WeeklyUpdates/2012-10-29

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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

  • Dan Parsons & Greg Cox (Mozilla IT) for their relentless pursuit of a NetApp performance bug that had been impacting Hg & ftp.mozilla.org.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 29 October

  • SecReview: Mobile-APIs for Java Code in Addons - 13:00 PST
  • Mozilla's Boston Mozilla Space is closed today due to the storm and will be closed until Boston's Mayor Menino lifts the state of emergency. (the actual space that Mozilla's office is in, is unstaffed today.
  • Everyone on the East Coast of the US, stay safe! For those that work with folks in the US Northeast, beware that they may not be responsive at times Mon - Wed as Hurricane Sandy hits hard.

Tuesday, 30 October

Wednesday, 31 October

Thursday, 01 November

Friday, 02 November

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Getting great feedback on social, thanks for that, keep it coming.
    • Trying to figure out if flash issues related to social are happening on beta, or only on nightly/aurora. Can you help? bug 805331
  • Accelerating update rates bug 803181
  • Check out Dave's post, What is Jetpack here for?

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Still feeling positive about ARMv6 in FF17
  • Big improvements landing on Nightly
    • Homescreen search widget
    • Lightweight themes (née personas)
    • Reflow on zoom


Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

No verbal updates today - will start regular weekly product updates after Sandy-ocalypse. See (way) below for meta updates. Hope to see you at MozFest!

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

Speaker Location:

  • No audio - text update below in the non-audible section.

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location: David in San Francisco

Three community building workshops will be run over the next two weeks:

  • Designing projects for participation -- Thursday, 11/1 at 10 pacific -- 3G in Mountain View
  • Identifying contributors -- Tuesday, 11/6 at 10 pacific -- Boardroom on 7th floor in San Francisco
  • Measuring & evaluating -- Thursday, 11/8 at 10 pacific -- Bay Bridge in 3rd floor in San Francisco

All workshops accessible through Vidyo in David Boswell's vidyo room and will also be recorded and made available publicly.

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
Capture Mozilla Dino Anderson and Dia Bondi Using video to capture and share knowledge (from know-how to cultural) across the Mozilla community. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Grow/Viki

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?
Andrea Zingerman Mathew Caldwell Mountain View, CA University Programs Coordinator
Tyler Downer David Tenser San Francisco, CA Support Analyst
Hannes Verschore David Mandelin Netherlands Software Engineer

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

Firefox OS

  • Product, PM and Eng meeting with TEF in London last week. Common ground found, hurdles hurdled.
  • Work week in San Francisco next week!
  • Dogfooding devices shipping out to initial set of signer-uppers in the supported offices. Follow the comments by dogfooders here: https://b2gtestdrivers.allizom.org/comments_table.
  • Engineering is busy driving down the final feature work for partner requirements and device certification.

Platform

Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

Foundation Updates

Webmaker

MozFest is November 9-11 in London.

At MozFest, we are launching:

  • Webmaker badges - get recognition for your learning and skill development while you make something awesome on the Web.
  • Popcorn Maker - now its easy to build awesome Popcorn-ified videos and learn web literacy skills in the process.

Also exploring and scoping:

  • Mobile for Webmaker
  • Hackable Games
  • Teaching javascript
  • More!