WeeklyUpdates/2014-12-15

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All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

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  • Huge thanks to Chris Turra, Craig Cook et al for migrating the Hacks blog to a centralized instance of Wordpress (LDAP login FTW!) and for their ongoing responsiveness. For more migration info: https://wiki.mozilla.org/HacksPostMigrationUserDetails. Other Hacks blog questions? Please contact Havi Hoffman.

Upcoming Events

This Week

(Update for Portuguese / Brazilian Mozillians) clique aqui se você quiser saber mais sobre como o Firefox está trazendo carga de Gabriel Medina para o Campeonato de Surf para público português on-line esta semana. obrigado (translation via Google Translate)

Monday, 15 December

Will Copyright Law Kill Startups and Innovation?

  • 6-8pm PST in SF Commons and via Air Mozilla.
  • Food and beverages provided.
  • Join Startup Policy Lab, Creative Commons, Hackers/ Founders, and Mozilla for a panel on Copyright Law and the challenges to innovation.

Tuesday, 16 December

Wednesday, 17 December

Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

Create or update your personal site — wherever you host it, shared, VPS, or at home; static, dynamic, WordPress, or other software.

Join a gathering of people with like-minded interests. Bring your friends that want to start a personal web site.

Any questions? See the wiki page for details or join IRC: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom

Thursday, 18 December

Friday, 19 December

Saturday, 20 December

Sunday, 21 December

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Experiments
    • Flash
    • Tiles
    • Heartbeat
  • Growth
    • Downloads
    • Yahoo

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Asa Dotzler in MTV

  • It's been three weeks since I updated y'all on the latest happenings in Firefox OS.
  • 203 people made 451 changes to Firefox OS. 9 people made first-time contributions to Firefox OS, including:
    • Gary Chen fixed 1096236 Remove "alternateLayoutOverwrite" in Arabic layout definition
    • Terrence Cole fixed 1101921 GGC nursery size is too large on B2G
    • Ralph Giles fixed 1105858 Bump libvpx to work-around arm toolchain bugs
    • Brian Weeteling fixed 960259 [Keyboard] German esset character "ß" is inconsistent and included in non-German keyboards.
    • Tooru Fujisawa fixed 1100812 flash.sh - run adb root before flashing gecko
    • No-Jun Park fixed 1093874 Create a new test case for loading a mix of valid/invalid image files into Gallery App and 1100390 Create a new test case for the deletion of video from Preview
    • Jay Wang fixed 1105452 [gonk-l] Need to use new Audio system APIs for audio offload playback
    • Cykesiopka fixed 978426 test_sts_preloadlist_perwindowpb.js | application crashed [@ mozilla::storage::Connection::~Connection] on B2G ICS Emulator Debug only and 1109245 Modify test_keysize_ev.js to run on B2G
    • Oleksiy Avramchenko fixed 1108965 Call Set constructor with "new".
  • Other notable fixes include:
    • 1055897 - [settings] add settings dialog support
    • 1097421 - [email] Upgrade email.js omnibus bug
    • 1102208 - It takes long time to turn on FM Radio in Flame
    • 1102967 - Need some way to mark an email as unread while viewing it
    • 1069157 - [PDF Viewer] Update pdf.js in Gaia
    • 1042673 - Automatic brightness needs some hysteresis
    • 1100192 - [Keyboard][Handwriting] Add words prediction feature
    • 1105850 - (App-Grouping) Add visual cue for app placement.
  • Interesting Firefox OS discussions:

Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Garvan Keeley, Toronto

  • Thank you from Location Services to Portland stumblers
  • Map of new covered areas: http://bit.ly/1xlEo44
  • If you'd like to participate, you can install the Mozilla Stumbler Android app from Google's Android Play Store.

CTO Update

Speaker Location: Mountain View

This week we launched the WebRTC Competency Center initiative, and our first partner Telenor held a successful event in Oslo, Norway.

The announcement was done on our blog: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/12/09/mozilla-and-telenor-announce-webrtc-competency-center-to-advance-webrtc-and-help-standardization/

Andreas also posted a supporting piece on his personal blog: http://andreasgal.com/2014/12/09/it-takes-many-to-build-the-web-we-want/

Content Services

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Andrew Sliwinski, PDX (Remote)

Mozilla Communities

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. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week.

Presenter Title Topic Location Share? Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, other info) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
Dave Steer Director of Advocacy Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows - final call for applications! San Francisco yes - mozilla.org/advocacy
William Reynolds Product Manager, Community Tools Tis the perfect time to vouch on Mozillians.org San Francisco No - FAQ about Vouching
Doug Turner Mr. WeProtect Mountain View No -
Liz Compton Legal Affairs Manager Legal Team 2014 Report Mountain View no https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/presentation/d/1iXZ118jKLAdKh9wXyQzIz_aPGfXVZYgSyYLMmTRxGuQ/edit#slide=id.p https://mana.mozilla.org/wiki/display/LGL/Legal+Resources+Home

Roundtable

Do you have a question about a Mozilla Project or initiative? Let us know by Friday- we'll do our best to get you an answer.

Please note that we may not always be able to get to every item on this list, but we will try!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What's your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let's say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer(s) Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where is the new person based? What will the new person be doing?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Alessio Placitelli (aka Dexter on IRC) Read-only introduction: Alessio is a Mozilla volunteer who will now be a paid contributor working on Firefox data collection, analysis, and user support engineering: things like Firefox Health report, telemetry, self-support, and other tools. picture Italy Firefox Data Collection, Analysis, and User Support Engineering

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

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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

Cloud Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support