Meeting Notes

16-December-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-12-15

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • 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

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/

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Andrew Sliwinski, PDX (Remote)

Speakers

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

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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)

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
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    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

9-December-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-12-08

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

A big thanks to Mardi for inviting Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to help us “Just celebrate Mozilla” in Mozlandia.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 08 December

  • JSFest Oakland Dec 7-13 in Oakland, CA
    • JSFest is a week long festival organized by numerous members of the JavaScript community
    • Jen Adwent-Fong speaking

Friday, 12 December

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: Remote (mfinkle)

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Brooklyn (Chris Lawrence)

· Contributor Goal Update

Speakers

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

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
Yushin Cho Tim Terriberry Mountain View Mountain View Codec Engineer working on Daala
Linda Ypulong Albert Villarde Mountain View San Francisco Mozilla Operations Center (MOC) Manager

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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)

Automation & Tools

Engagement

Events

  • Want more productive team work weeks? Want to stop bike-shedding? Become an expert facilitator! The Agile Coaching Institute is holding their 2.5 day Agile Facilitator class in Moz SF space Jan 29-30. Group discounts available. For more information visit: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/2TKBil02Lp

  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

25-November-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-11-24

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • A big THANK YOU to all localizers on MDN. We started the year with 4 locales 100% translated; now we have 11 and several more very close! This represents a huge amount of work localizing the open web’s documentation. Feel free to help them.
  • Thank you to VP7, Nino, Gio, and shoewilliam for their help with the cross-platform testing of Marketplace apps on desktop!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 25 November

  • Apps and Marketplace Day will be 1-5pm in the Portland Hilton, Pavilion Ballroom West. If you are at the coincident work week, please join us to find out everything that’s happening with Firefox Marketplace and Open Web Apps!

Saturday, 29 November

  • JSCONF Argentina in Buenos Aires on Nov 29th
    • Andreas Gal is the keynote speaker of this first JSConf to be organized in Latin America.
    • A pre-event workshop to showcase the Dev Browser Edition to the local programer community is organized by Mozillian Guillermo Movia and his team, Felipe and Pablo.

Sunday, 30 November

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • FF10 launch check in
  • Search changes

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: MTV (Asa)

  • Over the last two weeks, we’ve seen 360 patches from 197 Mozillians with 7 first time OS contributors.
  • Flame Phone Updates
    • Two weeks ago our Flame partner shipped Firefox 2.0 for the Flame with an over-the-air-update.
    • Large shipment of Flames arrived in MTV on Friday. If you’ve reached out to me with a request for a Flame or I’ve offered to send you one, expect to get a shipping notice in the next couple of days. If you’re in MTV, you can swing by my desk to pick up your device. I will try to bring a batch to Portland for folks wanting to avoid shipping.
    • As soon as we have our first Foxtrot builds (we’re working with our Flame partner on this) I’ll be flashing those to the 200 Foxtrot Flames and shipping those out.
  • Interesting New Features & Fixes
    • 1081731 – Add private browsing to Firefox OS in Gaia
    • 1020847 – Support handwriting for Simplified Chinese
    • 1082675 – Enable app-grouping by default
    • 1095727 – Tweak fling curving prefs
    • 1066888 – Overscroll physics improvements
    • 1092104 – The first level Settings menu items should never be disabled
    • 1092888 – Enable selection carets for non-editable fields

CTO Update

Speaker Location

Speakers

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
Azita Rashed / Dave Herman CTO Office Updates from the CTO Mountain View and Remote No N/A N/A
Andrea Wood Fundraising Updates on our end-of-year fundraising efforts plus Official Mozilla Gear (PDF of presentation here) Remote Yes NA https://wiki.mozilla.org/Foundation/EOY
Dave Steer Advocacy Help us recruit Open Web Fellows! San Francisco Yes NA advocacy.mozilla.org
Michael Huang Firefox OS Firefox OS Zen Launch in India would like to share a Video only No https://www.dropbox.com/s/wlx5rxne6o286v1/FoxNews-001%20v2.mp4?dl=0 N/A
Chris Riley Public Policy Net Neutrality San Francisco No NA https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/

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
Andrea Rice Andreas Gal Mountain View Mountain View Executive Assistant to CTO

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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)

Cloud Services

  • Content Services Housekeeping
    • Preparing for Portland Work Week
  • User Personalization (UP)
    • The Interest Dashboard has been live for 2 weeks.
    • We’re continuing to develop and would love your feedback. Please send them to up-feedback@mozilla.com
  • Tiles
    • Tiles are live in 25 countries right now
    • Mozilla Foundation launched their fundraising tile last week (Support Mozilla)
    • Brown Bag for Community Tiles will be scheduled today, details to be announced next week

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

18-November-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-11-17

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • Thanks to Richard Milewski for launching Air Mozilla access on the Roku platform so people can watch Mozilla events on their home TV screens. (And for open sourcing your bowties to the Mozilla community!)

Upcoming Events

Monday, 17 November

  • (kinda late) Firefox 10th Anniversary Party in Zurich, Switzerland. We’ll have cake too!
  • ApacheCon Europe Nov 17th-21st 2014 in Budapest, Hungary
    • Attending Mozillian Jason Weathersby
    • ApacheCon brings together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, big data and cloud computing.
  • MEF Global Forum Conference Nov 17th-19th in San Francisco, CA
    • Speaker Rick Fant
    • MEF Global Forum is a must-attend international gathering for senior executives who are looking to grow their mobile business and meet potential partners from around the globe. The two-day program also features the Meffy’s, an Awards Gala Dinner, and various networking activities which offers an exciting new perspective and deal-making platform for mobile success.

Tuesday, 18 November

  • MozillaWiki community call: 8:30 AM PST, 16:30 UTC, all are welcome.
  • Learning Resource Directory community call: 13:00 PST (21:00 UTC) via Vidyo (details).
  • Join the Matchstick development team to discuss the concept of the first Firefox OS powered HDMI dongle for TVs, being released in February 2015. Developers will get to see media-casting demonstrations, try out some basic apps, and discuss potential content and gaming opportunities on TVs through paired interactions with Firefox browsers and Firefox OS phones. Event is hosted at San Francisco common area at 4:30 PM. Live stream and archive will be on Air Mozilla: https://air.mozilla.org/matchstick-developer-meetup/ or on Mozilla’s Roku channel: http://bit.ly/1ohNXgT

Wednesday, 19 November

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

  • JSCONF Asia and CSS CONF Asia Nov 19th-21st 2014 in Singapore
    • Mozillian Arky attending
    • CSSConf is an event that wants to bring designers in touch with web implementation and front-end devs closer to the design thinking. It’s a one-track 1day international conference and part of the CSSConf world-wide events series. JSConf is for web developers of all flavors, to educate, inspire and entertain about the technologies and methodologies that make for a greater web experience

