WeeklyUpdates/2010-08-09

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 9 August

Tuesday, 10 August

Wednesday, 11 August

Thursday, 12 August

Friday, 13 August

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox 4

Beta 3

  • Sync landing was flawed, lots of things learned from that and recommendations will be shared tomorrow. Thanks to build team for investigating. Net is: should have used tryserver more
  • three respins were required, many thanks to QA for helping us find the regressions and protect our beta audience from problems!
  • we expect to be able to release beta 3 early this week
    • performance improvements
    • Windows 7 touch event API
    • hundreds of bugfixes, improvements and other changes

Beta 4

  • code freeze scheduled for next Monday, would like all major landings in by this Friday
  • hoping to include Firefox Sync in this milestone
  • be at tomorrow's development meeting for more information

Firefox 3.6

Firefox 3.6.9

  • Code freeze is this Thursday @ 11:59 pm PST
    • We are not converging as quickly as we need
    • If you are assigned a bug in this list, please fix/land it ASAP.
  • 3.6.4/3.6.6 post-mortem will be this week, though it will no longer be on Tuesday (so that it doesn't interfere with critsmash). The date will be sent out today for review.

Mobile Firefox

Alpha 1

  • Code freeze schedule for tomorrow. Need to get patches reviewed and landed. blockers

Thunderbird

Older Branch Work

Firefox 3.5.12

  • Code freeze is this Thursday @ 11:59 pm PST
    • We are not converging as quickly as we need
    • If you are assigned a bug in this list, please fix/land it ASAP.

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

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Last Week

This Week

  • Amsterdam datacenter move: on track for Thursday
  • Planning on doing kernel upgrades tomorrow

Release Engineering

QA

QA Org Highlights
  • Desktop Firefox
    • started testing FF4 Beta3 on Friday. Finishing up this week.
  • Web QA
  • QA Services
    • Community
      • Marcia attended BlogHer conference in NYC.

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

  • Open Video Conference 2010 - October 1-2, 2010; New York, NY  - Looking over sponsorship opportunities.
  • Maker Faire Africa - August 27-28, 2010; Nairobi, Kenya - Looking into sponsorship opportunties.
  • Renegade Craft Fair Chicago 2010 - September 11-12, 2010 - We will have a booth and be doing some innovative activities.  Check out the wiki for more details Looking into sponsorship opportunities.

Community Marketing

  • Community Marketing Call: Next call is Wednesday August 11th at 10 a.m. PST/17:00 UTC. Please send agenda items to sarah at mozilla dot com.

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Desigan Chinniah (Dees) - Mozilla Labs Firestarter (Community Manager)

Foundation Updates

Roundtable