|Thunderbird 3.3 Alpha 2||Thunderbird 3.1.8|
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Conversion Funnel (Priority 0 side project)
- Still number crunching Funnel Cake 4 numbers. Numbers looking consistent from the past.
- Next Funnel cake 5 off of 3.1.8.
- Will have a summary for all of the funnelcakes for next week's all-hands.
- ISPDB consistently above 40% success rate. Top missing domains: ocn.ad.jp, interia.pl, psmtp.com, aon.at, one.com, cox.net, telenet-ops.be, shaw.ca, bbox.fr, alice.de
For more details, see also the driver meeting notes.
Mike Conley introduction. Very interested in Mozilla's code review procedures.
- Contracts continue to be worked on.
- We're also working on making a version that's bundled with TB for wider testing.
Pluggable Mail Stores (bug 402392):
- Working on design for migration code - random thoughts here - https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird:Pluggable_Store_Migration
- Quiet week, more bugfixes, but no more bug reports, so the count is slowly going down.
- If you are checking out Thunderbird Conversations from GitHub, read this blog announcement.
- If you want to help, check out the bug tracker.
- Fallen has been looking into Lightning notifications support in Thunderbird Conversations.
- Still looking to put together a release in the next couple of weeks
Trunk (Miramar) Development
- Active branches.
- addon manager notifies user of incompatible addons
- 3.3a2 cut, expecting to release on Thursday.
- Help on fixing blockers would be very useful and appreciated, see this list of higher priority bugs.
- blocking criteria :
- Alpha n -> Serious usability issues.
- After -> no real criteria, regression/usability issues as usual.
Thunderbird Stability & Security Releases
- 3.1.8 code freeze today
- Bug Lists: 3.1
- Crash fixes for the most of it
Major updates to 3.1
- Testing 3.3a2 in progress
- Joshua Cranmer has patches that fix most of the news uri handling in TB. This makes it possible to use news:// or nntp:// urls. To make sure we aren't regressing he's built a try build and need people using Thunderbird as a news reader to test these kinds of urls.
- Testing of 3.1.8 will begin once we have builds.
- PR Update: A few articles on Thunderbird extensions conversation view and 1
- Minutes from Web Task force meeting
- Perfect UI consistency will take a long time to achieve. Will talk more at the all-hands.
- ADUs - back to high of 6.7MM total adus, 81% on Thunderbird 3.x
- All Hands
- Funnel cake summaries/preso
- 3.1.8 and 3.3a2
- More builders have been added and more to come
- Unittest on Fedora for try (ThunderbirdTest)
- New 2048 bits build signing keys:
- Fix the annoying random-orange test_nsIProcess.js bug : bug 620101
Build / Release Update
- Thunderbird 3.3a2 build 1
- ccache issues resolved
- kitsune development instance for sumomo @ http://ochoa.sj.mozillamessaging.com for now
- Quite a few changes need to be made, mostly in templates/logos/strings to switch from "Firefox"-centric to Thunderbird, but so far probably no Python changes. Not final!
(If you support Thunderbird or write documentation to help support Thunderbird, please subscribe to the tb-support-crew mailing list and briefly introduce yourself to the list
- Get Satisfaction (GS) conversations support added to the Conversations View TB add-on (nightly builds; requires Miramar, WARNING alpha, don't use unless you are technical!!!!!) (would be a lot better if GS added standards compliant threading) - thanks Protz!
- SuMoMo move to Kitsune KB tracker bug 623690 - Andrei has test instance on his VPS, will have public staging test server on bug 623691
- 555 new support topics (+17% from 474 last week; a little above normal levels)
- 3.1 Support Issues
- new Get Satisfaction (GS) contributors: rob_1864031 and claire_1703356 (Thanks! and Welcome!) - always looking for new GS and SuMoMo contributors, roland AT mozillamessaging.com OR #gsfn irc.mozilla.org nick:rolandtanglao
- See this week's Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details
See the Mozilla Status Board for status updates specific to developers.
- No call next week