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- 1:00pm Pacific time (20:00 UTC until November 2, 2008)
- Mozilla HQ, 1st floor conference table
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- +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8600 (US Toll Free)
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- 1 Friends of the Tree
- 2 Development Updates
- 3 Foundation Updates
- 4 Roundtable
- 5 Other Business
Friends of the Tree
TB 220.127.116.11 / Fx 18.104.22.168 / TB 22.214.171.124
The Thunderbird respin plans for 126.96.36.199 have been put on hold. The normal schedule will suffice.
The current schedule for Firefox 188.8.131.52 is:
- Code freeze: June 6
- Builds start: June 9
- QA starts: June 10
- Release to beta channel: June 17
- Final Release: June 24
This may shift out slightly if issues come up but this is the plan of record for now.
Thunderbird 184.108.40.206 will be released two to three weeks following this but the schedule has not been finalized yet.
- Nightly & non-final releases are code-named Shredder
- Shredder Alpha 1 released
- Trunk/branch/version control discussions underway
- Alpha 2 code freeze planned for Tuesday July 8, 23:59 Pacific
- Welcome David Anderson and Rob Arnold
- Short term, 3-6 mo., work item list
- SUMO perf testing - new patch landing this week and load testing.
- RHEL 5 upgrades continue
- General ff3 prep
- Firefox 3.0 RC1 built Monday, shipped Friday
- Continued to build out machines for Firefox 3.next/Mozilla2
Firefox/Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 [ss, abillings]
- triage and release planning
- Shipped RC1 !!! Testing is not finished as we released to get more testing from the community. The test results so far can be seen here.
- Bug fix verifications [tomcat]
- RC1 smoke tests, focused feature testing, BFTs, L10n testing, and update testing along with some FFTs nd top site testing. Found a number of bugs; none are showstoppers.
- Places bug cleanup, triage, and investigation [tracy]
- Started the top site scans using Windows XP and Mac OS X [bc]
- Completed a full test run of the combined Sisyphus/valgrind [bc]
- Leak testing - found only 1 new leak this week! ;) [tomcat]
- Reviewing feedback from Hendrix [marcia]
- Captured some code coverage stats and reviewing the results [ctalbert]
- Two tools for testing which updates are available are almost done. Both are discussed in bug 431226. [Mikeal]
- Making great progress on Gristmill - for automating litmus test cases. It looks like a beta version might be ready in a couple months
- Working on je-malloc tests [bc, ctalbert]
- There was a _very_ active test days on Fri and Saturday. Our Friday test day involved 10 testers who ran almost 200 test cases. About 80 people were in the channel. There was a lot of great chatter on IRC about extensions, issues with places, and verifying a few financial sites. There was another one focused more on China and Firefox on OpenSolaris on Saturday/Sunday PDT. For this test day there were 30 active testers who ran almost 1700 test cases!
- Continuing to plan the Test writing workshop. This is tentatively planned for September at Seneca College. [ctalbert]
- Working on the next major community testers survey. This one will go into more details about they profiles so we can build sample profiles and use cases. [jay]
- Security Working Group in Paris
-FF3 media tour This week: New York and Boston Last week: Bay Area and Seattle To come: Schrep in Europe
- OSCON & Blackhat planning underway.
- Site redesign is going well: en-US version is 98% complete and localization of other versions is on pace to be ready in tim for launch.
- Firefox Screencast Contest launched today! (blog announcement)
- 100 knowledge base articles -- 100 winners :)
- Huge thanks to sethb, alix, tara for all the help putting this together
- Support Firefox Day on Friday
- asa, lilly, mconnor, and beltzner to host Q&A sessions
- Three workshop sessions all about becoming a troubleshooting pro
- No updates
- Received hopefully final new MDC skin over the weekend; should be installed on our test server shortly. Then we'll do another round of performance testing before opening things up for people to thump on.
- Working on gathering information for a few more last-minute updates to the Firefox 3 developer docs.
- Working on getting the first Add-ons Newsletter out the door this week.
- New intern: Anant Narayanan will be joining Labs for this summer to work on Weave.
Webdev, Add-ons, AMO
- fixes for infinite loops, failure tracking and other processor issues staged, updates to be pushed this week (lars and aravind back on Wed.)(see bugs)
- still reviewing Socorro aggregate table patch; will be staged this week (bugs bug 426386, bug 426389, bug 426410)
- 3.4.2 was a success (Basil's Bodacious Blog, webdev blog)
- 3.4.3 consists of 31 juicy bug nuggets and is underway
- SUMO queries reduced to 19 for non-logged in users, team made great progress for SUMO perf last week (see also bug 395271)
- SFX and MozParty moving along, on schedule for Fx3
- State of the Add-ons
- Grants and related activities
- Eitan Isaacson published an update on his Mozilla Foundation-funded work to improve the Orca open source screen reader for Linux.
- The Perl Foundation received a $200,000 donation to support Perl 6 development. Among other things, this donation will be used for continuation of Patrick Michaud's Perl 6 work, for which the Mozilla Foundation made a $10,000 seed grant.
- Legal issues
- We got final legal signoff for the proposed new Mozilla committer's agreement; Gerv is now working to get an official copy of this agreement and related information posted to www.mozilla.org.
- CAs and related issues
- Frank found someone to help clear the backlog of CA requests; more on this later.
- Public communication
- David continued work on the www.mozilla.org site.
- We have more blog posts from the Mozilla accessibility team's attendance of SightCity 2008, including one from Steve Lee and an almost minute-by-minute account by Ben Millard.
- Zak prepared for upcoming conference appearances.
- Upcoming activities
- Zak will be doing a keynote at the eLiberatica 2008 conference (May 30-31, 2008, in Bucharest).
- The Mozilla Foundation will be a sponsor of the Personal Democracy Forum conference (June 23-24 in New York). (Frank is planning to attend if possible.)
For more information please see the individual status reports from David, Frank, Gerv, and Zak.
- No meeting next week (May 26th) due to U.S. Holiday (Memorial Day).