Thursday, 20 November

Friday, 21 November

  • NetHui South 2014 Nov 21st-22nd 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand
    • Mozillian Blair McBride attending/speaking
    • NetHui South 2014 is a 2 day event that serves as a platform to bring together those involved with or interested in Internet issues from all round New Zealand, with a focus on Canterbury and the South Island
  • CODAME ART & TECH Virtual Reality Event Nov 21st 2014 in SF, Mozilla Commons Area
    • Mozillian Josh Carpenter speaking
    • Join hackers and artists at Mozilla San Francisco, as CODAME presents an evening of virtual reality experimentation and education. Be inspired, meet other VR pioneers and see how easy it is to start building your own VR worlds on the open web
  • Codemotion Madrid Nov 21st-22nd 2014. Madrid, Spain.
    • Mozilla Hispano will be there with a Booth and 2 talks related to Firefox OS.
    • One of the biggest techie events in Spain, with more than 2.000 attendees. More info on the website.

Saturday, 22 November

  • Adacamp Bangalore 22nd and 23rd November 2014. Bangalore, India.
    • AdaCamp is a conference dedicated to increasing women’s participation in open technology and culture: open source software, Wikipedia and other wiki-related projects.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Johnath (Toronto), then Chris More (Mountain View)

Firefox for Android

Speaker Location: Finkle (remote)

  • New tablet UI is enabled by default on Nightly

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: SF (Jaime Chen)

  • In The News:
    • Africacom, the major mobile technology event for Africa was last week. Rick Fant was highlighted as a speaker at the event.
    • Following up on news of FirefoxOS’s entry into African markets, a lot of press coverage, including coming out from the conference:
      • Quote: “Alcatel is also a partner for Mozilla’s Firefox OS, with the web giant set to bring the platform to Africa and South Africa. When can we expect Firefox phones from Alcatel then? “We are looking at bringing Firefox devices to South Africa in 2015,” Wittman said, with the first devices launching in Q1 2015. The company has four Firefox OS devices in total, but the first wave will see two phones launched in SA, in the form of the Fire C and Fire E. Wittman said the Fire C will have a “sub-R1000″ price tag and the Fire E will have a “sub-R2000″ price-point.”
  • 2.2 Release Update:
    • Dev Start : 2014-11-24 (Gecko 37 will be on m-c and gaia master)
    • Feature Landing Readiness: 2015-02-09
    • Feature Landing : 2015/02/23 (Gecko 38, base for FxOS 2.2 will be on mozilla-aurora and gaia v2.2 branch created)
    • Feature Complete : 2015-04-06 (Gecko 38 moves to mozilla-beta and mozilla-b2g38_v2_2 is created)

Web Compat

Speaker Location: vidyo (miketaylr)

Speakers

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
Armen Zambrano Automation and Tools Engineer A-team’s mission Toronto Please show http://slides.com/armenzg/mozilla_ateam_mission–2/live Live slides Live slides dev.platform survey A-team mission
Christie Koehler Community Building Building a Learning Resource Directory (LRD) Portland No N/A blog post with more details, Learning Resources

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
Aaron Meihm Joe Stevensen Mountain View Remote; Canada OpSec
Lynda Acojido Anika Briner Mountain View Mountain View People

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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

Two Device launches Last Week – We’ve now added Russia (Megafon) and Philippines (Cherry Mobile) to the list of countries where FxOS devices are available. Go Team! (See http://nickdesaulniers.github.io/where-is-firefox-os/ ).

Content Services

  • Content Services General
    • About to post our work week schedule and welcome all to attend
  • Tiles
    • Technical posts coming to Advancing Content
    • Post Tiles announcement, we’re monitoring the state of the debate online and will follow up with more communications in the coming weeks

Messaging

  • Thunderbird is preparing for our 10th year anniversary on Dec 7, with a total budget of $200.
  • Thunderbird, as the dominant open-source desktop messaging client, has been approached by Fastmail to implement their JMAP protocol for messaging (a JSON-based replacement for IMAP and ActiveSync), which also has preliminary support from Google and Apple.

Engagement

Events

  • FOSDEM 2015. January 31st to February 2nd. Bruselles, Belgium.
    • Gently reminder: Deadline to submit your proposals: December 1st.
    • We will announce the accepted talks on December 15th.
    • More info on Discourse topic (how to submit the talk, suggested topics, etc).
      • Feel free to reach franc at mozilla dot com for any inquiry.

  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

29-September-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-09-29

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • Congratulations to Rabimba Karanjai for being awarded a Loft Video Game Innovation Fellowship from the Entertainment Software Association, for his Firefox OS game Math Racer. Best wishes to him for his trip to Washington DC on October 1-3 to present his game to White House and Congressional representatives interested in games in STEM education.
  • Congratulations to Leona Szalai, who localizes social media content for Firefox into Hungarian, on her recent nuptials.
  • Thank you to Brian King and Guillermo Movia for hand-carrying swag across 3 continents so Marcelo Poli could receive his app reviewer prizes.
  • Thank you to JP for making Community Building a P1 this week!
  • Thank you to Sofien (Chaasof) for being a star Wiki gardener.
  • Thank you to everyone who put in extra hours on last week’s NSS security chemspill. An especially large thank you to Kai Engert for driving the patches to the finish line and landing them on the myriad release branches we had to deal with.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 30 September

  • Brown Bag event: Firefox OS HDMI Dongle
    • 11:30a-1:30p at Mozilla MTV MozSpace, in the MTV Commons
    • Will be available via AirMozilla
    • Come pick up a device to try out!

Thursday, 02 October

  • 10:00 AM Pacific / 17:00 UTC: Grow Mozilla discussion — a forum for discussing community building at Mozilla

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: MV (cbeard) London (johnath)

  • Firefox at 10 years stuff (cbeard)
  • Unheralded Heroics
    • Chemspills
    • Mac signing

Cloud Services

Speaker Location: San Francisco (Bill Maggs)

Mozilla Location Service – Look for a new, much improved Mozstumbler in Google Play Store in the coming weeks! Many, many community stumbling events in planning stages. Contact your rep or Pierros Papadeas (ppapadeas@mozilla.com).

Firefox Accounts – FxA is available for Mozilla services. It’s not hard! Resources on MDN here. If you would like FxA to do auth for your service, please contact Bill Maggs (bill@mozilla.com) or Chris Karlof (ckarlof@mozilla.com).

