AMO Editors New Year’s Challenge

Amy Tsay

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See the winners of the challenge!

The new year is upon us, and it’s time to make a big push on the review queues! Between December 22, 2011 and February 22, 2012, AMO Editors are eligible to win some great prizes.

Editors who review 100 or more add-ons during the contest period will advance to the final round, where a panel of judges will decide on the winners based on the following criteria:

  • Efficiency in reviews
  • Adherence to AMO review policies
  • Attention to security

Here’s what the winners will get:

First Place: 13” Macbook Air
Second – Fifth Places: Android tablet

All editors who complete 20 reviews or more during the contest period will receive Firefox t-shirts!

Not an editor? If you are an add-on developer who’s interested in making an impact and enjoying some great perks, join us!

The Fine Print:

  • No Mozilla employees or contractors are eligible. This is a volunteer-only contest.
  • Finalists will be determined based on reviews performed between December 22, 2011 (12:01am PST) to February 22, 2012 (11:59pm PST). (GMT: Feb 22, 2011 8:01am – Feb 23, 2011 7:59am)
  • Qualifying reviews include only approvals and rejections for any of the three queues (nominations, updates and preliminary), and does not include the standard temporary rejection for add-ons with binary components.
  • Reviews that need to be backed out due to editor mistakes do not count.

See complete contest rules »

Good luck!

4 responses

  1. Wladimir Palant wrote on ::

    Sounds like this contest will encourage quantity over quality, even with the final round that you’ve probably put in place to prevent this.

    1. Jorge Villalobos wrote on ::

      Since we already have good guidelines of what an editor needs to do, quality is more of a requirement than a factor. We will be paying special attention to reviews done during this period, and add-on developers are usually very good pointing out when a review has a problem.

  2. Kylie Larsson wrote on :

    Can anyone be an editor? (i.e. editors are those that review addons)?

    1. Jorge Villalobos wrote on ::

      You can find the required profile for an editor on the wiki page. AMO Editors need to be experienced add-on developers, so that they are familiar with the code they need to review.