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Thunderbird Meeting Details :

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Agenda

  • Who's taking minutes? --> gozer
  • Minute taking Schedule. Talk to Standard8 for schedule changes/additions.
  • Note: this meeting is for interactive discussion. Feel free to ask questions!

Action Items

Friends of the Tree

  • No nominations this week.

Thanks to our Friend of the Tree. When adding someone to this section, please get their T-Shirt size, phone number (needed for shipping!) and send it to rebron@mozilla.com so that he can send them a shirt!

Thunderbird Development

For more details, see also the driver meeting notes.

Feature Work

Account Provisioner
  • Documents written.
  • Reviews scheduled.
  • Need to turn the code into a patch.
  • (Blake will be working on reviews this week instead.)
OpenSearch
  • Documents written.
  • Reviews scheduled.
  • Jim needs to turn the code into a patch.
Test Pilot
  • We've got an index of tests on the Test Pilot server now.
  • Jim has ported his changes to the most recent Test Pilot code.
  • The next thing is probably to host that code somewhere so other people can test it.

Experiments

Thunderbird Conversations

Now at ~50000 users. Arrived in Vancouver, started to fix the most urgent bugs in Conversations. Released a beta version (see "install development version") on AMO, please install and give feedback to me on IRC concerning the UI improvements (esp. for the inline reply). Lots of bugs to fix, please help for support: see threads in mozilla-labs (google group) and GetSatisfaction.

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Account Summary
Ubuntu Unity Integration
  • This week, I'm demonstrating write/delete capability for EDS Contacts.
  • August 4th is the last day that Canonical can back out of our efforts to be the default client - so if we get past that date, we did it!

Schedule and Progress

Thunderbird 6
  • Releasing beta 2 today.
  • May do one or two more betas, depending on l10n.
Thunderbird 7
  • Merges to beta channel on 16th August.
Thunderbird 8
Thunderbird 3.1.x
  • Thunderbird 3.1.12 release is scheduled is for August 16th, will be building it tomorrow.
  • Bug Lists: 3.1

Extension of the week

QA Updates

  • tb6 beta2 and earlybird tb7 continues

Marketing Updates

  • PR Update: short article on Lightning and here, a few other mentions 1, 2,
  • Thunderbird ADUs: majority of users now on Thunderbird 5
  • Next TB beta.
  • Continuing work on Test Pilot studies.

Infrastructure Update

Build / Release Update

  • Thunderbird Beta 2 ready to push to beta

Web Update

  • kitsune upgrade soon, had some problems merging due to major lib changes
  • merged some l10n and other revisions to production mozilla.org
  • learned about amo-validator and how to validate our add-ons and bump versions

Documentation

  • Back - catching up on emails and stuff

Support

Lightning Updates

  • Go test latest Lightning on AMO version, Lightning 1.0 beta5 release a few days ago.

Status Updates

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

Roundtable Highlights

Attendees

bienvenu, bwinton, jb, jenzed, mconley, jhopkins, rebron, sancus, andreasn, standard8, ludo