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Thunderbird Meeting Details :

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Agenda

  • Who's taking minutes? --> sancus
  • 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

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!

  • Chris Coulson
    • Chris has done a ton of work with integrating both Thunderbird and Firefox nicely with Ubuntu. He's a machine.

Thunderbird Development

For more details, see also the driver meeting notes.


Feature Work

Account Provisioner
  • Landed.
  • Some test fallout will hopefully be fixed soon (see bug 700657)
  • The ability to pref off this feature will hopefully land today, which will be good for Enterprise deployments. (see bug 700535)
  • There's still some polish needed here. mconley will be looking into it, and tracking that work for Earlybird.
OpenSearch
  • Landed
  • Please test both this and opensearch.
Test Pilot

Experiments

Thunderbird Conversations
Compose in a tab
Account Summary
Tabs on top
Ubuntu Unity Integration

Schedule and Progress

Thunderbird 8
Thunderbird 9
  • Merges to beta channel today, beta release later this week.
Thunderbird 10
  • Merges to aurora channel today.
Thunderbird 3.1.x

Extension of the week

  • Bidi mail UI let's people using rtl languages use thunderbird completely.

QA Updates

Marketing Updates

  • TB 8 and Lightning 1.0 communication and press activities.
  • Moz Camp prep, presos and swag.
  • Tb Surveys in process for Japan, working through data for US, France, and Germany.

Infrastructure Update

  • 10 minute network outage yesterday. Fun stuff!

Build / Release Update

  • Thunderbird 8, 3.1.16, and major updates released
  • in-tree mozconfigs (bug 685166)

Web Update

  • TB8 whatsnew page mostly localized prior to launch bug 699057
  • Account Provisioning broker updated to new format, AOL not live yet, waiting on their test server info.

Documentation

Support

(If you support Thunderbird or write or translate documentation to help support Thunderbird, please subscribe to the tb-support-crew mailing list and briefly introduce yourself to the list)

  1. 1121 new support topics (1165 one week ago) - Media:31October-6NovemberGSMetrics-2011-11-07_1510.png
  2. Thunderbird 7 Support Issues
  3. Thunderbird 8 Support Issues - Please edit and add any issues found in TB8 starting with TB8 Beta 1
  4. Support Contributors, please add yourself to the Mozillians directory and tag yourself "Thunderbird", "Support" and your city e.g. "Vancouver". Roland, rtanglao AT mozilla.com can vouch for you !
  5. Love to hear your views on how we can grow the Thunderbird community of developers, support folks, QA folks, documentation folks, etc
  6. 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

Attendees