Firefox/Go Faster/Meetings/20150804

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August 4, 2015

Meeting details


  • larissa
  • laura
  • jessyca kuroi
  • Axel
  • rnewman
  • jp
  • rhelmer
  • armenzg
  • tarek
  • nchapman
  • mbrandt
  • krupa


Discuss Q3 goal updates per team:

  • Client integration (Mossop/rhelmer)
    • architecture is looking good, discussed with bsmedberg, but ready to get started with actual development now, no blockers
    • need a definition for an addon that is one you don;t need to uninstall (already in the client plan and already handled in the addons manager)
  • Build pipeline (mrrrgn is out, no updates)
  • Test automation (mbrandt or jgriffin)
    • no news, holding pattern
  • IdeaTown (nchapman/jgruen)
    • focused on getting the teaser site out to collect interest, meeting with marketing to determine the plan (light social media?)
    • new team members Dave Justice plus all the universal search folks - planning to divvy up work and move fast.
    • Are private AMO addons in the cards? Yes, that's what we're shooting for.
  • Updates (tarek)
    • making progress with the balrog integration
    • some PTO slowing things down on the client side
    • working with rnewman on setting the security updates to be the same on fennec, and adding in the dictionary work as well.
    • new meeting for updates teams, they will start next week, Wednesdays. Tell Tarek if you want to join. If you need data from/for the server site, come to this meeting and bring your requirements!
  • Fat Fennec (richard)
  • l10n *axel)
    • need a separate meeting to discuss l10n requirements doc, if you want to be included in that meeting (this week) add your name to the etherpad here: larissa, laura, axel, rnewman, rhelmer, who else?
    • tldr; when it comes to localization, its less of a data problem and more of an API problem.

Roundtable and Q&A

  • [laura] Good discussion of A/B testing and push notifications on the mailing list. Both of these are things we want, but out of scope for v1/Q3.


  • New actions are to carry on as discussed. Onward!
  • Last weeks actions:
    • Larissa to set up mtg with Laura, Axel, Mark Banner, Margaret, about l10n and test addons using hello as the example

(happening this week because of PTO last week)

    • Everyone to remember that if press asks you about Go Faster or Idea Town you refer them to Alex Shapiro


    • Laura (with Larissa's support) to look at existing architectural documents and move them toward a PRD

(in progress, expect to have something up by this time next week)


    • Weekly status reports will be going to that list around Wednesday of each week and archived on wiki.
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