posts
Case Conductor
  • Finished with 0.8
  • Working with IT now to get it deployed to
  • Migrating all data now
  • Met with WebQA about:
    • Supporting this on their Jenkins CI
    • Creating
    • WebQA helping support our Selenium tests
  • Meeting with CC team tomorrow to review our 1.0 plan for 3/30

Roundtable/Discussion Items

  • Community contributing to test day - allowing contributors to free write in test plan on issues discovered (jsmith)
    • See Past Day Test Notes - Saw a lot of success with this approach, consider for future test days?

Notes, Takeaways and Action Items


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