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Current Release Schedules
Thunderbird 3.2 Thunderbird 3.1.4 Thunderbird 3.0.8
To Be Announced
  • QA with builds start: TBD
  • Beta period starts: N/A
  • Final release: TBD
  • QA with builds start: TBD
  • Beta period starts: N/A
  • Final release: TBD


Thunderbird Meeting Details :

Remember to press *1 to unmute yourself before talking!

Agenda

Action Items

Friends of the Tree

Thanks to our Friends of the Tree When adding someone to this section, please get their T-Shirt size and send it to rebron@mozillamessaging.com so that he can send them a shirt!

  • Hiroyuki Ikezoe for all the good work on the mapi component

Conversion Funnel (Priority 0 side project)

  • Prelim numbers for Funnel Cake 2 give us a 12.8% conversion rate up from 10.8% from Funnel Cake 1. Numbers look good/reasonable in comparison to last time. There are 35% more users in the sample due to the addition of Germany. Still gathering more data, will have a full two weeks of data starting tomorrow, can begin measuring retention rate.
  • 43.8% success rate w/ ISPDB. Top 11 misses: psmtp.com, ocn.ad.jp, cox.net, aon.at, one.com, interia.pl, netease.com, ntlworld.com, telia.com, shaw.ca, outlook.com.

Thunderbird Development

Feature Work

Account Provisioner:

  • Coding basically on hold until the APIs are delivered.
  • Discussion about the web service portion should occur this week.

Pluggable Stores

  • Working through unit tests - we pass up to the middle of the imap tests

Experiments

  • MuteThread screencast & written collateral ready; awaiting posting

3.2

  • Flags now set up
  • 3.2 Branch on hold until account provisioning schedule is clearer.
    • Will bump trunk to 3.3a1pre in the meantime to reflect bugzilla flags.

Trunk Development

Thunderbird Stability & Security Releases

Major updates to 3.1
  • Now over 55% of users on TB 3.1.x, gaining about 2.4M ADUs since we started offering major updates on 11th August.
  • Major updates for 3.0.x users have been paused as a result of the 3.0.7 release and also whilst we're sorting out the issues in 3.0.7.

QA Updates

Marketing Updates

  • Press Update: About 50+ mentions for Thunderbird 3.1.3 update 1, of note - Yahoo Mail to introduce a new Minty interface to support iPad/Android interfaces 1.
  • ADUs: 6MM ADUs, 56% on Thunderbird 3.x, still around 100k downloads a day from 80k to 130k downloads a day this week.
  • Monitoring support issues through press.
  • Put together audit/site map for next version of web site to coordinate w/ MoMo upgrades. Working on schedule next.

IT update

  • Thunderbird 3.0.8 / 3.1.4 : Flawless builds
  • Buildbot 0.8
    • Linux & Mac slaves all upgraded
    • Win32 almost ready to roll
    • Upgrading the master is next
  • Firewall Issues

Documentation

Support

  1. 830 new support topics, back to normal levels after labour day!
  2. 3.1 Support Issues - issue of the week is startup crash seemingly caused by corrupted compreg.dat (not sure if this is a major problem since only 1000 crashes out of 1.7 million users), bug 594699, GS Company Update, GS Canonical Topic
  3. simplified SuMoMo home page with top problems only - draft page on trunk, will update production Tuesday night, SuMoMo Tasks Etherpad
  4. See this week's Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details -

Lightning Updates

Status Updates

See the Mozilla Status Board for status updates specific to developers.

Roundtable Highlights

GSOC Project Roundup

Daniel’s QuickLook Support and Ian’s Improved Attachment Handling: http://weblog.latte.ca/blake/gsoc2010.html

Attendees

bwinton,bienvenu,dmose, standard8, clarkbw,roland,gozer,tsk