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location: Mark Surman (Toronto); William Quiviger (remote)

  • Update on Community Tiger Team activities.
  • Moving forward with six Contribution Challenges.
  • Team is also working on: survey to better understand community health and a communications plan.
  • William Quiviger to give an update on the FXOS Local Content Challenge

Contribution Challenges:

  • Firefox : Firefox 10
    • Business Owner’s: Winston/Eric; Community Liaisons: Kristin Baird/Brian King
    • Defining a plan targeted at driving downloads as part of the Firefox 10th Anniversary campaign.
  • Firefox Growth:
    • Business Owner: Chris More; Community Liaison: Larissa Shapiro
    • Identifying opportunities for community participation as part of the Growth team initiatives.
  • FXOS Local Content:
    • Business Owner: Sakina Goth; Community Liaison: William Q.
    • Finalizing plan to produce a large volume of high quality hyper-local content for FXOS users in India and Mexico, in a very short time frame, and in parallel, train Mozillians to become skilled evangelists and developer mentors to ensure long-term sustained support and mentorship for local developers creating hyper-local content for FXOS
  • FXOS in market Communications:
    • Business Owner: Erica Jostedt/Tristan Nitot; Community Liaison: Guillermo Movia
    • Finalizing a communications plan to continue to drive momentum/exposure for FXOS post launch. Plan will focus activities in India & Mexico.
  • FXOS + Webmaker:
    • Business Owner: David Ascher; Community Liaison: Michelle Thorne
    • Finalizing plan focused on user research that helps us understand ways that ‘user generated apps’ can solve problems for the next billion web users. Beta testing to begin in Oct; with kickoff at MozFest.
    • Will actively play a role in shipping Mobile Webmaker (aka Appmaker) through user testing at Maker Parties and conduct interviews with feature phone users to understand the problems they want to solve.
  • Tiles:
    • Business Owner: Sean Bohan; Community Liaison: Michelle Marovich
    • Define a system to generate content for regional community tiles in 20 launch markets for October 15 and put an ongoing structure in place for regional communities to own the content schedule for regional community tiles.

IT/Operations

Speaker Location: MTV (guillermo)

Vidyo has released Vidyo Desktop v3.3.0 (27) with the below added features and fixes. This release has already been tested within IT and is ready to be released to the organization. Here are the details for the rollout:

Rollout Dates:
A week from now, this update will become mandatory on Monday 10/6/2014.
Today, you can download the client w/ the following links below.

New Features:
Join a conference with camera, mic and/or speakers muted Join a conference with your full screen shared and camera, mic, speakers muted Easier access to your rooms public link via client UI Many bug fixes for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Download Links

OS X: https://mozilla.box.com/s/8ap0iclutieqrnh5kq2j

Windows: https://mozilla.box.com/s/exlu99fpm07h0r4xkpqc

Ubuntu: https://mozilla.box.com/s/bmf2ukxe1avjq6a2bdz5

Ubuntu64: https://mozilla.box.com/s/yzjf3dnes6grn6dz470c

RPM: https://mozilla.box.com/s/92in19khtgr1yb7qitmo

RPM64: https://mozilla.box.com/s/wza4c8nzz3k01n5cnf6j

Note: after upgrading, a pop-up will appear saying that you do not have a current version. Please select “Not Now” and the do not remind me checkbox.

Speakers

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
Sean Martell Art Director Update on the MozID logo project Remotely – my house outside Toronto Not sharing my screen, but when I’m finished talking I’d like to play a video available at the link shown here. Video is on this page. https://blog.mozilla.org/creative/
Marshall Erwin Privacy & Data Security Database dumping practices Mountain View No No Email questions to merwin@mozilla.com
Liz Compton Legal Affairs Manager Update from Legal San Francisco No https://mana.mozilla.org/wiki/display/LGL/Legal+Resources+Home, https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/legal/, https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/ Provide feedback on any of the above here: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/9wwHAN2CwL
Bill Mills Science Lab Community Manager Open Source Science Projects! Moz Vancouver No None Original call for proposals.
Sakina Groth Product Marketing Manager Developer Brown Bag: The first Firefox OS HDMI Dongle! Remote No None Go here to watch the brown bag presentations remotely tomorrow
Bhavana Bajaj Release Manger Update on Firefox OS Release Cadence (Readonly) No None Go here to watch the brown bag presentations remotely tomorrow or join us in MTV Commons at 9am PT on 9/30

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
Xidorn Quan Jet Villegas San Francisco Australia-Remote Layout
David Anderson Andreas Gal Mountain View Mountain View Graphics
Suzanne Hetrick Dave Slater Mountain View Mountain View Executive Assistant to Dave
Fabio Rios Michaela Smiley Remote San Francisco User Engagement
Lindsay Saunders Caitlin Galimidi Portland San Francisco Program Management – Marketplace
Fernando Jimenez Moreno David Scravaglieri Paris Netherlands-Remote Firefox OS Engineering
Sharyl Sun Jill Alvarez Mountain View San Francisco University Recruiter

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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)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1054141 You can now configure Bugzilla to never send you email about changes made by a particular user
  • bug 891199 Clicking on “NEEDINFO” at the top of the page now scrolls you to the comment requesting the information
  • bug 1037663 When creating a bug, task-specific bug entry forms are now displayed

All changes.

Engagement

Web Compatibility

See the Minutes


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

22-September-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-09-22

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • “Grazie” to Sandro Della Giustina for localization work on the Italian version of Firefox activations directory. “Gracias” to Hernan Rodriguez Colmeiro for localization of the Argentinian activations directory. “Xie Xie” to Peter Chen and Eric Tsai for localization of the Taiwanese activations directory. “Arigatou”, to Chiko Shimizu for localization of the Japanese activations directory.
  • Thanks to Mike Poessy and Melissa OConnor for their work to support the Belize Teach the Web event.
  • Thanks to Guillaume Demesy and Alexa Roman for their invaluable weekly work on [WebCompat.com] site.
  • Thanks to Knight Yoshi and MystMaker for their frequent and useful contributions to the Add-ons Forum.
  • Thanks to Craig Cook for being really awesome throughout the Get Involved redesign process!
  • Thanks to Clarissa Sorenson for putting community building into the onboarding process!

Upcoming Events

This Week

  • QE (Quality Engineering) is relaunching the Testdays program with a new focus on mentorship – activities are scheduled all week – please join us in the #qa channel on irc.mozilla.org

Tuesday, 23 September

Wednesday, 24 September

Homebrew Website Club Meetup

  • Portland (@MozPDX) and San Francisco (@MozSF)! (CHI & MSP off this week)
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb discussions and hack night

Are you creating your own website? Indie reader? Personal publishing web app? Or some other digital magic-cloud proxy?

