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Mozilla QA Meeting March 19, 2014 (Video Replay)

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Actions From Last Week

  • ctalbert taking over the meeting invite and will book a new conference in the new office
    • done
  • figure out how to get us back on Air Mozilla as a stream [owner needed]
  • [karl] Straw poll/Doodle - Does the current meeting time work for you? [didn't get to this -- it'll happen this week]
  • [geo] Interactive MozTrap task session - usability study please put on calendar
    • Identify top N flows
    • Walk through as a group
    • Expose/articulate individual issues
      • (done)
  • [entire team] Each team a plan test day for the next month
    • If you need help/advice please contact ashughes
  • [team] review all draft One and Done tests and get them into prod

Discussion Zone

QA Show and Tell

Milestones and Calls for Action



Internal Goals


  • One and Done
    • Meeting took place on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at noon at short notice. (Thanks to Marcia for arranging lunch for everyone.)
    • Meeting notes:
    • Action Items from the meeting:
      • Each team member is requested to enter their task in the production instance
      • If you don't have an account, or having issues logging in, please contact Bob Silverberg or Stephen Donner.
      • Hard cut-off next Wednesday (Mar 26, 2014 at 1:30 PM).
      • Karl (kthiessen) to manually copy-paste tasks in staging to production (thanks, Karl!)
      • Stephen (stephend) to embed Google Analytics code into production instance to track usage metrics
      • Marcia to solicit community review of tasks from long-time community contributors
      • Parul (pragmatic) to draft QMO blog post to announce production availability to community
      • Email communication can be expected on the dev-quality mailing list
      • Hope to achieve Q1 Community Goal

Contributor Welcome

These are new contributors, if you see them around, say hello

  • snailtsunami (Working on WebQA)

Contributor Honor Roll

For those that went above and beyond this week, we salute you here.

  • justinpotts - ran out of automation work to do on mozillians, and came across webmaker, and is now effectively recruiting community and becoming the QA lead of it. \o/
  • mediakrity - does excellent work, and is working with justinpotts on webmaker. \o/


How To Find Us

Upcoming Events/Conferences

Travel / PTO

    • Anthony Hughes will be at GDC all next week (March 17-21)
  • [dclarke] PTO 04/1 - 04/12
  • [tony] PTO 3/5-3/20
  • [kthiessen] In Portland for Mozilla Reps meetup -- Apr 5-6 (might take a day on either side of the weekend) -- not going, actually.
  • [kthiessen] Services workweek in MV, 31 Mar - 4 Apr.
  • [lizzard] Mar 24-27 2 days Web Eng workweek in MV, 2 days TRIBE in SF
  • [geo] FxOS perf workweek Mar 31 - Apr 4

Detailed Updates

Below follows detailed updates on what each team is working on and toward. The leads highlighted in each section are the people you want to find if you're interested in helping out.

Desktop (Juanb)

  • Firefox
    • Fx28 chemspill underway: bug 985627
  • ESR (mwobensmith)
  • Stability (KaiRo)
  • Automation (ashughes)
  • Security (mwobensmith)
    • It appears likely that we will need to push a hotfix to address a safe download issue. See bug 985627 for more info.

Mobile (Tchung)

Services (Edwong)

  • FxA
    • Train 6 goes live today - syncs up with beta Fx release
    • FxOS landed on b2g - working on manual and auto testing
  • Sync
    • moar testing
  • WMF/FindMyDevice
    • landed a few PRs on server

Web (Stephend)

Firefox Automation (Whimboo)

  • General
  • Projects
    • Mozmill
      • Mozmill 2.0.6 on production now (skipped the test which is causing the flash crash)
      • Mozmill 2.0.7 coming up
      • Massive fallouts of GeoLocation tests due to Google server not available
    • TPS
      • Patches have been backported to Beta! Working on broken tests now

Action Items

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