Thunderbird Meeting Details :
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Feel free to ask questions in the meeting either by speaking up or by asking them in #maildev on IRC.
Other ways to get in touch with us can be found on our communications page
- Who's taking minutes? --> bienvenu
- Minute taking Schedule. Talk to Standard8 for schedule changes/additions.
- Note: this meeting is for interactive discussion. Feel free to ask questions!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org that she can send them a shirt!
- We've noticed that a newline is being inserted after signatures on replies (see bug 756500)
- The "Learn More" and "Need an account" links for the account setup dialog for YouSendIt have been updated to point to TB-specific landing pages
- Ubuntu One has passed code review. We have some string issues to deal with but we should be able to land on the trunk in a day or two.
Account provisioning should land in TB 13 with two providers.
Google Summer of Code Projects
The Community Bonding Period is over, and coding should have officially started yesterday, if not sooner.
- Spent more time studying Firefox's app tabs implementation - it actually works a bit differently than we originally supposed (ask trungnn or mconley for the sordid details)
- trungnn has started hacking on the TB UI to port the Firefox app tabs implementation over.
- GMAIL SOC project - Atul has been working on figuring out if it's a gmail server, requesting the extra attributes, and parsing the responses.
Schedule and Progress
- Next merge date: 4 June
- For information about channels, point people here - http://www.mozilla.org/thunderbird/channel/
- As per mozilla.dev.planning the merge date is now one day before the release to reduce the amount of churn on release days.
- 13.0b2 just realised - first release on the new Firefox based automation.
- Thanks to the releng team, especially jhopkins
- 13.0b3 starting today.
Extension of the week
- Sender Name make seeing who sent the email way easier by doing lookups in your AB.
- Having a RSS test day this week
Build / Release Update
- working on account provisioner stuff & compatibility bump for TB13
- mozilla.org staging is down, IT is shifting it to an allizom.org hostname.
- TB startpage is updated this week.
- edits and personal profile for AM's contributor engagement blog posts
- MTD Knowledge Base contributions: 4 contributors, 4 minor contribs, 3 major contribs
- reworking KB forums to make it easier for contributors to find projects
- Thunderbird "challenge" course on P2PU (encryption)
- supporting FLOSS workbook
- writing Facebook posts about Mozilla / Thunderbird for the upcoming British Columbia Institute of Technology event (background for a panel)
- Next support day will be the day after TB 13 releases i.e. 1 day after TB13 release day June 5 which will be June 6, 2012
(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)
- 1207 new support topics (1480 one week ago ) - Media:14-20May2012-1of2-Community_stats_for_Mozilla_Messaging.png ; Media:14-20May2012-2of2-Community_stats_for_Mozilla_Messaging.png
- Thunderbird 12 Support Issues
- Further issues? If so please edit the TB12 Support Issues page and add any issues or bugs found in TB12 and tag them tb12
- See this week's Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details
- Please retweet the Vancouver Thunderbird Community Event June 1, 2012 announcement. Love to see you if you are in Vancouver!
- TB Support Clinic in Vancouver modelled after the Firefox in person support event aka Firefox Clinic before Mozcamp Europe sometime Summer 2012
- Getting builders back up again after the network moves, should be up soon.
See the Mozilla Status Board for status updates specific to developers.
bienvenu, ann-marie, jb, standard8, roland, jen, sancus, bwinton, mconley, ludo, irving