If so (or you want to!), come on by and join a gathering of people with like-minded interests. Bring your friends that want to start a personal web site. Exchange information, swap ideas, talk shop, help work on a project…

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

Mozillians Town Hall – Brand Initiatives

Supporting Cultural Heritage Open Source Software

  • Sept 24 and 25, happening in Atlanta, GA, USA and online
  • Mozillian Jennie Rose Halperin will be speaking

Thursday, 25 September

Friday, 26 September

PyCon India 2014

  • Sep 26-28 in Bangalore, India
  • Mozillian Abdul Rauf helping to organize

Saturday, 27 September

Accessibility Camp Toronto

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Mozillian David Bolter attending
  • Mozilla sponsorship

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: SF (Eric)

Firefox For Android

Speaker Location: remote (mfinkle)

  • Guest browsing indicator in the System Notification area
  • File downloads are being added to the System Download Manager
    • Costs an Android permission
    • Interactions might to be improved

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: MTV (Asa Dotzler)

  • Firefox OS launched in Bangaladesh! Grameenphone (local Telenor operator/carrier) lauched the (Symphony manufactured) GoFox F15 for approximately $60 last week.
  • Mozilla is beginning transition to KitKat builds for the Flame. Will be posting a KitKat-based Firefox OS 2.0 “testing” build to the MDN Flame page this week.
  • This last week, about 100 people checked in just over 200 fixes to Firefox OS. First time contributors to Firefox OS this week included:
    • Zhenqing Liu <zhenqing.liu@spreadtrum.com> fixed bug 1021838 FX OS crash in nsWifiMonitor::Onready(unsigned int, nsIWifiScanResult**)
    • Phil Ringnalda [philor] <philringnalda@gmail.com> fixed bug 968645 Forms mochitests disabled on b2g desktop
    • Lars T Hansen [lth] <lhansen@mozilla.com> fixed bug 1068539 Gecko not booting anymore due to “bad serialized structured data (unhandled typed array element type)”
    • Goutam <goutamnair7@gmail.com> fixed bug 1023259 The contact number is shown incompletely in the contact detail screen of SMS conversion when the contact phone label is more than 19 characters.
    • gauravmittal <gauravmittal1995@gmail.com> fixed bug 1057795 Clean up MozL10n API use in Cost Control
    • Andreas Larsson <andreas3.larsson@sonymobile.com> fixed bug 1069810 Homescreen application does not handle basic authentication in icon urls.
  • Foxtrot applications evaluated. Results to be sent out to all applicants today or tomorrow. Phone shipments still TBD — still waiting on builds.
  • Mozilla has received 500 VIA Vixen tablets for the Tablet Contribution Program. The TCP coordinators have just begun planning for the application process.

Content Services

Speaker Location: NYC (Sean Bohan)

  • Tiles
    • Tiles continues in Beta
    • Tiles Delivery Service testing GeoIP support for per country Tiles
    • The l10n team has done an amazing job getting Mozilla tiles translated, with 34 countries completed in less than 2 weeks. Thanks to CHoffman, Pike, MatJaz, the l10n team and the contributors who all helped

Speakers

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
William Reynolds Product manager for Community Tools Get vouched, vouch others on Mozillians.org Mozilla SF No Display this blog post Wiki with FAQ, Original announcement about vouching changes
Michelle Thorne Webmaker Mentor Team Maker Party 2014. Party don’t stop! Mozilla Toronto Yes File:Makerparty 2014 recap.pdf 127K Webmakers host over 2513 Maker Parties
Anthony Duignan-Cabrera The Open Standard The Open Standard Mozilla NYC No No https://wiki.mozilla.org/The_Open_Standard

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
Johan Lorenzo Tony Chung Mountain View Paris Mobile QA
Francisco Picolini Robyn Chau Mozilla Las Vegas Madrid Community Events

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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

Vidyo has released Vidyo Desktop v3.3.0 (27) with the below added features and fixes. This release has already been tested within IT and is ready for a second round of testing and feedback. If you would like to help test, please use the download links below to install the client and add your feedback to the feedback doc also linked below. Please update us as we would like to release the client to all of Mozilla by Monday 9/28 or 10/6 depending on feedback received.

Note: after upgrading, a pop-up will appear saying that you do not have a current version. Please select “Not Now” and the do not remind me checkbox.

Features
Join a conference with camera, mic and/or speakers muted
Join a conference with your full screen shared and camera, mic, speakers muted
Easier access to your rooms public link via client UI
Many bug fixes for Windows, Mac and Linux

Download Links
OS X: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcZnd6M2RnNWhybVU
Windows: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcXy11aWhoTzNzRVk
Ubuntu: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcQlIzdmppYmJKQ00
Ubuntu64: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcNXZYeDBVcG9iT00
RPM: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcNkhRcFZJOURVenc
RPM64: https://drive.google.com/a/mozilla.com/file/d/0BzyYWLVB7bEcVE5pU3RmRXJPYjQ

Feedback Doc https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjyYWLVB7bEcdEYxaldFYXVqcGpxdW02dGNYUDN5QVE&usp=sharing

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1021902 You can now see a history of a review’s requests (time taken, etc). Look for the “Review History” link on their profile page.
  • bug 1052851 It’s now possible to search for bugs where the assignee hasn’t logged in to Bugzilla for a while (eg. http://mzl.la/1AQRMd7)

All changes.

Engagement

Web Compatibility

Web Compat Summary

  • closed 104 Desktop issues, 7 Mobile issues
  • opened 4, Desktop issues, 5 Mobile issues
  • Started a discussion about our future plans for 2015, and quarter goals in 2014.
  • We had a temporary issues with GitHub which closed all the Webcompat repos for a couple of hours, but came back on after we contacted them.

  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

Mozilla Project: 2014-09-15

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 4:19 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • Thank you for the Mozillians who supported Mozilla’s presence at JSfest in Berlin last week, as part of Reject.JS, CSSconf EU, and JSConf EU.
    • Tim Taubert, Freddy Braun, Christian Heilmann, Jeff Griffiths, Angelina Fabbro, Axel Hecht, Margaret Leibovic, Guillaume Marty, Gregor Wagner, Jan Jongboom, Romain Gauthier, Soledad Penades, Julian Viereck, Tom Schuster, Jordan Santell.
  • Thank you to Clint Talbert, Rebecca Billings, Hal Wine, and Karl Thiessen for volunteering at the joint event with Open Hatch at CCSF this weekend!
  • Thank you to Rosana for her amazing work on ReMo camp.
  • Thank you to Denelle Dixon-Thayer, Sean Bohan, Darren Herman, Jason Schmidt, Lara Fischer-Zernin, JB Piacentino and Mike Manning for a great “spiel” at Germany’s Digital Marketing Exposition.
  • “Obrigado” to Marco Aurélio Krause for localization of the Firefox Activations Directory into Portuguese. “Muchas Gracias” to Ricardo Palomares for localization into Spanish.
  • Thanks to Firefox app developer Varun Malhotra, who is now developing & testing apps with Firefox app-manager and his new Intex Cloud FX Phone, despite some initial setup challenges.
  • Big thank you to Clarissa Sorenson for bringing community training to her weekly New Hire orientation sessions!

