WeeklyUpdates/2011-05-16

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • aceman for triaging the most bugs during the Firefox Aurora Bugday last Friday. - ashughes

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 16 May

Tuesday, 17 May

Wednesday, 18 May

  • Contributor Engagement Brownbag on Wednesday @ 12:00PM Pacific on Air Mozilla: Learn what the Contributor Engagement team is working on and how it can help you and new contributors

Thursday, 19 May

Friday, 20 May

  • [QA] Firefox Mobile Test Day [details]

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox 5 & 6

  • Aurora goes to Beta this week!
  • Nightly goes to Aurora in one week!
    • Details of the merge (specific time / plan) will be sent around soon
  • Remember to check the channels blog for rapid release process updates.

Firefox 4, 3.6, 3.5

Firefox 4

  • Turned on the advertised update, still processing feedback
  • At this time there is no plan to create a 4.0.2
  • If there are any major issues please email release drivers

Firefox 3.6.x

  • Firefox 3.6.18 is scheduled for release at the same time as Firefox 5
    • Detailed schedule coming out this week
  • We are triaging nominations and approving patches Monday/Wednesday/Friday morning PDT every week

Firefox 3.5.x

  • There are no plans to do another Firefox 3.5 update
  • An end-of-life plan for Firefox 3.5 has been posted

Mobile Firefox

Thunderbird

Drumbeat

(No voice updated this week)

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
Toolbox Jeff Hammel Toolbox is an index of Mozilla software tools http://brasstacks.mozilla.com/toolbox/ http://brasstacks.mozilla.com/toolbox/about
Community Directory Gervase Markham The Mozilla contributor directory ("phonebook") is an effort to make the community feel smaller and improve communication and friendliness None Screencast: http://www.mozilla.org/phonebook/
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Domesday
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozilla_Contributor_Directory
Mozilla Colombia Jeff Balogh, Matthew Claypotch, Philip Von Something We went to Bogota Colombia for a Firefox party http://www.flickr.com/photos/62646177@N02/sets/72157626682490100/

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

WebQA
QA Community
  • Romania Firefox 4 Launch party (May 3rd) blog [1] post
  • London tester meetup (May 3rd) blog [] post
  • Good turn out for a Selenium test meetup here in 10 Forward last friday CSS vs XPath Locators
  • Successful bug day last Friday Firefox Aurora Bugday

Automation & Tools

  • Talos Tp5 (new pageset) is finished, working with RelEng to roll out
  • Toolbox is released - registry for tools.
  • Working with Ehsan to improve the War On Orange (WOO) UI
  • Blocking bug "errors are not enumerable" bug 650646 fixed for Mozmill, released 1.5.4pre last week for QA.
  • More notes and status here

Security

Engagement

PR


Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

  • The Scratchpad has landed and is on track for a Firefox 6 arrival. The Scratchpad helps people more easily prototype and experiment with JavaScript code. We'll talk more about this tool leading up to the Firefox 6 release.
  • Join us each week on Thursdays at 8am PDT to hear more about tools-in-progress and to get involved with developer tools projects.
  • Last week's meeting notes included 3 quick video demos and we plan to do more of that from week to week.

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Benoit Girard (introduced by Joe Drew in Toronto)
  • Matthew MacPherson (introduced by Wenzel)

Interns of the week

Andrew Drake
Trevor Saunders
Erik Holk
Wilson Guaraca
Tanay Gavankar
Wesley Dawson
Siddharth Agarwal
Matt Basta

Foundation Updates

Roundtable