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Thunderbird Meeting Details :


  • Who's taking minutes? --> Ludovic (bienvenu on holiday)
  • Minute taking Schedule. Talk to davida for schedule changes/additions.

Action Items



  • Autoconfig process
    • Webapp currently being tested to fix some initial problems, will open up for broader testing soon.


Thunderbird 3 Beta 3

  • Firm code freeze today. All patches require release driver approval.
  • Freeze Dates ( All dates use time of 23:59 PST )
    • Slushy String freeze date: 2009-07-02 (In progress)
    • Slushy Code Freeze date: 2009-07-07 (In progress)
    • Firm String / Code freeze date: 2009-07-14 (Today)
    • 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

  • Standard8 will start going through the various bug lists this week and start to think more about schedule for b4 and rc1.
  • Release Driver: Standard8
  • Build Engineer: gozer

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

  • Working low on maintaining bugzilla
  • Working mostly on testing b3 : | List of bug founds
    • community attendance is low - probably vacation factor, only new participants.
    • Litmus feels slow up until you get to the test page

Marketing Updates

IT update

  • Migrating to our own AUS server is under way bug 487629
  • Moving OS X builds to 10.5 almost completed bug 500676
    • comm-1.9.1 dep/nightly still on 10.4 until we switch AUS servers
    • Retired OS X 10.4 Builders
    • Added 2 new OS X 10.5 Builders to the pool
    • Planned switchover for Wednesday's nightlies


  • See Jen's post on mdat - stubs set up.
  • Any documentation welcome, rough will do - Jen is willing to review and tidy it up, but needs a base to start from.


OSCON bof cessions : 1 for users and 1 for add-ons dev

Status Updates

  • worked with davida, rebron, and Nectar PR on Tb3 messaging
  • fixed imap delete model bug
  • code reviews
  • l10n work
  • bug triage
  • various other driving miscellany
  • Reviews and driving
  • bug 500142 Mozmill integration with make targets and preparation for inclusion in package-tests
  • bug 502681 Crash if I select all after opening a message in a new tab without changing the focus
  • Cookies
    • We can now utilise cookies in non-mail windows (bug 492279 landed).
  • Tabs and related
    • bug 502616 Fix css for tab images
      • Patch for Windows/Mac, need to do a linux version. Gets the busy/thinking image working again.
    • Proposed patch for bug 503299 window.close() from a content tab closes Thunderbird window; need to think about a modified version to cope with all tab types.
    • Looked at getting the content tab correctly indicating when items are being loaded. Have a draft patch, needs more elements included from core - currently assessing in more detail.
  • Web
    • Still reading the Django book
  • Infrastructure
    • Signing VM built
    • Better/cleaner system provisionning
    • Retired OS X 10.4 Builders
    • Added 2 new OS X 10.5 Builders to the pool
    • Clonezilla rocks!
  • topcrash watching, filed several bugs and more to come
    • bug 503811 crash [@ nsMsgDBView::MarkThreadOfMsgRead(unsigned int, unsigned int, nsTArray<unsigned int>&, int)] marking thread read
    • bug 503854crash [@ nsMsgDBView::FindHdr(nsIMsgDBHdr*, unsigned int, int)]
    • bug 503955crash report lacks line numbers [3.1a1pre Mac]
  • triaged trivial+unconfirmed
  • commented in QMO: A Guide to IRC
  • Mainly working on fixing Penelope/Eudora after recent TB mailbox/tab changes
  • Lack of working Venkman hindering progress
  • Enabled mozilla-central builds for SeaMonkey next to the SeaMonkey2.0 ones that are based on 1.9.1
  • Watched and checked bugs/checkins when Ben Hearsum landed L10n repackagaing and most release automation patches needed for comm-central applications.
  • Worked on ensuring that SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1 can be released in parallel to Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 3
  • Planning and budgeting for remainder of the year.
  • Thunderbird 3 beta 3 work - website updates, pr notifications.
  • Testing
  • Litmus care

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This week:



Rebron, davida, Dmose, Standard8, Gozer, Nth10sd, sid0, Wsmwk, Beckley, Kairo, bwinton, _Tsk_