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QA Staff Meeting Notes Mar 30, 2011

New Hires

Upcoming Test Events

Project Status

  • Overview (2 min brief update)

Desktop Firefox (Juan)

Maintenance and Security (Al)

  • Firefox 3.5.19 and 3.6.16 moved out to April 26 for release to coincide with Firefox 4.0.1 (or whatever we call it).
  • bug 646054 causing complications since it breaks 3.6 advertised major updates to 4.0.1.
    • Firefox 3.6.16 needs to ship and be used by people before they can get an advertised (prompted) 4.0.1 update.
    • This has potential schedule repercussions since people may not want to wait until early May for 4.0.1 prompted updates.

Browser Technologies (Tony)

  • Fennec (aakash)
  • Automation (martijn)
  • Sync (Tracy)
    • Sync out to the world in Fx4
      • Approximately 2% of downloads are creating new Sync accounts. We hit 1 million ADU's earlier this week.
    • Servers are holding up well with scl2 in the round robin of new user accounts
      • New users we're being added at 1-2 per second. Server ops had prepared to handle well above that rate.
  • Test pilot (tracy)
    • TP team is still working out plan for 1.2. It will be mainly focused on change over of the notification system to built in Fx door hangers.
  • Jetpack (ayan)
    • SDK 1.0b4 released last thursday.
    • Flightdeck 0.9.1 push delayed last week. Rescheduled for tomorrow.
    • Selenium scripts on github now.
  • Firefox Home (tony)
    • more work developing and specs are forming. nothing to test yet.

WebQA (Stephen)


FF Engagement Projects

  • Twitterparty desktop went live 3/21
    • Twitterparty mobile went live 3/29
  • Facebook badges went live 3/22
    • Updated for mobile release - went live 3/29
  • Now working on:
    • WebifyMe
    • Signatures/MarkUp
    • "Influencer"


  • 0.9.4 planning for late April Release

Web of Wonder



  • 1.7.7 slated for 4.15.11 release


  • SUMO 2.7 release, first installment of Users and Groups, slated to release 3/31

WebQA Automation

  • Held a Test Day yesterday and have picked up a new contributor




QA Services (Marcia)

  • Community Planning
    • There will be a session next week during the Work Week related to Community Planning and Brainstorming. Target day will be Wednesday and room information should be available when the whiteboard comes up on Monday AM.
  • Video Work
    • Rainer is back and we are discussing plans for other video work in this quarter. We will likely produce one video from Mozilla Summit footage.
  • Accessibility (Marco):
  • (Al):
    • Waiting for a review on QMO 4.0 plan from Morgamic.
    • We need people to get forums for their teams every couple of days, please.

Test Automation (Henrik)

  • Some issues have been found which requires another 1.5.x release; expected later this week or early next week
Project updates
  • On Demand Updates
    • Deployed on qa-set
    • Added ability to target a single platform for test runs/re-runs
  • Panorama (ashughes)
    • Pushing hard to get as much done as we can
    • Likely won't achieve goal of 50%
    • Given recent distractions and natural overhead 25% is more realistic
  • Shared Module Refactoring
    • Work continues, with L10N and preference handling added
    • Test porting continues to build UI proxy classes
  • Endurance/Mozmill Crowd testday Friday, March 25th: results
    • 11 General testruns across 3 locales producing over 1409 results
    • 11 l10n testruns across 7 locales producing 44 results
    • 331 Endurance testruns across 9 locales producing 13,964 results
    • 9 bugs found

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