Meeting Notes

30-April-2012

Mozilla Project Meeting Minutes: 2012-04-30

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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

  • Belated shout-out to James Socol for his work on helping Air Mozilla stream MozCamp LATAM for registered Mozillians! (We gave James very little notice, like hours.)

  • Thanks to the splendid volunteers who contributed during this weekend’s MDN Doc Sprint: Cory Gackenheimer, Michael Beckwith, Anastasia Cheetham, Frederic Bourgeon, David Bruant, Jeremie Patonnier, Kevin Lim, Kathy Walrath, and Christian Sonne. Thanks also to Jeff Walden for working on SpiderMonkey docs!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 30 April

Privacy Friends Meeting, 1pm in San Francisco (7N) and Mountain View (Kung Fu) – Vidyo in to 7N. Contact Stacy Martin for more info.

Tuesday, 01 May

Wednesday, 02 May

Thursday, 03 May

  • Grow Mozilla meeting at 10 pacific – a forum to discuss ideas and ask questions about community building.

  • Steve Portigal – Rethink Your Research Approach & Synthesize Your Findings Faster – part of UX Lecture Series.
    • noon-1pm PT 10FWD and air mozilla

Friday, 04 May

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Migration happened last week

  • Firefox team had an amazing work week in Toronto last week, still getting it all blogged, but so far:
    • Felipe presented about finding memory leaks using about:cc

    • Dave Camp has the dev tools scratchpad backending to gists
    • jorendorff has a patch in progress for exposing the Debugger object to scratchpads
    • Several members of the desktop team have a prototype sign-in to browser implementation standing up
    • more to come!

Firefox Android

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Drumbeat

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
Inside the Root Shell Brandon Burton, via Vidyo A new weekly interview series with Mozilla IT, starting May 7th. N/A Email insidetherootshell@mozilla.com with questions you’d like to know about Mozilla IT folks.
Mozilla Crafts Show and Tell Janet Swisher, in SF Mozilla logo crochet project Mozilla dino ski hat Previous project: Firefox hat

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?
Diana Livits Dave Slater Mountain View Partner Relationships for Mozilla Marketplace
Matt Grimes (blog) David Tenser Eskilstuna (via Vidyo) Support Analytics for SUMO/Input/social media
Jedediah Parsons Ben Adida Mountain View Software Engineer
Maria Sandberg Bryan Clark Mountain View User Experience Designers
Dale Harvey Faramarz Rashed UK Front-end, Boot to Gecko
Carl Meyer Clint Talbert Rapid City, SD Software Tools Developer, Web Development
Scott Downe Ryan Merkley Toronto, ON Developer
Leah Gilliam Chris Lawrence Brooklyn, NY Hive NYC Portfolio Strategist

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?
Kevin Ngo Mike Morgan Mountain View Web Dev
Jacques Uber Michael Coates? Mountain View
Doug Sherk Jeff Gilbert Mountain View

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)

IT

  • More database work than you can shake a stick at

  • developer.mozilla.org will be down on Tuesday, May 8th for a move to the new data center
  • moved cvs.mozilla.org to SCL3 – file any issues under mozilla.org – Server Operations : Developer Services
  • prep new product distribution environment in SCL3, plan to move this week
  • work on moving MXR out of SJC1, see post to mozilla.dev.planning or Yammer for details and how to help test
  • begin work on a multi-homed AMO/Marketplace environment by extending the db master to a M-M setup between Phoenix and Santa Clara
  • dealt with more load balancer issues in Phoenix, came up with a combination of Zeus and Myricom 10g NICs that appears to work well
  • moved our infra backup system last week from SJC1 to SCL3: the SpectraLogic tape library, HP server that has it attached and a 10 TB storage array used for faster backups and restores.
  • relops
    • replaced dm-wwwbuild01 (build.mozilla.org web) with new vm in scl3

    • all new linux build/try vms (to replace the 100 vms in sjc1) added to staging in scl3
    • replaced cruncher with new vm in scl3
    • migrated opsi config management servers for releng to scl3
    • production rabbit server upgrade
    • prototype design complete for panda board rackmount solution
    • reorganized some of mtv1 machine room in preparation for construction
    • moved community mac minis (seamonkey, camino) from sjc1 to scl1

Services

Firefox

Platform

  • Web Standards meetings this week and next:

    • May 1-2 W3C WebApps WG in Mountain View / Hosted by Microsoft

    • May 3-4 W3C HTML WG in Mountain View / Hosted by Microsoft
    • May 9-11 W3C CSS WG in Hamburg / Hosted by Adobe
  • See the Events page for further details, and connect with the respective Standards people if you have something to contribute, questions, issues. – Tantek

Messaging

Mobile

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

  • Affiliates

    • No releases planned until after WebDev workweek
  • AMO
    • New builds available for paypal tests

    • Audit of existing selenium tests for AMO underway
  • Marketplace
    • Initial pull request for Marketplace test
  • Jetpack Builder (aka FlightDeck)
  • Mozilla.com
    • pushed Firefox 12 bugs
  • Mozillians
  • MDN
    • no push this week
  • Socorro
  • SUMO
    • Continuous deployment, no updates
  • MozTrap
    • Planning for Selenium development

QA Community

Automation Services

Automation & Tools

Security

Calendar and Meeting details

General Meeting Details 
* IRC Channel: #security 
* Etherpad: http://etherpad.mozilla.com:9000/secreview 
* Vidyo: https://v.mozilla.com/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=5XEMsG1ApA4b (Room 9058)
* Dial-in Info (phone): 
** In office or soft phone: extension 92 
** US/INTL: 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 then extension 92 
** Toronto: 416-848-3114 then extension 92 
** Toll-free: 800-707-2533 then password 369 
** Conference num 99058

For updates to meetings please see the Security Review Calendar

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

Learn more about our teams when they are in town in mid-May!

1) On Saturday May 12 we’ll be having an “open workday” allowing anyone to contribute to our teams – in-person in Mountain View or remotely via AirMozilla & IRC. Details at http://webfwdopenworkday.eventbrite.com/

2) On Monday May 14 our teams will present brief lightning talks at the All-Hands Meeting.

Foundation Updates

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