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WeeklyUpdate Live: You can watch the weekly meetings live at Air Mozilla You can also view previous meetings from the "on-demand" button on the Air Mozilla player. Meetings will be posted for on-demand consumption shortly after the meeting conclusion.
- 1 Friends of the Tree
- 2 Development Updates
- 3 Foundation Updates
- 4 Roundtable
- 5 Other Business
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Branch work: Firefox 3.0.6 / 3.0.7
- Firefox 3.0.6
- Beta release tomorrow
- Release on track for next week (aiming for Wednesday, February 4)
- Firefox 3.0.7
- 24 Bugs blocking beta 3. Breakdown:
- 6 in Content
- 2 in Video
- Looking like tree closure for freeze will extend at least until end of day Tuesday, Jan 27th.
- For weekly engineering meeting notes and other info see the Platform page.
- Interesting queries related to Gecko 1.9.1
- 133 1.9.1 blockers.
- tree will remain closed for beta 3 as patches need quiet places to land on mozilla-central; gathering ETAs, but we're looking at Tuesday as a date for re-opening
- attention will turn to rc1 later this week, more at tomorrow's development meeting
- beta 3 still expected in first week of february
- b2 delayed by a week or two due to FOSDEM and feature landings
- b3 inserted into schedule, no real date yet.
- good progress on good features
- we can always use more dev contributors. Talk to a driver if you want to help.
Targeting M1 milestone release of Fennec for Windows Mobile.
As always, the weekly update has the up-to-date information of what happens in mobile-land
- On schedule to swing fxfeeds & versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org to production Zeus ZXTM cluster this week
- On schedule to complete core2 IOS upgrade this weekend (bug 473084)
- Planning to upgrade bugzilla.mozilla.org to 3.2.1 sometime this week, exact date/time TBD
- FF3.0.6 going to beta tomorrow
- waiting for go on FF3.1b3
- Fx3.0.6 testing in progress
- ETA ship to beta 1/27, ship to world 2/3
- Firefox 3.1 beta 3 testplan in waiting
- Fx3.0->Fx3.1beta Major update test pass (internal)
- Team verified 100+ FIXED trunk and 1.9.1branch bugs in the last 2 weeks
- Litmus tests cleanup project: results ~95%, test cases ~75%
- Beta 3 testweek in effect this week
- QA meetup in mountain view: 2/18
Web Dev Testing, Metrics, Accessibility, Localization, Community, Crash Reports
- WebDev Testing: Mozilla.com - Wrote the dynamic content test plan
- Accessibility: Heard that IBM is reducing resources on A11y and discontinuing all chairing of accessibility efforts such as IAccessible2 and WAI-ARIA.
- Metrics: gave a brownbag presentation on Code Coverage last Wednesday.
- RRRT: Setup pages for [Releases/Firefox_3.0.6/RRRT 3.0.6] and [[Releases/Firefox_3.1b3/RRRT 3.1 Beta 3] are created
- Updated the Fennec test plan. Collected feedback from QMO, QA and Mobile Team.
- QA Work On-Site week Feb 17-20.
- Firefox 3.1 B3 test week this week
- Created a post announcing the First QA meetup in Mountain View.
- Completed inital 100,000 TopSite test run - working on verifying crashes and leaks - some leaks are caused by timing issues (shutdown leaks etc). About 50 leaks and hundreds of assertions found. Triaged Assertions and verified 1.9.1 Bugs
- Released new Mozmill 1.0.2 bugfix
- Used Aki's Nokia build farm to do a testing run with Joel's maemkit automation scripts
- Please join our mailing list to follow Mozilla marketing or join in the fun!
- Join us for our first community marketing call on Wednesday, Jan. 28th at 10 a.m. PDT. Dial-in & agenda here.
