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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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QA Org Items

   QA Show and Tell
   This week: Karl (kthiessen) presents "What is this Persona thing, anyhow?"
   Next week:
   New Hires & Interviews 

   Upcoming Events/Conferences 
   [geo] Performance Meetup, Toronto, Aug 26 - 30
   B2G work week, Oslo, Sept 7 - 15
   Stability workweek - Aug 19 - 23 in Mt. View


Travel / PTO

      [juanb] PTO Aug 8 - 26
      [jammink] TRIBES training, Toronto, Aug 28 - Sept 
      [zac] PTO Aug14-Sept 2nd holiday w/some work
      [jsmith] PTO Aug 22nd - 23rd
      [jbonacci] floater PTO Aug 23
      [rbillings] PTO Sept 2-13 
      [bob] NZ Aug 9-16
      [tony] - work from seattle aug 29, 30
      [tony] - PTO sept 5- 10 
      [mbrandt] - work from MV Aug 19th - 23rd
      [tracy] - in MV 19th-22nd (traveling on the 18th and 23rd)
      [nhirata] - work from MV Aug 19th ~ 23rd? ; work from seattle aug 29, 30

QA Team Updates

Desktop (Juan)

   Firefox 23 (ashughes)
   Firefox 23.0.1 shipping on Friday to address several issues, the worst of which is a WebRTC regression
   Firefox 24 (tracy)
   Fx24beta1 was shipped without working Windows l10n builds because of a releng issue in those repacks
   [henrik] actually it seems we shipped with locales and 50 broken locales (people were not able to start the browser) - those locales have been marked as busted meanwhile ( ) - also see
   Fx24beta2 shipped without issue
   Fx24beta3 slated for Friday

   ESR (mwobensmith) 
    No news.

   Stability (marcia) 
   Report from Engineering meeting:
   New crash in FF 23:
   Relevant Knowledge issue back again: spiked on the trunk but is now fixed

   Automation (ashughes)
   Met with AutoDev last week to start discussing roadmap to resolve recent reliability concerns with the tests & infrastructure!topic/
   Security (mwobensmith)
   Follow up on recent sec bugs


Mobile (Tony)

   Firefox for Android (Kevin/Aaron) 
   Firefox 24 Beta 2 signed off
   about:home rewrite landing soon; request for exploratory testing on fig branch prior to merge over to mozilla-central
   Stability (kbrosnan) 
   need to gather data
   B2G (Geo/jhammink) 
   ZTE preordering unlocked phones on ebay:
   Colombia launched 1.0.1 last week, Venezuela 2 weeks ago
   Stability (nhirata)
   Waiting for Socorro API for creating more custom reports.
   Still need to investigate the crash reporting duplication
   Leo has sent symbols; need to figure out why it's not matching the symbols correctly - bug 901765
   Top Crash in Release:
   Camera Crashes:
   Top Crash in 1.2
   Bug 902927
   [nhirata] Browser - Sprint 1 finished?:
   blocked by HD device not in hand : bug 886298
   blocked by Bug 895480, Bug 821519, Bug 895484 ie: no app is using "share" URLs. : bug 796565
   Test creation for Sprint 2/Exploratory testing 
   [jsmith] Media Recording Test Planning & Auto Dev & Exploratory Testing Ongoing
   [jsmith] Partner App Customization Testing for 1.1 Ongoing
   [jsmith] Test planning around web notifications
   [marcia] Doing some gap analysis on the music app
   Participated in the Firefox OS Media Sprint last week
   [jammink] testing on all devices - ongoing
   [jammink] Comms Test Plan - in the works
   [jammink] Moztrap testcase cleanup - not yet kicked off - for 1.2
   [jammink] Testcase prioritization - not yet kicked off yet
   [jammink] Importing TEF Comms Tests - this week
   Ongoing effort in to clean up and comment b2g.json to ready for further (and hopefully wider) diagnostic work/maintenance. (mwargers)
   More failing/broken mochitest bugs filed:  bug 902677, bug  902271, bug   902207,  bug 901848, bug 901581, bug 901564, bug 901533 (mwargers)
   Fixed permissions problem with CTS testbed app, was blocking FM Radio  and  geolocation tests. Device Storage tests under development  (geo+dclarke)
   FM Radio and Geolocation finished on CTS (geo+dclarke)
   Community Members Onboarding

Services (Edwin) Note: Edwin is on baby leave right now...

   Identity (jrgm/kthiessen)
   Branching a train this week (train-2013.08.14; train-2013.07.31 will go to production next week).
   fixes for mozidp on hold due to lack of services ops time.
   Possibly getting a fix for the third-party cookies issues (huge!) in the next  train or two.

