WeeklyUpdates/2011-10-31

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Speaker Location: Mountain View

Upcoming Events

Speaker Location: Mountain View

This Week

Monday, 31 October

  • Happy Halloween!
  • Cathy Davidson presents "Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn". 10-Forward in Mountain View at 12:30pm Pacific time, and on Air Mozilla

Tuesday, 1 November

  • Paris office closed for All Saint's Day

Wednesday, 2 November

  • Jenn Ng User Experience Researcher from Palm/HP will be giving a brown bag at noon in 10Forward talking about her process and findings on various studies relating to webOS.

Thursday, 3 November

Friday, 4 November

Mozilla Festival begins!

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Future (8, 9, 10)

Speaker Location: Phone (johnath)

  • Firefox 8 is virtually done
    • Any outstanding issues need to be resolved TODAY
    • Signoff meeting will be scheduled for later this week, likely Wednesday
  • If you read only one article on the future of Firefox feature development this week, read Dietrich's
  • Source migration is in 1 week!

Firefox Current (3.5, 3.6, 4.0 - 7.0)

Speaker Location: No voice update

  • Planning to go to build today for Firefox 3.6.24
  • There will be a 3.6.25, shipping with Firefox 9

Mobile Firefox

'Speaker Location:

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Nightlies (without auto update quite yet) are here: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mobile/nightly/latest-birch-android/

Thunderbird

Speaker Location: Toronto

  • Ran the TB8-TB9 compatibility update for addons.
    • 325 tested, 16 fail, 309 pass.
  • We've got a test build of Tabs-on-Top.
    • Try it out, and let mconley know what you think!

Drumbeat

Speaker Location: Toronto

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.

Presenter Topic Media More Details Location
Zandr Milewski Air Mozilla None Quick update on the present and future of Air Mozilla Mountain View

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution
WebQA
QA Community
Browser Tech
Automation Services

Automation & Tools

  • Landed Talos user responsiveness tests, but had to be backed out due to crashes and hangs that did not appear in staging. Investigation ongoing.
  • Developing an error reporting system for BMO
  • Tp nochrome now working for Native Fennec builds, tpan, tzoom, reftest, and browser-chrome replacement still underway
  • More updates here

Security

Security Reviews Scheduled for this week

Date / Time Item
Mon Oct 31 / 13:00 PST BrowswerID API
Thu Nov 03 / 10:00 PST WebBattery (Fennec) bug 678694
Fri Nov 04 / 10:00 PST Flash for Android

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details
* IRC Channel: #security
* Etherpad: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/secreview
* Dial-in Info:
** In office or soft phone: extension 92
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369
** Conference num 624

Security Severity Ratings Changes

  • new version of the severity ratings will be posted 31-Oct-2011
    • New layout
    • includes sections for bugzilla keyword & Feature Page Security Usage
    • Ending the use of sg:crit? & sg:critical?

SecTeam Conferences

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location Will be working on
New person's name here Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? What will the new person be working on?
Frederik Braun Michael Coates Mountain View Infrastructure Security
Hubert Figuiere David Bolter Toronto Office Accessibility
Shezmeen Prasad Stormy Peters Mountain View Office Developer Engagement
Marlena Compton Stephen Donner Mountain View Office Web QA Engineer
Peter Bengtsson Laura Thomson Peter in MV, Laura on the phone Web Developer
Nicolas Pierron David Mandelin Mountain View Office Software Engineer
Jan de Mooij David Mandelin Mountain View Office Software Engineer

Foundation Updates

Roundtable