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 17 September

  • S2LQ 2014 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    • Frédéric Harper will be presenting “L’état de l’Open Source en 2014 Est-ce que l’Open Source n’est vraiment qu’une question de logiciel libre? Quels en sont les avantages? Y a-t-il anguille sous roche? En se basant sur l’expérience de Mozilla avec Firefox, ainsi que sur l’ensemble de son parcours professionnel, Frédéric Harper vous parlera de l’état de l’Open Source en 2014.”
  • FITC Web Unleashed 2014 in Toronto, Canada
    • Vladimir Vukicevik, Frédéric Harper, tofumatt presenting

Thursday, 18 September

  • 10:00 AM Pacific / 17:00 UTC: Grow Mozilla discussion — a forum for discussing community building at Mozilla
  • Nordic.js in Stockholm, Sweden
    • Robert Nyman presenting “The Five Stages of Development”
    • Sergi Mansilla presenting “The Fourth Dimension”

Friday, 19 September

  • From the Front in Bologna, Italy
    • Christian Heilmann presenting “Rubbing the Sankara Stones the Wrong Way”

Next Week

  • 24-September — Mozillians Town Hall : Brand Initiatives (10:00am PT – 11:00am PT)

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

Firefox for Android

Speaker Location: (remote: mfinkle)

  • New Tablet UI
    • The new WIP tablet UI refresh has started landing in Nightly
    • Use the “Setting > Display > Enable new tablet UI” to enable it

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Asa Dotzler (Vidyo fail. Potch, can you read off the names of the four first time committers to Firefox OS? Thanks!)

Content Services

Speaker Location: Darren Herman via Vidyo – NYC

  • Please check out the Subscribe To Web brown bag on Thursday A movement to create an alternative to advertising to fund the Web
  • Tiles has landed in Beta, an open call to all Mozillians if you have friends or family in advertising or marketing and want to make an introduction for us, pls contact contentservices@mozilla.com
  • Thanks to all who made Dmexco (Cologne, Germany) a success. Our presentations and participation were received well.

Webmaker

Speaker Location: nonverbal

  • Today is the last official day of the Maker Party campaign (though the making never stops!). We’ll share an update with numbers/successes next week.

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location: Surman / Mitchell – Berlin

  • A month back, we assembled a tiger team on the community goal.
    • Mark Surman, Mitchell, Mary Ellen Muckerman, David Boswell, Brian King, Michelle Thorne, Kristin Baird
    • Working with community teams from across Mozilla
  • Our first action is to pilot the idea of “contribution challenges” to tie the volunteer community to new initiatives that aim to have immediate term impact on topline goals.
  • Over this past weekend, the team worked with the reps at RemoCamp this weekend to iterate and advance the challenges and define volunteer community ownership.
  • Working with the business owner for each goal, these are the challenges that we have prioritized to do between now and the end of the year:
  • Firefox : Firefox 10 and Growth
    • Define a number of initiatives that promote Firefox growth, that we can test during the Firefox 10 campaign. These are a combination of promotions based around events, product features, and so on. The ultimate goal is drive downloads.
  • FXOS Local Presence:
    • Produce a large volume of high quality hyper-local content for FXOS users in India and Mexico, in a very short time frame, and in parallel, train Mozillians to become skilled evangelists and developer mentors to ensure long-term sustained support and mentorship for local developers creating hyper-local content for FXOS
  • FXOS in market Communications:
    • Enable our local communities to be the ongoing voice of FFOS / mozilla in their locales through a range of communications channels, as appropriate in their locals.
  • FXOS + Webmaker:
    • Training and user surveys that help us understand ways that ‘user generated apps’ can solve problems for the next billion web users.
    • Will actively play a role in shipping Mobile Webmaker (aka Appmaker) through user testing at Maker Parties and conduct interviews with feature phone users to understand the problems they want to solve.
  • Tiles:
    • Define a system to generate content for regional community tiles in 20 launch markets for October 15 and put an ongoing structure in place for regional communities to own the content schedule for regional community tiles.

Speakers

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
John Slater Creative Director Update on the MozID logo project + how you can help San Francisco Not sharing my screen. Please display this page. https://blog.mozilla.org/creative/
Scott DeVaney Editorial Manager, Firefox Marketplace New Marketplace redesign San Francisco Not sharing my screen Please display this page. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Marketplace/Contributing/Apps/CommunityCuration

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
Shing Lyu Brian Huang Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / QA Engineer
Eden Chuang Eric Chau Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Software Engineer
Scott Wu Mike Tsai Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / UX Designer
Bobby Chien Howie Chang Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Engineering Project Manager
Wesly Huang Wayne Chang Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Technical Account Manager
Alastor Wu Randy Lin Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Software Engineer
Jonathan Hao Ethan Tseng Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Software Engineer
Ricky Chien Tim Chein Taipei Taipei Firefox OS / Software Engineer
Paul Johnson Geoffrey MacDougall Toronto San Francisco Marketing and Communications for the Foundation
Andrew Osmond Mike Habicher CA Remote CA Remote Firefox OS / Software Engineer
Matt Rosenberg Anthony Duignan-Cabrera New York Seattle Remote Senior Editor, West Coast, The Open Standard
Kevin Zawacki Anthony Duignan-Cabrera New York New York Senior Editor, East Coast, The Open Standard
Cory Price Chris More Mountain View Mountain View Senior Web Project Engineer (Technical Project Manager), Engagement’s user facing websites and web applications
Eugene Jung Albert Villarde Mountain View Office Mountain View Office Desktop Systems
Kory Salsbury Melissa O’Connor San Francisco Office San Francisco Office End User Services

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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)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1054138 You can now filter Bugmail by specifying a string which matches that field’s name

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

Mozilla Project: 2014-09-08

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 4:17 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

A huge “spaceba” to Max Zhilyaev for marketing tag line translations for the Russian activations directory. “Domo Arigato Gozaimasu” to Manabu Ito for marketing tag line translations for the Japanese activations directory. “Děkuji” to Michal Stanke for localization of the Czech activations directory.

