WeeklyUpdates/2012-10-01

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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

Potch would like to thank Ben Adida and everyone involved in the Persona Beta launch for nailing it and getting the broader Web community excited about Identity!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 01 October

Tuesday, 02 October

Wednesday, 03 October

https://etherpad.mozilla.org/mobile-meet-2012-03-10 - 2:30pm pst in Michelle Lunas room about firefox for mobile support - satdav

Thursday, 04 October

Grow Meeting 10 AM Pacific https://wiki.mozilla.org/Grow/Meeting_10_04_12 - satdav

Friday, 05 October

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: Mountain View (johnath)

  • Next week is release week!
    • FF16 becomes release
    • FF17 becomes beta (remember, this is ESR17, too)
    • FF18 becomes Aurora
    • Nightly becomes FF19
  • Stub installer has landed
    • Working with *lots* of people about roll out

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: Mountain View (johnath)

  • Next week is release week!
  • Making the call on ARMv6 this week for FF16

Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Festival

Speaker Location: OpenMatt in Toronto

If you're Mozilla staff and would like to attend:

  • Get approval from your managers to cover travel & accommodation
  • Sign up here when you know you're coming
  • Let us know how you'd like to plug in (run a session, volunteer, etc)
  • We're especially looking for: UX designers, Javascript developers, and Firefox OS / mobile hackers

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Dietrich

  • Freezing feature work. Some pieces remaining, will straggle in over the next couple of weeks. Most development turning to bug fixes, polish and performance.
  • Stabilization period policy
  • Gaia issues moving over to Bugzilla for the remaining portion of the release cycle.
  • Open Gaia blockers - Need web developers to help out with any of these bugs that aren't labeled "feature".
  • Dogfooding - Device arrival is imminent, expect communication once initial flashing procedures are worked out.

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location:

MozCamp Asia Call for Participation was sent out to Paid-staff this morning. All participation proposals are due by October 15th. If you have any questions about your proposal, please do not hesitate to reach out to mozcamp@mozilla.com. More information on how to submit a proposal can be found here

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
New Business Ideas Christopher Arnold New Wiki Link for submitting business concepts https://wiki.mozilla.org/File:IdeaEvaluation.jpg https://wiki.mozilla.org/Legal/New_Business_Ideas
Firefox for Android - Expanding to ARMv6 Karen Rudnitski Call to Action: testing Firefox for Android on ARMv6 phones https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2012/09/07/firefox-for-android-beta-is-expanding-support-to-new-devices-help-us-test/ https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2012/09/07/firefox-for-android-beta-is-expanding-support-to-new-devices-help-us-test/

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?
Massimo Gervasini [:mgerva] Chris AtLee Vidyo (if possible) Making Release Engineering even more awesome
Justin Wood [:Callek] Chris Cooper Remote (Phone) Tegras and Pandas and testing (oh my)
Eric Pang [:epang] Ian Barlow Toronto Production Design on Firefox for Android and Firefox OS
William Chen Johnny Stenback San Francisco
Nikhil Marathe Johnny Stenback Mountain View
Matthew Wobensmith Bob Moss Mountain View
John Bernard David Slater London Carrier and OEM Marketing for Firefox OS
Erv Thomas Mathew Caldwell Mountain View College Recruiting

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?

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

  • JavaScript Team work week in Mountain View October 22nd through October 26th. Stop by 10 Forward and say 'hi.'

Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

  • Affiliates
  • AMO
  • Marketplace
  • Mozillians (automation)
    • rbillings, stephend, and mbrandt met with cmore to discuss coverage
  • Mozilla.com
  • MDN
  • Socorro
  • SUMO
    • First iteration of new SUMO UI went out to all users successfully - yay!
    • Upcoming roll outs are based on a few bugs here and there, Ricky confirmed that the team would not need concentrated QA on any of the releases.
  • MozTrap
    • Planning October development, and discussing B2G needs
  • Wiki
  • B2G
    • Test case writing bonanza

QA Community

Automation & Tools

  • Bugzilla Per-comment tagging patch ready this week (will land upstream first, then in BMO). Follow along in bug 793963
  • Intermittent Orange work:
  • Patched over an issue with the newer tegras and reftest bug 792212 should allow us to turn on some new tegras for android tests.
  • Got a subset of Reftests green on B2G!! Layout team is helping pick off reftest issues coming up in that testing.
  • More details here

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

As we're kicking off our 2nd class ("WebFWD II") this week, we will be featuring each of our teams on our blog in the next week or two - please get to know them! http://blog.webfwd.org

Foundation Updates