QA/Team Meeting/QA Team Meeting-2016-01-27

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Mozilla QA Meeting Wednesday January 27, 2016

# Every other Weds @ 1:30p Pacific Time - Mozilla HQ, Room: QA
# Vidyo:
# Phone:  +1 650 903 0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 99456 (US/INTL)
#         +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 99456 (US Toll Free)
#         +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 99456 (Canada)
# IRC:    irc://

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  • Announcements:
    • Moving FirefoxOS into Tier 3 support
    • Firefox 44 released yesterday, most notable change is Web Push Notifications are now enabled for web site developers to start supporting
    • On the personal side, Mozilla QA just got a little bigger, Carly born January 24th congrats stephend! :)
  • Kudos:
  • Events:
    • Going to a conference or giving a talk?
  • Deadlines:
Next Merge: June 10, 2024 Next Release: June 11, 2024
Central: 128 Aurora: 54 Beta: 127 Release: 126


Team Updates

  • Please limit to 2 to 3 items per team
  • Updates may include:
    • How are you tracking towards your goals?
    • What are you working on right now?
    • What are some challenges you're facing?
    • What are you planning for the future?
  • Each team is responsible for electing their own delegate (can be different each meeting or on-going)
  • Goal tracking
  • Connected Devices, FxOS
    • Delegate:Pallavi
    • Updates: FxOS and Tier3 Support; Intern Hiring; 2 new hires; Team working on MJS
  • Services
    • Delegate: kthiessen
    • Updates: sphilp is back! Yay! chartjes is working on unifying load testing infrastructure. jdorlus (Silne30) is bringing Marionette goodness to more Mozilla projects. rpapa is progressing toward a better service-deployment verification model with autopush. pdehaan is on the very cutting edge of Idea Town. kthiessen's intern Cynthia will (visas permitting) be visiting the MTV office in late Feb or early March!
  • Web
    • Delegate: mbrandt
    • Updates:
      • Focal points include working with the services-qa team and collectively sharing skill sets between teams
      • Lot's of test automation work -- clean up of existing test suites as well as the addition of new tests.
      • stephend is out on pto for the next two weeks
      • bsilverberg is doing some work on one and done's UX
  • Platform
    • Delegate:
    • Updates:
  • Firefox
    • Delegate:
    • Updates:
  • Platform Operations
    • Delegate: maja_zf
    • Updates:
      • Q1 emphasis includes making automation jobs easier set up and debug.
        • Continued migration to TaskCluster. (Have a new job to set up? Consider using TC -- Treeherder reporting comes for free, and more!)
        • Improving mach to automatically pick relevant tests to run, etc.
        • Make test harnesses more hackable; work toward a consistent framework for test harnesses based around Marionette's harness
      • Project visibility - we want to publish more blog posts, tutorials, presentations about our services/tools. If there are areas you're curious about, let me know.

Open Floor

  • have a question or topic you want to discuss?
    • [maja] is the time of this meeting going to change? (last I heard, survey results were that many people are available Wednesday @ 10:30am PDT.)
  • welcome a new team or community member?
  • taking PTO?
  • interesting articles, presentations to share?

Action Items