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Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
Fun Bugzilla Tools Atul Varma Some tools I made to make Bugzilla easier to use. dashboard user-finder bug-filer [ qexportbz bug]
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Status Updates By Team



Branch work: Firefox 3.5.x / Firefox 3.6.x / Thunderbird 3.0.x

QA and release teams are quickly checking the risk of 1.9.2 patches, to see if we can get 3.6.2 out early this week.

Old Branch work: Firefox 3.0.x / Thunderbird 2.0.0.x


Last week:

  • 3.0.4 (includes survey & funnelcake infrastructure)
  • released
  • Plans for major update of 2.0.0.x users in progress

This week:

  • 3.1b2 string/feature freeze planned for tomorrow (Tuesday, at 23:59 Pacific)
    • At risk; will decide today whether or not to slip one week




  • Continuing graphs.mozilla.org issues bug 553590
    • Continue to see resource (memory) exhaustion issues
    • Hoping bug 554023 fixes the issues
  • ftp.mozilla.org / archive.mozilla.org
    • Was seeing NFS-related performance issues
    • Completed RAM upgrade Saturday

Release Engineering

  • enabled packaged tests for Linux 64 - blog post


Planned this week

QA General
  • Formulated requirements with utest for test case manager 2
  • QA Q2 goals first draft created, need to be posted
Test Execution
  • Fx3.6.2 needs some immediate testing attention and bug verications.
  • Lots of 3.7 Feature testing to be done. See our projects here.
  • Need to determine plan of action for Windows fennec testing
Test Automation
  • formalize Mozmill automation for Addons
Web QA
  • Pushing AMO on 3/23
  • Pushing SUMO 1.52 on 3/25
  • Pushing SUMO 1.53 on 3/30
  • More automated test writing and execution
  • Ship 0.6.0 version of Plugin Check. awaiting sec-review and bug 552249
QA Community

Accomplished last week

Test Execution
  • Multiple Test coverage this week on Fx.3.5.9, Fx3.6.2, and Fx3.7a3
    • Lift your glasses for a special goodbye coverage on Fx3.0.19, Tb2.0.0.24
  • Testing of Firefox 3.next projects are up in full swing. Test Plan is always updated. ping juanb or tchung for needed qa coverage of your areas.
  • Running through jetpack sdk tutorial
  • Fennec winmo support halted
Web QA
  • Shipped SUMO 1.5.2
  • Shipped a special [ emergency performance] edition of GetPersonas.com (Not Planned)
Crash Kill
QA Community

Automation & Tools

  • Completed Windows Mobile Test Framework
    • Ready to drop in Android for the platform
  • First pass at UI for crash automation and valgrind unittest automation is finished, but not on a permanent server yet.
  • HALReftest (hardware accelerated graphics) testing extension mac port completed, results database live, testing with D2D builds on windows this week.
  • Getting Android agent up to speed, now that WinMo effort has eclipsed
  • More notes here.





  • Developer Summit - Caching - April 5, 2010; Mountain View, CA.  We will have a meeting at Mozilla HQ to discuss caching in the browsers.
  • ROFLCon II April 30 - May  1, 2010; Boston, MA.  We have a join sponsorship with the Mozilla Foundation and will be live streaming and archiving the event with HTML5 open video.
  • Processing.js Boston - April 10, 2010; Boston, MA.  Looking into putting together an event with the Processing.js team.
  • JSConf.US April 17-18, 2010; Washington, DC.  We are sponsoring this event.  We will also have Mitcho, one of our Jetpack Ambassadors conducting a Jetpack talk and putting together Jetpack hacking session in the lounge.
  • e27 echelon 2010 June 1-2, 2010; Singapore.  Gen will be participating in this event.
  • GUADEC 2010 - July 24-30, 2010; Netherlands.  We are sponsoring at the bronze level.  More information to come soon.
  • Open Video Conference 2010 - Looking over sponsorship opportunities.

Creative Team

  • Cross-browser version of plugin check to be launched soon - will feature plugin check support for all modern browsers.
  • Launched 0.5 version of new user engagement page
  • Working with Happy Cog on IA review of web universe...more details and opportunities to weigh in with input coming soon.

Community Marketing

  • Open to Choice:
  • Facebook:
    • We hit 1 Million Firefox fans on Facebook - congrats everyone :)
    • We'll be featuring fan photos for the next few days.
    • See Tara's blog post.
  • Campus Reps:
    • We'll be launching a campus reps guide on studentreps.mozilla.org in Q2 that will be localized in at least 6 locales.
    • With this launch we're rebranding the program to "Student Reps" to better reflect the global makeup of the group.
    • See William Reynold's presentation on 3/17 for more details.
  • Community Marketing Call: Please see notes & video from last week's call. Next call is Wednesday March 31st at 10 a.m. PST/17:00 UTC. Please send agenda items to sarah@mozilla.com.
  • Community Spotlight/Best Practices: Please help us collect case studies on all the great stuff you've done from events to marketing campaigns to design work. Please submit it here.



  • Uptake of Firefox 3.6 update offer has been amazing
  • Test Pilot
    • How Do People Use the Menu in Firefox?
    • See part 1 and part 2 of our analysis



  • Jetpack
    • SDK 0.2 tentatively scheduled for release this week
    • release is focused on bug fixes and OS support (particularly Windows)

Developer Tools

  • As of Friday, Bespin 0.7 ("Ped Xing") still had a couple of P1 bugs, so the release is now expected the week of the 22nd.



  • A cross browser version of the Plugin Check page is available on www-trunk. Please help us test this page and file a bug.


Introducing New Hires

  • Matt Brubeck (mbrubeck) joins the mobile front-end team, working remotely from Seattle.

Foundation Updates