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Contents


All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Special thanks to both RelEng & IT/Ops & RelOps for Saturday tree-closing work. These teams worked hard most of the day Saturday to avoid developer disruption.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 07 May

Tuesday, 08 May

Wednesday, 09 May

Brownbag Title Time Presenter Topic
Towards a Typed Dialect of JavaScript 1:00PM Ravi Chugh Intern's final presentation.

Thursday, 10 May

Brownbag Title Time Presenter Topic Time
Lessons Learned from Field Research in China, India, and Japan Noon Carissa Carter Carissa Carter is a Principal at Parallel Design Labs - a startup design group focused on connecting craft, human-centered design, and systemic thinking. We create products and teach design processes to corporate clients, higher-ed students, and beyond.

Friday, 11 May

  • The WebFWD teams are in town. Come and say Hi - we're camping out in MV on the 3rd floor.

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Seeing good falloff in 3.6 usage post-EOL
  • Kyle has a great post about shutting down chrome-content leaks. This means, in particular, fewer leaks from add-ons.

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Popcorn

Brett Gaylor, remote from Victoria BC Popcorn Maker 0.4 - Top Gun! https://github.com/mozilla/butter Live at http://mozillapopcorn.org:8888/

Living Docs event at Hot Docs a success: http://livingdocs.org/hot-hacks-roundup/

Read about it on about.com http://documentaries.about.com/od/documentaryfestivals/a/Mozillas-Hot-Hacks-Workshop-At-Hot-Docs-2012.htm?nl=1

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

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
WebFWD Hack Day Pascal Finette The WebFWD teams are in town -- join us on Saturday for a public hack day (in person in MV and on IRC #webfwd). -- RSVP here: http://webfwdopenworkday-es2.eventbrite.com/
The Grim Tab Reaper Jono Xia I wrote an add-on that causes tabs you haven't touched in a while to automatically decay into bookmarks. Please try it out! https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/the-grim-tab-reaper/ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/the-grim-tab-reaper/
40,207 test jobs in 24 hours (Thurs, 3rd May) John O'Duinn

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?
Georg Fritzsche Benjamin Smedberg Germany Software Engineer, Platform

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?
Paul Stansifer Dave Herman Mountain View Rust syntax extension/macro system

Roundtable

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Notes and non-voice status updates that aren't part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Firefox

Platform

IT

  • A huge thanks to cshields, digi, fox2mike, casey, justdave, lerxst, rtucker in IT, and nthomas, rail, catlee, bear, joduinn for a Saturday maintenance window to get our FTP/Rsync/Surf and Tinderbox infrastructure into SCL3
  • Lots of DBA Activity, as usual
  • moved graphs.mozilla.org (both prod and stage) from SJC1 to SCL3
  • MXR (mxr.mozilla.org) moved from SJC1 to SCL3

Services

Messaging

Mobile

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation Services

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

Join us (and our teams) on Saturday, May 12 for an Open Work Day: learn about our projects and roll up your sleeves to test, code, write, document, localize and more! Best of all, you can do this in Mountain View or on IRC (#webfwd); details at https://webfwdopenworkday.eventbrite.com/

Foundation Updates