WeeklyUpdates/2011-01-24

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Ted Mielczarek nominates Hiroyuki Ikezoe for his work in fixing tests with intermittent failures. Thanks for helping make the tree more green!

Juanb nominates Anthony, Cameron, Geo, Henrik, Raymond, Gaby and Marcia for their weekend time in order to have Fx4 Beta 10 tested by today.

Also, the entire Socorro team! For their data center migration over the weekend. - juanb

Anthony nominates Aakash, Seth, Juan, Tobbi, Aleksej, renato and variable for helping our l10n community triage reports on input to bugzilla. - ashughes

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 24 January

Tuesday, 25 January

Wednesday, 26 January Community Marketing Call: Wednesday Jan. 26 @ 10 a.m. PST/18:00 UTC/19:00 CET. Agenda and call details here.

Thursday, 27 January

  • Brownbag - "How Do People Use Firefox?" : Mozilla 1st Open Data Competition Winners and Submissions - 32 cool interactive visualizations and interesting insights! [12pm PST]

Friday, 28 January

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox 4

  • Firefox 4 Beta 10 is on its way, currently in QA validation
    • Everyone really dug deep to get this turned around quickly, including work on weekends. If you see someone who helped, hug them.
  • As of this morning, 88 hard blockers remain, overall.
    • 50 of these require beta coverage, so beta 10 will not be our last beta

Firefox 3.6 and 3.5

  • We have builds of Firefox 3.6.14 and 3.5.17 as of Friday night
    • Thanks to everyone that landed blockers, we got pretty great last-minute convergence
    • Plan to go to beta on 2011-01-26, though it depends on QA signoff
  • "Scary" update dialog for 3.0 users went live last Tuesday
    • We will be assessing the impact this week

Mobile Firefox

  • Wrapping up beta 4

Thunderbird

  • Messaging team at an all-hands meeting this week
    • no one from the team on this call
    • so, updates are below:
  • Miramar Alpha 2 has shipped; please give it a try and help us out by providing feedback!
  • 3.1.8 on the verge of shipping, if it hasn't by the time you read this.
  • No weekly Thunderbird status call this week; regular calls resume next week

Drumbeat

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
Socorro Migration Laura Thomson Update on the migration no slides http://blog.mozilla.com/webdev/2011/01/21/socorro-data-center-migration-downtime/

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Desktop Firefox
  • Nearly complete testing and release of Beta 10
Browser Technologies
  • Jetpack 1.0b2 sdk shipping this week
  • Fennec 4.0b4 code freeze, possibly builds by end of week
  • Sync 1.6.2 shipped to AMO
Test Automation
WebQA
  • Last Week's Releases:
    • SUMO 2.4.2, Thursday, 1/20
    • AMO 5.6.12.5, Thursday, 1/20
    • MDN 0.9.2.2, Thursday, 1/20

Automation & Tools

  • Working with JS team to help diagnose JIT crashes better
  • Bughunter continuing to reproduce a steady stream of blocker crashes, see bug 532972
  • For more information see our page

Security

Engagement

PR

Please VOTE for Firefox for the Best Major Desktop Browser and Best Mobile Browser in the About.com Reader's Choice Awards: http://browsers.about.com/library/bl-readers-choice-awards-2011.htm


Events

  • FOSDEM 2011: final schedule of Mozilla DevRoom is now online!!!

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Pete Fritchman joins Services Operations team as Sr. Ops Engineer. (Jeff Vier)

Foundation Updates

Roundtable