Jorge Aparicio (japaric) created the Eulermark benchmark from the Project Euler problems, demonstrating that Rust compares favorably to C++ in many cases.

Thank you to Bob Reyes for wrangling the Mozilla Philippines community work last week!

All hail CodingFree, who worked over the weekend to review several updates to the ConnectA2 app to help fix the connectivity issues in India.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 08 September

Please send your contribution opportunities for the Community Newsletter to jhalperin@mozilla.com

The latest edition of DevPulse is out – take a peek to see all the great stuff happening in the world of developers, the web & Mozilla, and email diane@mozilla to be added to the email dist list.

Tuesday, 09 September

3pm-3.30pm BST: Introduction to Web Audio – live from Mozilla London!

12pm – 1pm PT: reddit AMA on net neutrality with Dave Steer and Chris Riley. Please participate here.

Intern Presentations!

  • 1:00PM 1:00- Filipe Gonçalves, “Coping with memory addiction: tricking Firefox OS for fun and profit” SF
  • 1:30PM 1:30- Bernardo Rittmeyer, “TBD” SF
  • 2:00PM 2:00- John Zeller, “TBD” SF
  • 2:30PM 2:30- Chance Zibolski, “Heka, the “Swiss Army Knife” of Data” SF

Bi-weekly Markeplace Community Meeting: 10am Pacific. It’s getting easier to plug into this project, so come and see how you can make an impact this month.

Mozilla Wiki team meeting (Wiki Working Group): 8:30am PT / 15:30 UTC (in your timezone). Agenda & How-to participate: MozillaWiki:Team#Meetings

Wednesday, 10 September

A Day of Action to protect net neutrality (read about Mozilla’s involvement here)

Homebrew Website Club Meetup

  • Chicago, Minneapolis, Portland (@MozPDX), and San Francisco (@MozSF)!
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb discussions and hack night

Are you creating your own website? Indie reader? Personal publishing web app? Or some other digital magic-cloud proxy?

If so (or you want to!), come on by and join a gathering of people with like-minded interests. Bring your friends that want to start a personal web site. Exchange information, swap ideas, talk shop, help work on a project…

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

Mozpub

  • Mozfest Volunteer social in the common space at Mozilla LDN from 18:30- 21:00
  • Sign up here to attend

Intern Presentations!

  • 1:00- Sylvain Cleymans, “Better, faster, lighter: improving the mobile web experience with the Janus proxy” MV
  • 1:30- Dean Johnson, “TBD” MV
  • 2:00- Ian Kronquist, “TBD” MV
  • 2:30- Tyler Smith, “TBD” MV

Thursday, 11 September

Reject.JS

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Romain Gauthier presenting “WebRTC – A Tale of Beekeeping”

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00- Robert Bindar, “Hacking through notifications” SF
  • 1:30- Sean Bolton, “Why We Build How We Build” SF
  • 2:00- Roshan Vid, “TBD” SF
  • 2:30- Laleh Aghababaie Beni, “TBD” SF

FOSSETCON

  • Orlando, FL, US Sept 11-13
  • Brandon Johnson: “Databases: from root to riches”

Friday, 12 September

RemoCamp in Berlin, until Sept 14th.
More info on the wiki: https://wiki.mozilla.org/ReMo/Council/ReMo_Camp_2014

CSSconf EU

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Angelina Fabbro and Jeff Griffiths attending

Web Audio Hack Day

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Soledad Penades running workshop

Saturday, 13 September

JSConf EU – third of our “Big 5 Developer Events” for 2014

  • Berlin, Germany Sept 13-14
  • Tim Taubert: “Keeping secrets with JavaScript: An Introduction to the WebCrypto API”
  • Frederick Braun: “We’re struggling to keep up (A brief history of Browser Security Features)”
  • Jan Jongboom: “Abusing phones to make the internet of things”
  • Christian Heilmann, Angelina Fabbro, Jeff Griffiths, Margaret Leibovic, Guillaume Marty, Gregor Wagner, Jordan Santell attending
  • Mozilla sponsoring and running Hacker Lounge

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Toronto first, then Remote (johnath, then Winston)

  • Growth team update – Winston Bowden (remote)
    • Quick update on the team, our goals, and how to get involved. Want to learn more? Visit our wiki page (https://wiki.mozilla.org/Growth_Team) and if you have questions or feedback, please contact Eric Petitt, Chris More or Winston Bowden or visit us in #growth on IRC.
      • Buttons make a difference
      • Instadownloads
      • Download Rescue

Firefox for Android

Speaker Location: remote (mfinkle)

  • Fx32
    • First release with some feedback-based changes appearing
    • Cleaner startup appearance with suggested site thumbnails
    • Pick your UI language from inside Firefox
  • Fx33
    • Send videos to second screen
    • More feedback-based changes
    • Better tab handling

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Faramarz Rashed / Chris Lee – Mountain View

  • Already seeing value from our team changes —
    • OS team is focused on delivering the best product to all our users (differentiation)
    • Devices team is focused on working with our partners to deliver the optimal product to their markets
  • We wrapped up our v2.1 FL milestone last week — best development cycle to date, great work by everyone on the team!
  • v2.1 FC is our next milestone on Oct 13 — team is laser focused on quality/stability/perf
  • Release changes coming after 2.1 and we’ll share an update soon once those have been finalized.

Speaker Location: Asa Dotzler in Mountain View

  • Arvin Huang is a grad student at National Cheng Kung University in Taipei, and he fixed his first 2 Firefox OS bugs this week, a pair of [good first bug][mentor-lang=zh] (http://mzl.la/1pIjDG2) Gaia Build jshint error bugs.
  • Last tuesday, Mozilla branched Firefox OS 2.1/Gecko 34 and opened OS 2.2 development. (Also, mozilla-b2g28_v1_3 has been shut down.)
  • Over the last week, ~130 Mozillians contributed code to resolve ~300 Firefox OS issues.
  • The top three contributors by volume were
    • John Lu in Taipei, who worked heavily on Lockscreen and Keyboard
    • Arthur Chen, also in Taipei, brought us some serious new feature work on APN
    • and Keven Grandon, out of San Francisco, landed lots of improvements to Rocketbar/Homescreen, and browsing.
  • Foxtrot program is delayed while we wait on proper nightly builds from our partner. An email to this effect will go out this week. While we don’t yet have a definite date, it’s our hope to get things moving in weeks, not months.
  • Mozilla Flame stock nearly exhausted. We’re ordering more Flames to give away to our community of contributors. If Firefox OS is your job and you don’t have a Flame to work on, please let me know ASAP (asa@mozilla.com)
  • VIA Vixen tablets on the way. We’ll open a second round of tablet applications, similar to first round. Vixen contributors will work within the larger Tablet Contribution Program to further the development of Firefox OS for larger form factors.

