WeeklyUpdates/2011-03-28

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • philor and jag for diagnosing and fixing the ridiculously slow Tinderbox tree admin page.
  • Aleksej, Anders, lcamacho, and our own Henrik Skupin for making the Mozmill Crowd Testing testday a success
  • GeorgeF(George Fiotakis), Greek web localizer and community superstar, for being very helpful in the L10n field in the last week. He's currently the only one who created localized screenshots for Linux and Mac for Firefox 4 features page on mozilla-europe.org. Also, he's been pretty active in the mailing-lists discussion on how to get more people involved. - Milos(milos@mozilla.com).

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 28 March

Tuesday, 29 March

Firefox Mobile Official Launch Day!!! Huzzah! Watch it live starting at 7:45 a.m. PDT on Air Mozilla. Please post questions to the launch team in #airmozilla on irc.mozilla.org or directly to @firefox with the hashtag #airmoz.

Wednesday, 30 March

Thursday, 31 March

Friday, 1 April

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox 5

  • Development is already happening, with an anticipated merge to the experimental branch the week of April 13

Firefox 4

  • We shipped it!
  • I think maybe next week we'll combine this into the Firefox 3.6 section below!
  • There will be a point release...watch dev-planning in the next couple days for specifics

Firefox 3.6 and 3.5

  • Code freeze was last week...still have to many open blockers
  • We will be pushing the schedule back a week to try to get more blockers in...watch dev-planning for specifics

Mobile Firefox

Thunderbird

  • Current branch plan:
    • Miramar currently building from comm-central trunk with mozilla-2.0
    • no pure trunk nightlies in order to keep testing focused on Miramar
  • Working on getting OpenSearch and GetAnAccount bundled with a Tb build for testing by a broader audience in preparation for Miramar

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
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
Getting the word out Chris Beard Brand campaign Pilot campaign starting this week targeting digerati in Bay Area to reinforce our differentiation & advocacy position

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

  • new (restartless!) release of F1, the Labs link sharing add-on for Firefox

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

General
  • Lisa Crispin gave a brown bag on Friday. Slides and video will be published asap.
Test Automation
WebQA
QA Community
  • Successful test day for Mozmill crowd extension and endurance tests
Desktop Firefox
  • Not much happen last week except WE SHIPPED FIREFOX 4!!!!!!!

Automation & Tools

  • Checked in fixes in coordination with Releng to green up Android mobile
  • Landed more APIs for special powers to help remove enableprivilege from our test code
  • Still need feedback on Bugzilla upgrade, still shooting for Mid-April to go live.
  • More news here

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Contributor Engagement

  • Air Mozilla Broadcast tomorrow: Would you like to be one of our speakers? Please sign up here. The desktop launch had over 16,000 viewers!
  • Help us track the launches - please share blog posts, regional coverage and more here.
  • There is still time to host a Firefox 4 party. Please sign up here!

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Ben Adida, Staff Engineer for the Apps Group
  • Raymond Forbes, Web Security Engineer
  • Jennifer Arguello, Services Project Manager
  • Gilbert FitzGerald, Director of Metrics
  • Rob Miller, Services Engineering
  • Ryan Tidler, Services Engineering

Foundation Updates

Roundtable