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Upcoming Events

This Week

  • Webtools team is onsite this week doing a Socorro code sprint - if you have questions about Socorro, graph server, Elmo, DLL directory, Sheriffs, PTO, something else...come find us!

Monday, 8 August

Tuesday, 9 August

  • Metrics ETL processing of web log data - Anurag & Daniel
  • 12:00PM Pacific
  • Presenting Metrics ETL processing.

Wednesday, 10 August

  • N.N., Zurb (www.zurb.com) - Design Drives Action
  • 12:00PM Pacific
  • In this talk, we'll dive deep into the psychology of web users and show powerful examples to help illustrate how marketers can think beyond a single landing page and earn powerful bumps in sales through conversion actions.

Thursday, 11 August

Friday, 12 August

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Future (6, 7, 8)

  • The (hopefully) final Beta update for this cycle was released on Friday
  • mozilla-central → mozilla-aurora source migration is on 2011-08-16. 1 week!

Firefox Current (3.6, 4.0, 5.0)

  • 3.6.20 will be pushed to the beta audience tomorrow, on schedule

Mobile Firefox


  • 3.1.12 going out to beta channel today.
  • Thunderbird 6 will be released next week.
  • Thunderbird's Rapid Release document is up. Feedback welcome!


(no voice update this week)
Hackasaurus Game Sprint -- Mozilla Toronto.JPG


The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
Your Title Here Your Name Here What are you going to talk about? Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
An Overview of Engagement Tools Aakash Desai An overview of the current state of how contributors can get involved with Mozilla and where we're aiming to go with the Engagement Tools initiative.

Status Updates By Team






Release Engineering


  • Firefox 6 beta 5 shipped to Beta audience
    • this will be the last beta before release on August 16th
    • Juan is on vacation for the next couple of weeks, Anthony (ashughes) is in the driver seat
  • Fennec 6 beta 5 tested and shipped to Android market
  • Targeting device and website compatibility testing this week
  • Moved all of James's Services documentation to the Services QA Wiki pages
  • QA ramping up on OpenWebApps test strategy
QA Community
Automation Services

Automation & Tools

  • Refactor Special Powers so we can use the same API throughout our harnesses - bug 676274
  • Lots of items in progress. More notes here




Firebug 1.8.0 brings Firefox 5.0 support

Mozilla reveals possible new Firefox UI direction
Firefox could get even more Chrome style

Mozilla cracking down on Firefox crapware add-ons

Mozilla goes WebRTC: Who will be the next AT&T?

Mozilla's New Vision: A Platform For Your Internet Life


Creative Team

Community Marketing


What's up with SUMO - Aug. 3
Meet new members of the SUMO team:




Developer Tools




Introducing New Hires

  • Christopher Lee: Firefox PM, working in MV under Asa!
  • James Willcox: joining Mobile Platform team, working remotely from Michigan
  • Mark Reid: joining the Metrics team, working remotely from Bridgetown NS, Canada
  • Mark Goodwin: joining the Infrastructure Security Team, working remotely from UK
  • Katherine Nelson: Taking her rightful place as a Full-Time member of the Recruiting team in MV

Foundation Updates