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Thunderbird Meeting Details :

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Meeting Changes

Critical Issues

  • none


  • Firefox is releasing 18.0.2 - doesn't affect us.

Action Items

  • Standard8: Update Wiki status meeting page with calendar link - DONE!
  • Standard8: Document flags to tb-planning
  • Standard8: Follow up with metric numbers being public - This should be happening soon, work has been done, waiting for final approvals
  • Look into having the notes blogged
  • We need to get the meeting notes blog to pick up the pages again.

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Status Updates

  • Standard8
    • Apologies for not being at the meeting today
    • Fixed a bunch of tree bustage this week
    • OS X builds being looked into (Bug 837618)
    • Been working with releng on getting 17.0esr and 17 mainstream building from one repository - various branding updates etc.
    • Aiming to catch up on reviews end of this week / start of next
    • Next week is preparation for builds for the 17.0.3 releases
    • Merge date for next cycle is 19th Feb (not 18th due to holidays: President's day in USA; Family Day in Toronto; Vancouver Family day is February 11 for some strange reason)
  • mconley
    • Spent a few hours going through my review queue this past weekend
    • Queue is shrinking, but still needs attention. I'll get there soon.
    • Ensemble
      • Can save and update contacts very nicely with syntax like this:
      • Working on asynchronously retrieving all contacts with Promises, returning a Backbone Collection.
      • Considering altering the roadmap so that we target read-only capability for imported contacts for TB 24.s
        • Focusing on that will reduce focus on LDAP/Facebook/etc connectors.
        • Does anyone from the community want to help out with those?
        • Ludo says "+1".
  • bwinton
    • Also spent a few hours going through my review queue this past weekend.
    • Queue is also shrinking, but still needs attention.  :)
  • jcranmer
    • Will not be at meeting
    • e4x is now dead and gone FOREVER! Thank-you!!!!!!!
    • Hoping to have m-c ready for subconfigure scripts shortly (see [prerequisite for cc-rework]
    • JS MIME
      • Next piece of functionality is i18n support (RFC 2047/RFC 2231)
      • Designing body/attachment and htmlifiers API still
    • de-RDF
      • Repreparing the folder-lookup patch based on mailing list feedback
    • DXR work and exams will probably suck up more of my time in the next few weeks
  • aceman
  • Roland Tanglao
  • Usul
    • followed on some bugs
    • looked quickly at crashes
    • Marketing - AM is in the process of giving the keys to Benjamin.
    • Talked to Sun (yes it's true they still have a team of 1 plus students working on old version about using Moztrap instead of Litmus
  • clokep
  • Irving
    • Occasional reviews
    • Looking at bug 701533; appears to be symptom of a general problem with front end dropping all references to an IMAP socket without closing it; when NSS times out and closes the socket, references get released on the wrong thread.
  • Axel

Roundtable Highlights

Question Time

  • Can anyone steal reviews for any module, or does it need to be a peer?
    • You have to use your best judgement. If it's a trivial fix, or fixing something you feel you understand, then go for it. In Florian's case, he should probably just take it.  ;)


Roland Tanglao, Mike Conley, Irving Reid, Blake Winton, Ludovic Hirlimann, Florian Queze, aceman (audio, no mic), clokep (audio, no mic), RealRaven aka Axel :) (no mic here as well)