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Meeting Details

  • 1:00pm Pacific time (20:00 UTC until November 4, 2007)
  • Mozilla HQ, 1st floor conference table
  • +1 650 903 0800 x91 Conf# 8600 (US/International)
  • +1 416 848 3114 x91 Conf# 8600 (Canada)
  • +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8600 (US Toll Free)
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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Development Updates


  • Shipped Fx - Major Updates Wed (9/12)
    • Stats TBD
  • A problem was reported last week which required a fire drill release, Fx 2007 ( + one fix)

TB 3

Gecko 1.9

Firefox 3

  • M8 waiting on QA signoff
  • Upcoming features landing post M8 will be announced tonight
  • Ongoing triage/approvals taking place


  • Stage work continues, migration starting this week. We'll announce any downtime.
  • Taking over support of QA buildbot/talos machines. We'll have a formal announcement and wiki page, but file bugs just as you normally would against robcee, but assign them to IT/server-ops.
  • This round of kernel updates are (finally) done.


  • FF2007 on beta channel since Sunday noon.
    • automation improved turnaround time, but not yet human free!
  • gecko19a8 being tested, still on track for tomorrow
  • bug triage tomorrow


Test Execution

  • FFx Major Update testing. This is the update from -> Ran CJKT Major Update tests. Created Extended Tests for Major Update in Litmus and ran them. Updated 1.5.0.x -> 2.0.0.x Major Update test plan. [abillings, juanb, tomcat, others]
  • FFx firedrill release. Created a new test plan for firedrill release. Ran Smoketests for Linux for new release. Ran live update tests for Beta channel for new release. [abillings, juanb, tomcat, others]
  • FFx (was triage. Tested Romanian as new locale to get it out of beta and into 2.0.0.x. [abillings, juanb, tomcat]
  • FFx 3. Continued tiger team testing. Lots of M8 testing, including regressed and verified FF3 Places bugs. [abillings, tomcat, juanb, marcia, many others]
  • Finished last of the Partner Major Updates to 2.0.0.x [tomcat]
  • Tested funnelcake [tracy]
  • Executed normal JS runs on qamini01 and qamini02. Worked through known failure list changes due to change in OS at Seneca. [bc]

Test Development

  • Working on triaging and creating test cases bugs tagged "in-litmus?"

Test tools and Infrastructure

  • Talos: Upgraded ubuntu01/03 to talos2, up and working. Created script to auto-generate the chrome/components directories needed to install the new pageloader. Rewrote talos config file to work cross platform [alice] Setup many more Talos slaves bug 395931, bug 395932 [bhearsum]. Ran baselines to verify regression on qm-pxp01 bug 396064, bug 395775 [robcee]
  • Minotaur: Code was reviewed and checked in [ctalbert]
  • QAX: (QA testing eXtention) - code was checked in [benh, ctalbert]
  • Downgraded Twisted on unittest and talos buildbots to fix a logging error bug 395966 [robcee]


  • FFx 3 Places testday occurred on Friday, Sept 14th.


Quicktime to Firefox issue mitigated in
Window speaking at SecureWorld on Wednesday


  • Events:
    • Mozilla 24 was a success with over 150 people at the Stanford event.
      • Share your feedback here


  • Mozilla24 was a huge success, thanks to everyone who participated, and especially to everyone who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make it possible!
  • Firefox 3 developer docs are becoming terrifyingly close to complete, should be all good by the time we hit beta; see the documentation plan for details. Find things that are missing from the list, and help developers get the most out of all the hard work that is going into Gecko 1.9 and Firefox 3!
  • Software Freedom Day at UNC
  • Career Fair at CMU

Mozilla Labs

Webdev, Add-ons, AMO

Foundation Updates

  • Other
    • Zak gave a presentation for Mozilla 24.

For more information see the individual status reports from David, Frank, Gerv, and Zak.


Other Business