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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 5 April

Developer Summit: Caching - We have a meeting at Mozilla HQ to discuss caching in the browsers.

Tuesday, 6 April

Wednesday, 7 April

Thursday, 8 April

12:00pm Pacific: Mobile Brownbag - Stuart be hosting a brownbag to talk about our roadmap for 2010 and to answer any questions people may have about Fennec or the mobile space in general.


Friday, 9 April

Testday on Tab Matches Awesomebar in #testday on irc.mozilla.org!

Next Week

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
Your Title Here Your Name Here What are you going to talk about? Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Gecko

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

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

Thunderbird

SeaMonkey

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

  • Releases:
    • Firefox 3.6.3
  • nightly updates for lorentz now available

QA

Accomplished last week

QA All
  • Presented updated QA org that aligns the team on functional lines.
  • A number of interviews for intern and perm positions
Desktop Firefox QA
  • Tested and shipped 3.6.3 Security update for Pwn2Own fix
  • Prep for Lorentz ship next week
Mobile Firefox QA
  • getting ready for fennec 1.1 release
Web Development QA
  • writing test plan for plugin user edits feature
  • Prepare for testing SUMO 1.5.2 and 1.5.3 for on 4/6

Automation & Tools

  • Crash Reporter on Maemo - bug 555674
  • Talos wrapper for addons startup performance underway
  • Still working on grafx bot polish and fixes
  • Weave test automation spinning up
  • More details here.

Security

David Baron landed a fix for bug 147777, which should patch the history sniffing problem! Play with it in nightlies.

More Info:

Marketing/PR

PR

Events

  • 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 10-11, 2010; Boston, MA.  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.
  • BlogHer '10 - August 6-7, 2010 - Looking into sponsorship opportunities.
  • Renegade Craft Fair Chicago 2010 - September 11-12, 2010 - Looking into sponsorship opportunities.

Creative Team

Community Marketing

  • Spread Firefox Education Toolkit: Today we launched the Firefox Education Toolkit so anyone can go out and teach people about Mozilla and Firefox.
    • The toolkit contains everything you'll need - including a set of print pieces, videos and presentations - to conduct events, presentations, Firefox booths and more!
    • The print and presentation materials are currently localized in three languages; English, Spanish and Portuguese (Brasil).
    • Information on how to localize these materials will be coming soon.
      • If you'd like to host an event with the new kit, please register it here. Be sure to select "Firefox Education."
  • Community Marketing Call: Next call is Wednesday April 14 at 10 a.m. PST/17:00 UTC. Please send agenda items to mary@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.

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

  • Bespin "Bryce" release is going live this week. This is the first update to bespin.mozillalabs.com since 0.4.4 was released before we started the project "reboot".

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

Foundation Updates

Roundtable