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Action Items



  • Autoconfig process - work in progress


Thunderbird 3 Beta 3

  • We're no longer waiting on the final chunk of the Great Search Refactoring (see [1] for details).
  • Freeze Dates ( All dates use time of 23:59 PST )
    • Slushy String freeze date: 2009-07-02 (Thur)
    • Slushy Code Freeze date: 2009-07-07 (Tues)
    • Firm String / Code freeze date: 2009-07-14 (Tues)
    • l10n-mozilla-1.9.1 freeze date: 2009-07-16 (Thur)
    • Target Build Ship date: 2009-07-21 (Tues)
  • dmose is release driver
  • gozer is build engineer

Thunderbird 3 Beta 4

  • Release Driver: Standard8
  • Build Engineer: gozer
  • Not much to say on Beta 4 until B3 is sorted out.

Thunderbird 3

  • Please set bugs to assigned status (as well as owner to you) if you want to do them.
  • If you have other bugs assigned to you that you don't want to do, please reassign or discuss with drivers.

QA Updates

Marketing Updates

  • Congratulations to the Firefox 3.5 team!
  • In progress with the Thunderbird icon refresh, first set of iterations are expected Wednesday/Thursday this week.
  • Recruiting for Technical Support Lead.

IT update

  • comm-central trunk is now building on OS X 10.5 in parallel with 10.4
    • Dep builds are uploaded in a testing area
    • Nightly builds are forthcoming (building as I type this)
  • All the hardware for code signing is now with me.
  • Improvements to the corporate intranet


  • move from complete
    • items reviewed and flagged for update
    • redirect / archive list submitted
  • Firefox snippets - integration with TB
  • setting up blanks for TB 3.0 docs
  • AWAY in July


Status Updates

  • last week:
    • lots of 3.0b3 driving work
    • updated review pages & blogged about it
    • content handling code discussion
    • board meeting
    • protovis/jQuery security call
  • Reviews & Driving
  • Switched bloat boxes to build with --enable-static-mail as a bustage wasn't picked up that may have been had we been building with that configuration (we ship in the --enable-static-mail configuration so we should be using that configuration anyway).
  • bug 121647 POP/IMAP server passwords are inappropriately forgotten
    • Did some work on seeing how difficult this would be, came up with a patch for an IMAP fix.
  • bug 338549 Mailnews account password prompts at startup no longer serial
    • Did some thinking about this, have an idea for a solution need to move forward after b3.
  • bug 489325 Sanitize Send feedback and progress handling (for send in background)
    • Started preparing final patch, hope to have updated one late tomorrow.
  • Reviews and Driving
  • Fixed crash [@nsMsgDatabase::GetUint32Property] bug 481866
  • Fixed imap rename when new name required imap mod-utf7 bug 499278
  • Fixed handling of clicking on folders with invalid/missing .msf files and added mozmill test for same bug 498819
  • Fixed hang in imap protocol going offline bug 500416
  • Make sure tmp file in folder compact is the right size before overwriting the original file bug 491303
  • Fixed bug 500083 - delete from search results doesn't update view
  • Worked on bug 499806 - add simple query/enumerate w/ search term criteria filter to nsIMsgDatabase - should reduce amount of js garbage msg hdrs gloda produces trying to find msg hdrs to index.

Next week

  • Build
    • comm-central trunk 10.5 builders all around
      • Nightly builds should be available starting today
      • Worry: bloat numbers are almost 2x what they are on 10.4
    • comm-1.9.1 builds are configured to post aus snippets to our aus server bug 487629
    • more buildbot cleanups/refactoring
  • Web
    • setup staging/test ispdb app
  • Infrastructure
    • Resolved issue with our SSL layer and client certificates
  • This week
    • Autoconfig
  • added patchlove to Testing
  • monitored crashers
  • filed bugs:
    • bug 500657 open message from Search Messages results does not work well
    • bug 500006 buildid doesn't display in window title via functionality of nightly tester tools
    • bug 500747 need hint for short cut key in quick search input field - emptytext of "<selection> (ctrl-k)"
    • bug 501016 Better signatures for crashes which have nsCOMPtr<something>::<something> as the top frame
  • Continuing to work on getting bits of the release automation harness unbitrotted, attached and reviewed.
  • Planning on using that harness for SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1 as possible, including L10n builds, partial updates, yadda, yadda ;-)
  • Joining in the Firefox 3.5 launch activities this week.
  • Continuing to get PR up to speed.
  • Still working through Get Satisfaction integration.
  • This week
    • Autoconfiguration layout
    • Finish account central bug 499683
    • Folder summary bug 492158
    • Desktop Summit/GUADEC Thur-Fri

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