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  • Monday meeting updates - are we going to continue contributing as a department?

General updates:

  • Firefox Accounts - Server / picl-idp
  • Firefox Accounts - FirefoxOS
  • Sync.Next - Firefox Accounts - desktop and client (report on workweek)
  • Persona
  • Q4 goals:
    • Persona: support native efforts by delivering a complete first protocol.
    • Firefox Accounts: Production ready service
    • Firefox Accounts: Implemented in FirefoxOS.
    • Milestone 1 complete - Sync on Firefox Accounts in Desktop and Android.

General Reminders:

Meeting Notes

  • think about our participation in the weekly meeting
  • Danny's update on Firefox Account server:
    • internal updates to the server, changing the DB API (what would it look like to use Cassandra as the backend?)
    • talking with Benson about the operational side (incl. DB backend and staging servers)
    • danny & gene to get together today to clarify who is going to be doing the work (gene or benson)
  • design discussion and progress on the implementation details of FxA on FFOS
    • what about updates?
      • the intention is to move to granular updates
      • currently only OTA
      • what about fragmentation?
        • will probably continue
          • google's strategy is to use separate apps that are updatable through the store
  • sort of got FxA working with Sync!
    • on github (gasp!)
    • chris to put together a screencast :)
    • what made it successful?
      • good attitude
      • quick iteration
      • clarified the purpose
  • how can we help people understand the goals of FxA?
    • Tauni has started a wiki page
  • goldilocks api
  • signin is having babies :)
  • Q4 goals
    • question about FxA Server
      • mushy details about what production ready means
  • Madrid
    • Tauni is in contact with team
      • this week is laying the groundwork for collaboration with TEF
      • we continue to coordinate with FFOS team and will participate in the next work week

Team Status

Native (B2G)

Signin to the Web

Profile in the Cloud (PiCL)



Docs & Engagement


  • jbonacci: splitting time between FxA and AddOns Reg

Blog Schedule

  • We are working on launching a new blog series. Stay tuned for more information soon

PTO/OOO (kept in the Identity calendar for everyone's reference)

  • Shane 21 Oct - coming back from Amsterdam
  • Peter: Oct 22-23 (HTML5DevConf:SF)
  • Shane: 28 Oct - 1 Nov : PTO
  • Brian: 8 - 11 Nov : OOO conference
  • Katie: 23 Dec - 2 Jan: PTO
  • Katie: 27-28 March: PTO