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Mozilla QA Meeting April 9, 2014

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Actions From Last Week

Discussion Zone


QA Show and Tell

  • This week:
  • Next week:

Milestones and Calls for Action

  • Call to action - Mark avalability for QA Q2 Team Week


  • [whimboo] Mozmill's software update tests can handle Beta -> RC -> Beta updates now (see bug 960781)


Internal Goals


Contributor Welcome

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

Contributor Honor Roll

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


How To Find Us

Upcoming Events/Conferences

Travel / PTO

  • [dclarke] PTO 04/1 - 04/12
  • [ctalbert] PTO April 12 - 27
  • [marcia] PTO April 11
  • [bsilverberg] Pycon April 10 - 16
  • [mbrandt] PTO April 9 - 11
  • [stephend] PTO April 14, working from Indiana couple weeks after

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
    • Use the alias to reach the new QA Platform group
    • A new generation garbage collector landed on Nightly on March 29th -- if you're noticing any weirdness since then, especially instability, please file a bug and CC ashughes
  • ESR (mwobensmith)
  • Stability (KaiRo)
    • Burn-down of beta 29 regressions is ongoing and on target.
  • Security (mwobensmith)
    • Heartbleed: while Firefox itself does not use the vulnerable OpenSSL library, we may need to respond to the impact of the large amount of potentially compromised sites and revoked SSL certs. Still evaluating impact and plan of action.

Mobile (Tchung)

Services (Edwong)

  • FxA
    • Final Testing Push
    • OAuth for 3rd party (marketplace/wmf)
    • got marionette-js prototype working on B2G emulator.
  • Sync
    • Moar load testing
  • Loop/SimplePush
    • Staring planning
    • using marionette for desktop

Web (Stephend)

  • Affiliates
    • mbrandt and rbillings are on [PTO/community work week], no updates this week
  • B2G/Gaia testing:
    • Landed a couple of new marketplace payments on-device tests, one of which uses Zippy
    • About to land a test that uses Plivo to place a call to a device
  • Bouncer
    • no updates this week
  • Engagement Projects
    • no update
  • Firefox Health Report
    • mbrandt's out this week, but I don't think there were updates
  • Firefox Marketplace
    • Release went live on 04/08
  • Mozillians
    • no update this week (mbrandt is out)
  • MDN
    • continuous deployment; no weekly update
  • Socorro
    • near-continuous deployment; no weekly update
  • SUMO
    • continuous deployment; no weekly update

Firefox Automation (Whimboo)

  • General
    • Started to do further planning of Q2 goals and breakdown for people handling them
  • Projects
    • Mozmill
      • Mozmill's software update tests can handle Beta -> RC -> Beta updates now (see bug 960781)
      • Still lots of new failures recently in Nightly caused by feature changes, and some regressions
      • Flash crashes even in Endurance tests by simply reloading a page quickly
    • TPS
      • Continuous integration system has been brought back and is testing each landing on m-c now
      • 4 failing tests are still remaining to be fixed

Action Items

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