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- 1 Video for today's meeting
- 2 Friends of the Tree
- 3 Upcoming Events
- 4 Product Status Updates
- 5 Speakers
- 6 Status Updates By Team
- 7 Introducing New Hires
- 8 Foundation Updates
- 9 Roundtable
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Friends of the Tree
Alice "Alice0775" White has been a tremendous contributor for several years. Without Alice's tireless efforts testing, filing bugs and writing patches, Firefox 4 would not be the great browser that it is.
(via robcee, joedrew, tn, etc.)
Aleksej for helping to moderate the Firefox 4 FIXED bugday and for helping out before the event went live. Also, Steve Scott (:pxbugz) for verifying 45 fixes.
Monday, 7 February
Tuesday, 8 February
Please join one of our contributor town halls:
- Asia Contributor Town Hall, 4 p.m. UTC/GMT.
- EMEA Contributor Town Hall, 9 p.m CET.
Wednesday, 9 February
Thursday, 10 February
Friday, 11 February
Saturday, 12 February
Dare2BeDigital conference, Tech Museum: Mozilla will be running a video booth at the Dare2BDigital conference for young women (13-16) teaching girls how HTML5 and open video lets you run your own show - no YouTube or Flash needed! The key component of this tutorial will be demonstrating the Universal Subtitles project and we need localizers to show them how it works in realtime. Sign up to help in-person or online here.
Product Status Updates
- 49 hard blockers remaining (list)
- 12 blockers need categorization (list)
- 36 nominations need triage (list)
- Firefox 4 Beta 11 will ship Tuesday or Wednesday
- Only 5 hard blocking beta bugs without patches, though one of them is the very invasive bug 626602. Hope is that we'll be able to freeze for the final beta this Friday, will update on dev.planning as we know more.
- Some people noticed that the Firefox Roadmap was updated recently
- this is a draft document and is subject to change
- the approach of the document is to indicate priorities, and work with engineering to determine which projects can be executed to meet those priorities
- after Firefox 4, we are proposing moving to a "delivery train" model with more frequent releases to deliver new technology to users and the web more quickly
Firefox 3.6 and 3.5
3.6.14 and 3.5.17
- Found what looks like to be a new crash regression during the beta period (bug 631105)
- We will not be releasing the security updates tomorrow
- We will be rebuilding today and plan to ship next Monday (2011-02-14)
- Beta 4 shipped
Heartbeat of Engineering with Damon
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox/Planning/2011-02-02/top (damon's out today, check out the link and don't forget to read the weekly Engineering Newsletter in dev.planning)
- 3.1.8 delayed to next week due to crash regression (see Firefox status)
- New rebooted version of Drumbeat web platform launching later today.
- In staging here: http://batucada.mozillalabs.com/ (staging only -- no live data, please)
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.
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Status Updates By Team
- New release of F1 upcoming after some bugfixing
- Deskop Firefox
- Fx4 Beta 11: Testing. Anticipated shipping Beta 11 this Tues
- Anthony Hughes organized an extremely successful bugday for Firefox 4 FIXED bugs
- Shipped AMO 5.12.8
- Updating a lot of automation tests, adding new ones for AMO and Mozilla.com, soon
- QA Services
- Marcia participated in Drumbeat San Diego Festival on Saturday
- Close look at crash reports from beta and currentl releases
- Browser Technologies
- Signed off Firefox Home 1.1.1. awaiting App store deployment
- Signed off Sync 1.6.3 extension. awaiting AMO push
- Signed off Fennec 4 beta 4 to maemo and Android
- Completed Fennec 4 beta 4 startup/page load performance sheet. This will be automated in the future by an extension that mobiledev's are working on
- QA Automation
- Henrik talked about crowd testing at FOSDEM 2011 (slides here)
Automation & Tools
- Android Talos is LIVE.
- Many thanks to jmaher, bear, and aki!
- Splinter extension is up and available for you to play with on staging (need LDAP access, sorry)
- Final War on Orange site is LIVE and is now integrated with TBPL.
- Taking steps to perform user responsiveness measurements in order to gauge the effects of E10S.
- More exciting information is here
- Mozilla releases a Firefox 4 Beta for Android
- Mozilla releases new Firefox 4 beta for mobile devices
- Dare2BeDigital conference, Tech Museum: Mozilla will be running a video booth at the Dare2BDigital conference for young women (13-16) teaching girls how HTML5 and open video lets you run your own show - no YouTube or Flash needed! The key component of this tutorial will be demonstrating the Universal Subtitles project and we need localizers to show them how it works in realtime. Sign up to help in-person or online here.
- If you missed last week's contributor engagement call, you can catch the video https://videos.mozilla.org/serv/air_mozilla/020311townhall.ogg here] or join one of the above mentioned sessions.
- Please send tips for the about:mozilla newsletter as soon as possible to: about-mozilla[at]mozilla.com. You can also subscribe here.
- The latest version of Rob Campbell's Workspace add-on is up on AMO and has been reviewed