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  1. Vidyo:
  2. Phone: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 315 (US/INTL)
  3. 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 315 (US)
  4. IRC: irc://


  • Attendees:
    • TBD
  • This meeting:
    • Chair: David Clarke
    • Notes: Cameron Dawson

Last Weeks Action Items

  • [CARRY OVER] David Burns: Will Send summary of infrastructure duties/tasks ot team
  • [ON TRACK] David Burns: Investigate team blog on
  • [CARRY OVER] Henrik: Investigate failure in Heartbeat
  • [CARRY OVER] David Burns: Finalize how to record daily work logs - Will be discussed next week


  • Github Issues and Automation Bot (DavidB)
  • Nightly Tester Tools (Henrik)
    • We are now taking care of this extension with >100.000 users
    • Will have to setup a meeting with Heather to finally transition ownership to us
    • Have to do a bit of house cleaning for this quarter (repo structure, build scripts, ...)
    • Nothing more for this quarter but we should mentor people if we find active coders
  • Add-ons DTC testing (Henrik)
    • It has a pretty good impact for a major feature included with Firefox 10
    • Do we want to add it as late addition to the goals? If not I would put it on my personal goals.
  • Community Meeting (Geo)
    • Geo volunteered to be "ambassador" to the Community meeting from Automation Services.
    • Will take pertinent info from community meeting and add to etherpad and meeting wiki
    • Is available to proxy team or personal concerns back to the Community meeting
    • Last meeting's item was need for docs on community tasks, as well as tracking. Both are team goals, so nothing special to do there aside from satisfy goal.

Goals Overview

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Issues / Blockers

  • No updates

Remote Mechanism to trigger Mozmill tests for Firefox releases (Geo)

  • No update, will be firmly targeting proof of concept release run by EOW

CI system for daily and l10n Firefox Builds (Henrik)

  • No update, but will focus on this project this week

Mozmill 2.0 support for Automation Scripts (Henrik)

  • Started investigation and work happens together with DavidG now

Apps Test Infrastructure - Automation Builds (dclarke)

Data Validation Method for Mozmill Dashboard (DavidB)

  • Have started working on this now. creating basic validate.js file


Job Page for Community Members (DavidB)

  • Issues now have labels will have to start collecting details on a separate page.

Weekly Blog Posts (Rotating)

Project Updates

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Endurance Tests

Current Work

  • In Progress
    • Framework
    • Tests
      • bug 705284 - Mozmill endurance test for bookmarking all tabs and opening and closing them
      • bug 711360 - Mozmill endurance test for opening new window
      • bug 711129 - Mozmill endurance test for Open & Close a popup window
      • bug 671477 - Mozmill endurance test for loading a SWF video via embed
  • Landed Recently
    • Framework
    • Tests
      • bug 705269 - Mozmill endurance test for back and forward navigation
      • bug 710245 - Mozmill endurance test for open and close panorama with lots of tabs
      • bug 705122 - Mozmill endurance test for add/remove bookmarks via the awesomebar
  • Backlog
  • Regressions
    • bug 724553 - Memory usage spike detected in Mozmill Endurance tests for Mac OS X 10.6.8 x86_64
  • Failing Tests
    • bug 671476 - Mozmill endurance test for loading a SWF video via URL
    • bug 671479 - Mozmill endurance test for loading a SWF video via iframe
    • bug 707663 - Timeout failure in /testTabbedBrowsing_PinAndUnpinAppTab/test1.js | Tab has scrolled into view

Discussion Items


  • Shadow test server
  • Cloud Automation

Case Conductor (TCM)

  • Working with IT to deploy our 0.8 branch
  • still finalizing 0.8 features


Feedback from Firefox Desktop Automation team

  • No updates

Shared Modules

  • No updates

API Refactor

  • No updates

Automation Scripts

  • No updates


  • No updates

Mozmill Crowd

  • No updates

On-demand Testing

  • No updates


  • Grid
  • Mobile


  • E.g. JMeter

Personal Status

For the personal status please check the weekly status updates:

Meeting Notes

The meeting notes for this meeting can be read in the following etherpad:

Action items

  • [DONE] dburns: will email the group about automation bot and what it can tell us. Does Campfire already link IRC with Github
  • [DONE] dburns / henrik discuss how to reproiritize goals wrt: DTC addon being added.
  • [NEW] geo: add memchaser wishlist items to Henrik's etherpad
  • [NEW] cameron: do a case conductor blog post
  • [ON TRACK] dburns: do a rollup (blog post) for items the team has done over the week.
  • [NEW] geo: call out community meeting items that affect qa-auto
  • [NEW] cameron: create a place to hold user stories for our needs in the Mozillians project. Provide a link to it for our team.