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- 1 Friends of the Tree
- 2 Development Updates
- 3 Foundation Updates
- 4 Roundtable
- 5 Other Business
Fx 22.214.171.124 / TB 126.96.36.199
Successfully shipped Firefox 188.8.131.52 last Wednesday, much to the joy of critics worldwide. Results look good. We fixed the topcrash.
Thunderbird 184.108.40.206 is in the hands of build. Should have builds available tomorrow, then off to QA. Schedule on the wiki.
- Code freeze for 3.0a1 Tuesday midnight PDT.
- Bugday held on 17 April 2008.
- 33 Blockers remaining for RC
- Still 4 unowned blockers.
- Approximately 14 have patches of some sort.
- Blockers closed in last seven days by platform team: 31
- Blockers created in last seven days: 15
- tree has been in RC1 lockdown for 2 weeks
- most Firefox 3 & Toolkit blockers are owned and have patches ready
- people are encouraged to help out with blockers in every way possible
- 220.127.116.11 release - no load issues
- Geo-IP bouncer testing/implementation for china, other locales
- Socorro - performance fixes, ready for FF3
- Load testing SUMO - working with webdev on fixes
- Talos downtime today for 419071
- Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 in progress. Possibly have TB22.214.171.124 builds to QA by Tues, else Wed. Details in bug 426259.
- Thunderbird automation underway and making progress. Details in bug 427769
- trying again to mothball 1.8.0 machines. Details in bug 411341.
Firefox 126.96.36.199 [Project lead: ss, QA Lead abillings]
- This was released on Wednesday! Way to go!!
- Tested live bits and updates right before release
[[Firefox:3.0_QA_Activities|Firefox 3] [QA lead: tchung]
- Daily Tiger Team testing continues. Over 30 bugs found via tiger team testing since January.
- Feature testing
- Accessibility [marcoz] - Found 11 A11y crashers in B5. Fixed bug 429622!
- Microformats [ctalbert]
- Worked with mkaply on some solutions to the issues in bug 427456, such as renaming RecuseFrames to RecurseExternalFrames. Created a new test and verified that the patch fixes the second issue.
- Once bug 429151 landed, ctalbert refactored all tests for correctness, submitted a formal patch, and requested review on the Microformat tests in bug 427457.
- Places - Worked on bookmark tests. Helped Dietrich get browser chrome tests up and running [ctalbert]
- Protocol Handling [ctalbert]
- Extended my protocol testing page to add several tests for implementers that are working on MailTo support (RFC 2386). It was requested in the yahoo debacle.
- Added litmus case for bug 428905 and bug 285976 and worked on bug triage. See highlights in bug 423776, bug 407587, bug 417780, bug 429301, bug 428779, bug 428658
Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 [Project lead: ss, QA Lead abillings]
- Last week was planning and triage.
- Hope to get builds tomorrow and release a beta by Friday.
- Filed and fixed A11y bug 428915, which makes the e-mail address autoComplete fully accessible on Windows. Also has a positive impact on SeaMonkey's Location bar. [marcoz]
Web Dev Testing
- Shipped Remora 3.2.1
- Prepared Download Day web site test plan
- Prepared Mozilla.com redesign l10n test plan
- Worked on Mozilla.com to prepare it for our semi-public beta
- Bug day was held on Tuesday, April 15th
- Test day was held on Friday, April 18th. The topic was general testing of new features in the latest nightly. Almost 300 test cases were run. See results. The Germans had a good showing. What happened to the French??
- Went to an Accessibility presentation at the Thunderbird/Calendar face2face meeting at the Sun office in Hamburg. Very successful session with lots of questions answered regarding accessibility and how devs can find out whether what they're doing is accessible. [Marcoz]
- Firefox wins 2008 Webware 100 Award in Browsing category
- Mitchell speaking at Web 2.0 Expo on Thursday morning in SF
- Several articles about changes to Apple Software Update
- Pickup of 184.108.40.206 fix for garbage collector
- Semi-public beta testing of the new site begins today. Will release details to interested parties via email and the MoCo forum this afternoon. If you're interested in taking part, email email@example.com.
- Work on making it easier for localizers to translate the UI 
- Planning & preparing the SUMO screencast contest with Seth which we're hoping to launch on SFX in mid-May
- Suggesting a new SUMO day in mid-May too
- We should reach 60 million ADU milestone in the next week or so (blog of metrics will share details when it happens)
- Still looking for pointers to gaps in the Firefox 3 documentation. Working on CSSOM now.
- Received second and third drafts of mockups for the new MDC skin, and development work is underway.
- Community Survey #1 results posted on the community surveys blog.
Webdev, Add-ons, AMO
- Pushed AMO 3.2.1, 26 bugs fixed
- Triage and planning for AMO 3.4.1
- Updated Socorro processor - wait time for submitted crash reports now arbitrarily close to zero thanks to Lars and Aravind
- Updated blocklist service to support blocklisting of plugins - thanks to Tony for testing this with us
- Updated PFS to support external installers
- Styled mozilla blog for mozilla.com fx3 redesign
- Work continuing on AMO developer's tools revamp (AMO 3.5) -- fligtar has great posts about this -- read part 1 and part 2
- Worked with SUMO team to improve SUMO performance by about 100% -- see 0.6 bugs for more info -- thanks to Laura and Nelson for their optimization work
- Add-on compatibility update (polvi)
- Grants and related activities
- The Mozilla Foundation will be funding Alexander Surkov to continue his work with the Mozilla accessibility code, and in particular to develop test cases and create fixes where necessary for the Gecko 1.9 accessibility infrastructure.
- CAs and related issues
- Public communication
- David participated in activities related to the Powered by Mozilla program.
- Upcoming activities
- Zak will be speaking at the Leadership by (Open) Innovation in the Telecom, IT and Media Industries conference (April 24 in Munich) and at other events later in 2008.
- Frank is planning to attend the Berkman@10 conference (May 15-16 in Boston MA) and the Personal Democracy Forum conference (June 23-24 in New York NY) if possible.