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Firefox QA Standup - April 1st, 2015

Dial-in Information


Discussion Items

  • [Florin] Desktop General status:
    • signing off on Firefox 38 Beta 1 - in progress
      • testing is taking a bit longer than anticipated as there were several issues encountered so far for the new features - will send the final report tomorrow morning
    • possible dot release for 37
    • Firefox 38 feature testing
    • special request from Krupa for testing the new Add-on signing - we're starting to look at it
  • [ioana] Signed off on Firefox 38 Beta 1 yesterday - will go out today as Kevin mentioned ( or postponed with the desktop one?)
  • [ioana] signing off on Firefox 39 Aurora for the updates is in progress - partials results will be send
  • [Florin] Starting today, Mihaela (automation) is leaving the team and is officially replaced by Alexandra Lucinet (manual) who has been helping our team for the past months

Project Updates

  • DOM (ashughes)
    • no updates this week
  • E10S (Tracy)
    • Based on Aurora blocker bug burn down, Fx40 may very well be the train e10s rides to Aurora.
    • Please cross check new features introduced in 37-40 to ensure they are compatible with e10s in Fx40 sometime this cycle.
    • There will be a big add-ons evangelism push.
  • Graphics (ashughes)
    • no updates this week
  • Stability (KaiRo)
    • 37 stability was not where we want it to be but we decided to release despite that.
    • We stopped updates because of a malware-related gfx startup crash though, see
    • FennecAndroid stats broken due to split apk uplift
  • YouTube Testing Status Update [marcia]

  • EME automation + YouTube MSE automation [sydpolk, maja_zf]

  • Mobile

Notes and Actions

  • [Florin] Kevin promised last week to send us the "big picture" on where QA resources are involved. Any progress on this?


  • Upcoming PTOs:
    • Alexandra Lucinet - PTO April 6th & 7th
    • Henrik - PTO March 25th - March 31st, and then most of April starting latest April 9th
    • SoftVision out of office on Monday April 13th (Easter Holiday)
    • Otilia - PTO April 10th
  • Events

Q1 Goals


  • [ioana] Marcia's role is not that clear she will come back after they decide on the Q2 goals

Channel Status

Release (Fx 37)(Desktop - KaiRo Mobile - Aaron/Ioana)


Beta (Fx38) (Desktop - KaiRo Mobile - Ioana/Kevin)

Aurora (Fx 39) (Desktop - KaiRo Mobile - Ioana/Kevin)

Nightly (Fx 40) (Desktop - KaiRo Mobile - Ioana/Kevin)

ESR (Fx 31.6.0)

  • [Florin] Softvision covered all testing: manual smoketests, update automation, functional automation, bug verification, OS X signing - a big thanks to Mihaela and Otilia for covering the functional and update automation tasks!
  • [Florin] Build still not signed for OS X


Automation (whimboo)

  • General

  • Mozmill
  • Kairo took two machines offline
  • Syd to investigate
  • Marionette