      A taste of recent Firefox OS changes:

  • bug 1057578 – New overscroll effect. Scrollable content is stretched uniformly along the overscrolled axis
  • bug 1033549 – Data tracking on a per app basis.
  • bug 903683 – Support for user configurable 24 hour time format
  • bug 1032631 – EU roaming APN support
  • bug 1026685 – CMAS Alert channel support. Location-based messaging for governments
  • bug 1011738 – Theme support for b2g/gaia
  • bug 1060081 – Support for Flame Kitkat (KK) builds
  • bug 1060879 – Fixes first tap on keyboard being inaudible
  • bug 1046336 – New homescreen unlock and keyboard sounds.
  • bug 985334 – Long press on a key, the first choice should be the key that is pressed.
  • bug 1054184 – Keyboard 2.1 often misses first keystroke
  • bug 1061439 – Prevent IMEngine from touching layouts when inputcontext is gone
  • bug 1048792 – Keyboard should not autocorrect words with different char count than input
  • bug 1048869 – Keyboard autosuggest nearby keys algorithm doesn’t value vertical alignment enough
  • bug 1016184 – Enable touch caret on B2G and fix the existing test case failures
  • bug 1029943 – Enable selection carets on B2G and fix the existing test case failures
  • bug 1042713 – Remove notification icons from status bar now that we have ambient notifications
  • bug 1035250 – Show cell and wifi status indicators as users progress through First Time Experience
  • bug 1054352 – New videos in FTE tutorial for Vertical Scroll, Sheets, Universal Search, Notifications
  • bug 1038723 – Visual refresh of the utility tray and ambient notifications.
  • bug 1056969 – Prettifies the data connection indicators in the statusbar
  • bug 1030925 – Visual Refresh in Messaging
  • bug 1041765 – Messaging thread view redesign
  • bug 1048845 – Messaging Compose Panel refresh (subject behavior change)
  • bug 1048362 – Messaging Compose Panel refresh (highlight actionable part)
  • bug 1043177 – Contacts App: The current Contact edit page is quite messy
  • bug 885110 – Email App: Switch to whiteout-io email.js libraries
  • bug 1019816 – Developer option to store logcat to sdcard by shaking the phone

Content Services

Webmaker

Brett Gaylor, remote from Victoria BC

  • A few images from the Maker Party to whet your appetite for our final retrospective

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location: non-verbal / Surman

  • As noted last meeting, we’re actively looking for new ways community can have impact on topline goals in Q3/Q4.
  • We’ve developed a tentative set of goals for this time frame, which are:
    • Maintain momentum on our community goal (Q3/4)
    • Start new community initiatives / challenges that interest volunteers and have positive impact on our product goals (Q3/4)
    • Involve leadership from across the project and within regional communities (Q3/4)
    • Design an even more ambitious plan for 2015+ (Q4)
  • We’ll be discussing these goals and short term community ‘challenges’ tied to products at ReMo camp in Berlin next weekend.
  • Full update from Mitchell / Surman coming on this topic next week. Non-verbal for today.

Web Compat

Speaker Location: Vidyo (miketaylr)

FYI: Our team is doing some work to clean up the Tech Evangelism product, moving valid issues to the Desktop component. Going forward, please use that rather than language specific products.

Recent bug fixes:

Bugs wanted: http://webcompat.com/

Speakers

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 Net neutrality Day of Action + reddit AMA SF no https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/2014/09/04/a-day-of-action-to-protect-net-neutrality/, https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/, http://mzl.la/nnpetition
Anthony Duignan-Cabrera Editor in Chief of the Site-Formerly-Called-Mozilla-Voices The NEW name for Mozilla Voices is… NYC no https://blog.mozilla.org/community/2014/09/04/mozilla-voices-has-a-new-name/
Lukas Blakk, Kronda Adair, Debbie Cohen, Dino Anderson, and the awesome, trailblazing cohort ASCEND Project The Ascend Project is a 6 week, full time training program that provides financial support, equipment, meals, transit, and childcare reimbursement in order to remove many of the barriers to immersive learning in Open Source technology. Portland in da haus No No ASCEND Project
Josh Carpenter Virtual Reality Research Call for generative artists & creative coders SF No Yes

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
Tom Tromey Jordan Santell SF Office US Remote Firefox Content Tools
Matt Rosenberg ADC Duignan-Cabrera New York Office US Remote Marketing Communications
Brittany Storoz Fred Wenzel Portland Office NYC Apps Engineering
Alberto Pastor Michael Henretty San Francisco Office Barcelona Firefox OS

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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)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1056162 Bugzilla can now create short URLs for bug searches (using bit.ly)

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

Mozilla Project: 2014-09-01

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 4:16 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

On behalf of SuMo we would like to thank Emily pierce the office assistant at SF for helping the community with Michelle Luna’s surprise

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 03 September

Speakers

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

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
Shing Lyu Brian Huang Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS QA Engineer
Eden Chuang Eric Chou Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS Software Engineer

<meta>

Notes and non-voice status updates that aren’t part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

Mozilla Project: 2014-08-25

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 4:14 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

Michelle luna from all of the Sumo community: “Thank you for all of the work that you have done for Mozilla over the last three years. You have done alot and we are all going to miss you.” (rachal will do this if present in the room)

Shout out to Clint Talbert for responding to our call for ways contributors can help more directly with product goals — he proposed a new way to engage Aurora users.

A big shout out to the Tunisian Community for all their effort and work to help us in Grow Tunisia event. Specially Melek Jebnoun, Sofien Chaabouni, Manel Rhaiem, Selmi Ahmed, Ahmed Nefzaoui and Alexander (Skander) for being integral in our planning process!

Thanks to the staff and volunteer community managers who took part in last week’s community building working group meetup. Look for a summary of what got built coming later this week.

Dance-party style big thank you to Justin Potts for his summer Web QA contributions to Webmaker and Mozillians.

A BIG thank you to Swarnava, Jay (Jayakumar), Meghraj, Abdul Rauf, Vineel, Galaxy, and Abid for helping the www.mozilla.org team with QA for the Fx OS India launch today!

An extremely large thank you to Pavel Cvrček, Théo Chevalier, Francesco Lodolo, Michael Kohler, Kohei Yoshino, Pin-guang Chen, Enrique Estévez, Pavel Cvrček, Alexander Slovesnik, Konstantin Lepikhov, Oksana Ignateva.

This incredible team did a thorough sprint across 10 languages localizing the Mozilla Activations Directory into Mandarin, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Galician, Czech and Portuguese.