- Labs releases Test Pilot, covered in CNET, ComputerWorld and WIRED
- John Resig featured in Mass High Tech
- Firefox named Best Web Browser in InfoWorld's “2009 Technology of the Year Awards: Applications, Middleware, and Data Management”
- Swedish praise for Firefox
- Mitchell included in Women in Nonprofit Technology Who Rock and Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology
- Techkriti, Feb. 12 - 14, Kanpur, India: Sethb & Arun will be participating in FOSSkriti there.
- GNUnify, Feb. 13 - 14, Pune, India: Sethb & Arun will be conducting a Mozilla workshop.
- SCALE, Feb. 20 - 22, Los Angeles: Chris Blizzard accepted to speak.
- SxSW, March 13 - 17, Austin, Texas: Brendan & Arun have been accepted for the annual browser panel.
- OSCON CFP is now open. Please let Mary & Nicole know if you plan on submitting a talk.
- SUMO 0.8.1 has been released!
- SUMO roadmap for 2009
- One Year Anniversary for Live Chat -- 20,000 answered live chat requests so far!
- Work on splitting up the Options Window reference into separate articles per panel.
- Rewarding community meeting on January 12 with open discussions about SUMO. See the meeting minutes for the details.
- Having a work week this week, people in town, come say hi!
- Weave registration is being re-opened for a limited time.
- Some preliminary designs for uplift of Ubiquity-esque features into Firefox are now up. Many thanks to Alex Faaborg. You can see them here. It's in early brainstorm-phase, so please participate.
- 5.0.1 Code Freeze Today! open bugs & fixed bugs - January 26 freeze - January 29 push
- Welcome Jeff Balogh
- Congrats to Wil Clouser, our AMO Dev Lead
- AMO Brown Bag this Thursday at 12:30
- Review queue update
- Nomination queue down to 360 from 560
- Update queue is holding steady but throughput is higher
- Compatibility update
- Rey Bango sending out email this week to get top 500 add-on developers to migrate
- Target is 95% (by usage) of extensions currently compatible with Fx 3.0
- Jeff Balogh started last Tuesday, and will be working with Wil Clouser on AMO. He's hacked on a few interesting things like DrProject and dojo toolkit. We're lucky to have him!
- Wil Clouser will be mentoring Jeff and leading AMO webdev efforts moving forward. Congrats to Wil on his new role.
- Socorro partitioning patch staged, ready to deploy Thursday -- see the code or read bug 432450.
- Crash reporter (webtool only!) will be down Thursday Jan 29 @ 7pm PDT and Friday Jan 30 -- to migrate to the new partitioning scheme the system will not be processing reports for a couple of days. Data will not be lost and we will still be collecting reports, but the reporter will be unavailable during this migration. Please contact morgamic if you have any concerns.
- Graph server was staged successfully using the new schema last week!
- Feedback appreciated on old data migration:
- SUMO 0.8.1 was pushed live on Thursday. Chris Ilias wrote a nice blog post describing this milestone.
- Work continued on Prior Art Share. Watch for an upcoming blog post from Tiffney.
- 61 locales participating, with 2 missing the opt-in call, in FF 3.1 Beta 3. Here is the shipped locales bug.
- How do l10n-driver do outreach during a beta process?
- First call went to all locales on January 8
- Sent ~10 individual emails to localizers we had not heard from on January 20
- Friendly reminder again to all on January 23
- How do l10n-driver do outreach during a beta process?
- Last quarter's testing survey raw results are available, Stas and Seth are analyzing now
- Fennec localization plan developed
- 10 locales are participating in early group
- Pike will make builds visible on the l10n server soon
- Stas is producing productization guidelines
- Gandalf is fielding questions from localizers and filing bugs
- L10n team will be at FOSDEM
- Gerv attended linux.conf.au in Hobart, Australia. He held a session to get feedback on Mozilla Foundation plans for the future.
- Mark and Frank further developed Mozilla education program plans, and Mark did an initial blog posting to gather feedback on this program.
- Mark blogged about Foundation program planning and Foundation identity.
- David Boswell is back from leave and will beginning work shortly on the mozilla.org visual refresh.