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  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
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  • join irc.mozilla.org #airmozilla for backchannel discussion

Contents


Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Felipe nominates:

- Sergio Campos: for actively working on bug 704125 (crash caused by an add-on), finding the right authors and keeping in touch with them through the whole process of getting the problem resolved

- Reuben Moraes, Clauber Stipkovic and Marcelo Araldi (possibly more people that I'm forgetting) for getting the community organized to reach people in Brazil who were experiencing the crash and explain the problem and workaround

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 30 January

Tuesday, 31 January

Wednesday, 01 February

Thursday, 02 February

Thursday is Answer user questions on SUMO Day

Friday, 03 February

  • [QA] Firefox 11.0 Beta 1 Testday: QMO

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: Toronto

  • Release week!
    • FF10
    • ESR
    • Migration day is tomorrow
  • FF11's scheduled release in March coincides with patch Tuesday, we might do something about that. Watch r-d/dev-planning if that's exciting to you.

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: Toronto

  • Checkpointing daily on beta status
  • No more features, focusing on fundamentals: performance, stability, compatibility.

Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Drumbeat

Speaker Location: Matt in Toronto

Teaching the Fourth 'R': Webmaking as a vital 21st century skill

Is teaching kids the web now as important as teaching other basic literacies like reading and math? Join an online "fireside chat" with author and academic Cathy Davidson, hosted by Mozilla's Mark Surman.

Identity

Speaker Location:

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
Alex Fowler ACTA

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

  • Actively testing Firefox 10, ESR, and 3.6.26 as we drive to release this week
  • Ongoing and active investigation of issues related to GC/CC timings (contact Juan Becerra or Anthony Hughes if you want to help)
  • Also have eyes on Firefox 11, 12, and 13 for merge to beta, aurora, and nightly, respectively this week
  • Actively testing split APK solution for Android Marketplace

WebQA

  • AMO
  • Mozilla.com
    • Shipped 1.2 and parts of 1.3 milestone
  • Mozillians
    • waiting for 1.3 milestone code freeze, qa to begin shortly
    • on-boarding a new community member
  • MDN
    • working on 2.1 milestone
  • Socorro
  • SUMO
    • 1/24 release went out
    • 1/31 release in progress
  • Case Conductor
    • 2/3 is the upcoming .8 release
  • mozwebqa-templates
    • Overhauled and converted to WD by Zac and Sergey (contributor)
    • Looking for a couple of people to review it for us

QA Community

  • Working on a community action plan to grow our community through 2012 and beyond; please help us by taking part in the discussion on the dev-quality newsgroup

Automation Services

Automation & Tools

  • Dkl added X-headers to bugmail to indicate when a "new to bugzilla" contributor attached his or her first patch bug 719526
  • Eideticker checkerboarding tests are now more reliable. Setting up an automated machine in mountain view for them this week
  • Robocop is running in staging today (mobile UX automation)
  • B2G test and build automation is live!
  • Default to Compatible automation is nearly ready to go - waiting on VMs from IT. See bug 718403 for status. This is a joint project between QA, A*team, and AMO.
  • More updates here

Security

Security Reviews Scheduled for this week

Date / Time Item
Mon Jan 30 / 13:00 PST No Review, please attend Fuzzing Brownbag
Wed Feb 1 / 13:00 PST bug 718066 - [meta] Add feature to submit anonymous product metrics to Mozilla
THU Feb 2 / 10:00 PST Instant Messenger in Thunderbird
Fri Feb 3/ 10:00 AM PST AVAILABLE SLOT

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details 
* IRC Channel: #security 
* Etherpad: http://etherpad.mozilla.com:9000/secreview 
* Vidyo: https://v.mozilla.com/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=5XEMsG1ApA4b (Room 9058)
* Dial-in Info (phone): 
** 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 99058


For updates to meetings please see the Security Review Calendar

Security Review Needed but Unscheduled

Engagement

PR


Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

We've begun partnering with local accelerators: Rockstart in Amsterdam and MuckerLab in Los Angeles. Please let us know if you have contacts in the startup community in either location!

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location Will be working on
Who is the new hire? Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? What will the new person be working on?
Pete Scanlon Chris Beard Mt. View Sr. Director, Brand Engagement
Paul Theriault Dan Veditz Mt. View Security Researcher
Michelle Marovich Bret Reckard Mt. View Recruiting Lead
Kym Lee Bret Reckard Mt. View Staffing Associate
Brandon Burton Corey Shields Torrance, CA Web Operations Engineer
Rosana Biela David Tenser Germany Community Support Program Manager
Trevor Norris Gilbert FitzGerald Mt. View Metrics Engineer
Peter O'Neill Tim Fairfield Mountain View Desktop Support
Vinh Hua Tim Fairfield Mountain View Desktop Support

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? What will the new person be working on?
Darwin Derosans Tim Fairfield Mountain View Desktop Support
Ashlee Chavez Tim Fairfield Mountain View Desktop Support
Sal Espinoza Tim Fairfield Mountain View Network Operations

Foundation Updates

Roundtable