WeeklyUpdates/2010-10-18

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Jean-Yves Perrier, Florian Scholz, Sebastian Perez Vasseur, and David Bruant for their excellent work during our first Doc Sprint. See this Hacks post for details on what we got done. Special salute to Paul Rouget for helping us out!
  • Matt Caulder, Pravin Prakash, and Kevin Pelletier for each helping out dozens of Firefox users on Twitter last week as part of the Army of Awesome!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 18 October

Tuesday, 19 October

Wednesday, 20 October

Thursday, 21 October

Friday, 22 October

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox 4

  • Code freeze for Beta 7 marches on!
  • There are 18 blockers left which we hope to close out in the next couple of days
  • b7 blockers should be landed both on the relbranch and the default branch

Firefox 3.6 and 3.5

  • Firefox 3.6.11 and 3.5.14 will be released tomorrow afternoon PDT
  • Currently accepting nominations and approving patches for 3.6.12 and 3.5.15
  • Schedule for 3.6.12 and 3.5.15 will be released within the week

Mobile Firefox

  • Fennec beta 2 code freeze is tomorrow night. Please land patches and finish reviews ASAP.

Thunderbird

  • Thunderbird 3.1.5 pushed to beta test channel
  • Ongoing account provisioning work
  • Composing messages in trunk nightlies currently unusable; bug 604493 is tracking the bustage.

Drumbeat

  • Beta version of Universal Subtitles just launched
  • Launching a campaign to subtitle 10,000 videos and raise $25K by Jan 1
  • Check it out & make a donation at universalsubtitles.org

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
Module Ownership Gervase Markham Making the module owner list easier to understand and easier to update http://www.gerv.net/temp/module-owners-lightning/ -
Socorro Update Laura Thomson Improving Socorro stability - -
Castro Network Update Ravi Pina A summary of this weekend's maintenance and the related network issues - -

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution
WebQA
QA Community
Test Dev

Automation & Tools

  • Need Your Help - We need a logo for Profile Manager. Ping Jgriffin or email auto-tools at mozilla dot com to help out
  • Blocker-reports site is live, check it out
  • Mozmill 1.5.1 getting close - did our first full green run in tools staging, should be ready to land in RelEng staging week
  • Breakpad crash and submission landed on Android
  • Refactoring Tp5 for Talos
  • More Information here

Security

Engagement

PR


Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Fred Wenzel is in Mountain View today! Welcome back Fred! (he just moved here from Munich, Germany)
  • Fabrice Desré joins the Mobile team. He moved here from France and will be working on various Mobile front-end and platform features - including WebApp support.
  • Dustin Mitchell joins the RelEng team. Dustin is currently based in Chicago, IL, and will be helping to teach buildbot new tricks (he's currently a buildbot maintainer).

Foundation Updates

Roundtable