Big thanks to erosman in the add-on reviewer team, who has consistently been the top reviewer for the past weeks and also regularly helps on IRC and the Add-ons Forum.

Big thanks to Christie Koehler for helping on-board app developers to Transifex platform (even though it’s really not her day job anymore!), so that localizers can help translate open web apps for Firefox OS.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 25 August

  • Aug 23-31 – Debian Conference 2014 in Portland, OR, US
    • Mozillians Francois Marier, Benjamin Kerensa, Oliver Propst participating

Tuesday, 26 August

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00PM – Ahmed Kachkach, “TBD” SF
  • 1:30PM – Gregory A. Norcie, “Towards High Entropy, Easy to Remember Passwords for FXA” SF
  • 2:00PM- Vlad Filippov, “Service Authentication with Firefox Accounts” SF

Marketplace Community Meeting

Wednesday, 27 August

Homebrew Website Club Meetup

  • Chicago, Minneapolis, Portland, and @MozSF!
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb discussions and hack night

Are you creating your own website? Indie reader? Personal publishing web app? Or some other digital magic-cloud proxy?

If so (or you want to!), come on by and join a gathering of people with like-minded interests. Bring your friends that want to start a personal web site. Exchange information, swap ideas, talk shop, help work on a project…

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

“” SuMo Mobile Meeting “”
This will be Michelle Lunas last ever mobile meeting as a staff
its in Michelle Luna vidyo room or #sumo
its at 10:30am pt
https://etherpad.mozilla.org/sumo-mobile

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00PM- Johan Lorenzo, “TBD” MV
  • 1:30PM Piyush Waradpande, “Minion just got friendlier!” MV
  • 2:00PM Luqman Aden, “TBD” MV
  • 2:30PM Jonathan Bailey, “TBD” MV

Thursday, 28 August

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00PM- Gabriel Luong, “TBD” SF
  • 1:30PM- Valentin Tsatskin, “TBD” SF

Next Week

The SuMo Mobile meeting will be moving to the SuMo room on vidyo

Wednesday September 3rd, there will be a brown bag in Mozilla San Francisco Commons at 10:00 AM about the new Firefox Activations Directory. (http://activations.mozilla.org/) Do you want to find out how to tweet from the Firefox browser chrome? Post an email without going to Gmail? Check your Zimbra account for new emails without leaving the page you’re on? Come learn about these new tools.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

  • Tiles
  • Growth update from Eric Petitt (SF)
    • Last week, we kicked off a “Firefox Growth Team” to more quickly prototype and test data-driven growth opportunities for Firefox. We wanted to give a quick update on the team, our goals, and how to get involved. Want to learn more? Visit our wiki page and if you have questions or feedback, please contact Eric Petitt, Chris More or Winston Bowden or visit us in #growth on IRC.

Firefox for Android

Speaker Location: remote (mfinkle)

  • Support for Prefer:Safe HTTP header landed. Enabled when using Restricted Profiles on Android tablets.
  • Initial onboarding/first-run UX has started landing.
  • Initial work in making Error Pages more useful has also started to land. First up, is helping with simple Wi-Fi toggling.
  • Starting to land improved Sharing to Firefox UX this week.
  • Lots of great feedback and bug reports about Chromecast support in Nightly. Fixes have been landing.
  • A bunch of mini-videos on Firefox for Android features are now public on the Firefox Youtube channel.

Firefox OS

  • Li Gong in MTV

Content Services

Speaker Location:Sean Bohan – NYC Office

Webmaker

Speaker Location: nonverbal

  • The Maker Party goes on!
    • Contributors: 5826 (5% increase from last week’s 5552)
    • Webmaker accounts: 143.9K (16% increase from last week’s 124K)
    • Events: 1913 (6% increase from last week’s 1799)
    • Hosts: 556 (13% increase from last week’s 493)
    • Expected attendees: 84,595 (11% increase from 76,200)
    • Cities: 385 (6% increase from 362)
    • Check out this list of Maker Party events that inspired us last week
    • We invite you to look at Issue 4 of Community Literacies, a series about Webmaker’s finest learning resources around the world, and the stories that bring them to life. In this installment, we explore 3 of the most inspiring teaching materials built by the community for Maker Party.
  • The MozFest session proposal deadline has been extended! Please help spread the word. We’ll be accepting submissions until this Friday, August 29. See http://mzl.la/Propose for more

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location: non-verbal

  • Building on last week: we’re still looking for new ideas re:
    • Ways that community can have impact on topline goals in Q3/Q4
    • Shout out to Clint Talbert for proposing a new way to engage Aurora users
    • If you have ideas, contact David Boswell, Mark Surman or Mary Ellen Muckerman
  • Reading: David Boswell posted on the topic of Quality vs. Quantity for contribution:
  • More in depth verbal update coming next week

Speakers

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
Jason Weathersby Phones For Apps Download, Rate and Review Remote yes, sharing simulator https://hacks.mozilla.org/2014/05/build-your-next-app-with-a-flame/
Robyn Chau Events Program Manager, Brand Team BrazilJS 2014 My home No http://mzl.la/1ldAyVS http://mzl.la/1ldAyVS
Michelle Marovich Community Building Vouching as a form of recognition My home office no, will link to slides https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/10ochWyZ2QEoLChKwmuBUW_4zTDkK9HVcylzEZq5Wn84/edit?usp=sharing https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozillians/Vouching
Karen Ward Program Management FxOS Mobile Partner Site My home office No https://mobilepartners.mozilla.org/ https://mobilepartners.mozilla.org/ or contact kward@mozilla.com
Richard Milewski Air Mozilla Air Mozilla Mountain View No https://air.mozilla.org https://air.mozilla.org/hls-test/
Larissa Shapiro Community Builders Grow Program changes SF No https://blog.mozilla.org/community/2014/08/20/quality-and-impact-and-the-future-of-the-grow-program/
Anthony Duignan Cabrera (#adc) Mozilla Voices Mozilla Voices SF No https://etherpad.mozilla.org/DNV3CeuGk7 https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozilla_Voices

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
David Slater Chris Beard Mountain View Mountain View Chief of Staff

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Clark Gaebel Patrick Walton Mountain View San Francisco Research

<meta>

Notes and non-voice status updates that aren’t part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Firefox

Last week, we kicked off a “Firefox Growth Team” to more quickly prototype and test data-driven growth opportunities for Firefox. Learn more about it here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Growth_Team. And if you are interested – please email Eric Petitt, Chris More or Winston Bowden.

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1050230 Use better icons for the guided bug entry product selection to differentiate Fx, Fx for Android and FxOS

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600

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