   Jury is still out on just what to call picl/sync thingy, and the schedule, and the user stories, and the...etc, etc...
   Next  week we should be able to post the User Stories, teams,  and schedule  for PiCL/Sync (hint/tease, PiCL name will disappear...)
   Service  QA will need A LOT of help from the rest of QA once this product  appears in Nightly - will get us all that schedule soon-ish
   Heka has one more week of functional testing, then the focus will be on integration testing with picl-idp
   Loads for SimplePush is looking really good
   Loads for Picl-IdP is coming along nicely
   Picl-IdP functional/unit testing is in progress
   SimplePush server testing to 1M concurrent connections this week.
   Tracking/testing supporting libs/repos for picl/sync, including restmail, srp, kvstore, scrypt helper, etc.

Web (Stephen)

   We're on Selenium 2.35.0 and have filed an issue w/visibility

   B2G/Gaia testing:
   Overall, pretty good stability in our tests + Marionette
   most issues are genuine Gaia/Gecko regressions
   ~5-8 failures, typically, but many green builds, too:
   (even a green build on master, a while back:
   Dave got Leo performance (FPS, etc.) going on v1-train (1.1/1.2)
   RIL regression on master, at least on a few of today's runs (appears to affect certain device configs/operator SIMs?)
   looking into it -- there were a follow-up dev commit on inbound (, awaiting mozilla-central merge + respin, so we can re-run our master jobs

   Engagement Projects 
   Flicks updated its carousel messages, fixed some search and locale issues
   Reps continues to build out it's foundation for continuous deployment, UX meetings last week scoped out Q4 feature list

   Firefox Health Report
   No updates
   Firefox Marketplace 
   Payments workweek this week was shipped 08/13 
    pushed weekly updates

   Revising the quarterly goals for the project to align with features desired for the Summit(s)
   Upgrading Playdoh to the latest greatness - currently testing the upgrade path on stage. Upgrade likely to take place early next week.

    exploratory testing of features on prod and stage

   Lot's of difficulty shipping last week and this week -
   Milestone 56 is still in progress
   Stability workweek in Mountain View next week

    Persona is coming to SUMO
   changes have landed and are being tested on staging
   updating automation to match/accomodate for it

   Community Members Onboarding

Community (Marcia)

   Open Badges
   We have design submissions. Deadline is 8-16.

   Upcoming Events 
   Mozilla Summit, October 4-6 - Toronto/Brussel/Santa Clara
   50 Days to go - you should have booked travel and completed your registration form
   Ways you can help - sign up for one of the experiences areas:
   If you are coming in early, we are looking for folks willing to help on Thursday at each venue with setup and logistics
   New IRC channel is #mozsummit

   Testdays (ashughes)
    Firefox 24 B3 Test Day this Friday:
   several slots still open for moderators, please sign up.
   Lucas Rocha on the mobile engineering team is devising an in-house test-day event for preliminary testing of the new about:home feature

   Video Work
   No updates this week (Raymond)
   Removed the really old, not-really-QA video on the homepage :-)
   Craig Cook will soon be installing the latest version of the Persona WordPress plugin
   Security scan on dev has revealed no further XSS issues (yay!)
   ...since removal of Buddy Press

   Community Members Onboarding

Automation Development (Henrik, Dave)

   [dave] Released gaiatest 0.13
   [dave] Released b2gperf 0.6

   [henrik] Mozmill
   In the last two weeks some more issues have been found - Henrik has to investigate those; no clear ETA yet for the 2.0 release
   [henrik] Mozmill CI
   production master has been upgraded to 4GB of RAM to investigate a memory leak of Jenkins or Java which causes a dramatic slow down and disconnects of slave nodes
   All machines have been updated to not check for updates automatically
   Given the latest mess with locales for Firefox 24.0b1 we will try to get bug 857980 fixed asap so we can run mozmill tests for beta/release locales via Pulse

   MozTrap (Cameron)
    Performance bug making it too slow for contractors to cut testrun.

   Community Members Onboarding 

Roundtable/Discussion Items

   [geo] Ping again re: points of contact for qa-contribute forwarding
   Ludovic: Thunderbird
   Geo: FxOS
   Tracy: Desktop
   AaronMT: Fennec
   Karl: Services
   Team outing next week
   mozFestival involvement for themes (about page), current proposals, etc.

Notes, Takeaways and Action Items

   Action Items
   Last Meeting 
   Action Items