Meeting Notes

27-January-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-01-26

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

  • Big thanks to Jlin and guillermo for helping with a Vidyo issue last Tuesday
  • Thanks to Rosana Ardila, Lonnen, Patrick Finch, Maire Reavy, Doug Turner, Emma Irwin, and Jason Weathersby for helping to vet potential VP of HR candidates last week

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 28 January

Happy Data Privacy Day! Celebrate with us by joining our Twitter chat this Wed, Jan 28 at 11am PT!

  • Follow #PrivacyChat on Twitter this Wed, Jan 28 at 11am PT
  • You’re invited submit questions or answer any questions you see with #PrivacyChat
  • You can also RSVP here!

We’ll be covering the importance of online privacy and, we have some special participants joining us like: Mozilla, McAfee, Privacy International, iKeepSafe, DuckDuckGo, and Center for Democracy and Technology.

Privacy Lab – a meetup for privacy minded people in San Francisco – at the San Francisco Commons

Cooper Quintin from the EFF, will present “A State of the Union for Privacy and Consumer Protection and Wishlist for 2015″ (3.30pm PT).

Teach The Web Talks celebrates Data Privacy day with Stacy Martin, Senior Privacy Manager at Mozilla.

We will discuss how to be Smart with your Privacy and how to teach people who has access to their data, where it goes or could go, and that they have a choice in all of it.

  • Join us live via Google hangout at 12pm PT/ 3pm ET/ 8pm GMT. Post your questions on discourse or on Twitter using #Teachtheweb

If you cannnot join us live, find out how to get involved on our Teach the Web Talks Wiki

Homebrew Website Club Meetup Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

  • San Francisco (@MozSF 1st floor), Chicago, and Portland.
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb meetup & hack night

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

    Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

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

Thursday, 29 January

January Cantina speaker event – Nico Sell, live in San Francisco Commons / streamed to MV, YVR, YYZ, PDX (cantina’s on Friday for EU spaces)

Friday, 30 January

 * All aspects of contributing, including getting set up with Guides and all the ways of contributing. Then, information about how to contribute via code.

Saturday, 31 January

  • FOSDEM!!!
    • FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting) is a free event offering open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and brings together 5000+ geeks from all over the world. No registration necessary.
    • Location: Brussels
    • Mozilla Devroom: Schedule
    • More Info: Wiki Page

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

  • Hello!
  • Spring
  • Winston on Mobile Marketing

Firefox OS

Marketplace Update

Speaker Location: David Bialer, San Francisco

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RZpdFAHyMptilSS4y-K37LCHtta9Z95B8fXU61JMkEc/edit?usp=sharing

  • Recent Highlights
  • Performance
  • What’s Ahead

Content Services

Speaker Location: Sean Bohan, NYC

  • The Content Services team is planning on running a Brown Bag session on “How Advertising Works” for any Mozillians interested. Depending on response, we may run this more than once or do a follow-up to answer questions. The Brown Bag will be scheduled for mid-Feb and we will have a final date/time for next Monday’s Project Call.

Feel free to check it out and let us know what you think on Yammer!

  • If you have any friends at companies around the world who might be interested in tiles, have them send a note to contentservices@mozilla.com

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Andrew Sliwinski, Portland

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • Webmaker.org – Improving the experience for new users
  • Webmaker App – Improving the core user experience
  • Research – Kenya Field Report
  • Build.webmaker.org

Google Summer of Code

  • Google is running Summer of Code again in 2015. Mozilla has had the pleasure of participating every year so far, and we are hoping to participate again this year. In the next few weeks, we need to prepare a list of suitable projects to support our application.
  • Would you like to mentor a student through a 3-month coding project next summer? If so, add your project ideas to our brainstorming wiki page.

Web VR

Speaker Location: Josh Carpenter, San Francisco

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
Mary Ellen Muckerman and friends VP Brand Smart on Privacy / Privacy Day SF No (potch, please share yours with link below) https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/presentation/d/1le55Q1qJJwxiOAGFshNVbEZOX1PbmPWipkKmJyyuso4/edit#slide=id.p11 https://wiki.mozilla.org/Community/DataPrivacyDay
Michelle Marovich Head of Recruiting Req Opening Process: Update MV Nope None mmarovich@mozilla.com
John Jensen Director, Metrics MetricsGraphics.js library Vancouver MozSpace Yes Slides http://metricsgraphicsjs.org
Mark Surman Executive Director, MoFo 2015 Participation Strategy Remote Yes No slides https://commonspace.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/participationplan/

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
Ceci Chang Mike Tsai (Recorded) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS Visual Designer
Tori Chen Mike Tsai (Recorded) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS Software Engineer
Morpheus Chen Mike Tsai (Recorded) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS UX Designer
Sung Chiu Evelyn Hung (Recorded) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS Software Engineer
Daosheng Mu Shelly Lin (Recorded) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS Software Engineer
Maja Frydrychowicz Syd Polk Mountain View Office Canada Remote (QC) Platform QA
Ryan Gendreau Sylvie Brossard Mountain View Office San Francisco Office What will the new person be working on?
Melissa Romaine Dave Steer San Francisco Office San Francisco Office Program Manager, Mozilla Advocacy — Focus on Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows program

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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
    • 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

20-January-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-01-19

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.

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?

<meta>

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 1077510 Check a Vagrant/Docker project file (excl DB content) into the Bugzilla repo

All changes.

Engagement

13-January-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-01-12

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

  • Big thanks to Niccolò Cantù, Marketplace contributor of the month for December. Niccolò began contributing in March 2014, and has since published seven apps on Marketplace, written a chapter for the FirefoxOS Quick Guide in Italian, and reported many bugs.
  • Rachel Hathaway landed her first patch on Marketplace after braving a mountain of feedback (68 review comments). Thanks Rachel!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 12 January

  • Mozilla Contributor Meetup
    • this event will be in #contributors on IRC
    • An event were we’ll discuss about contributing to Mozilla. The intention is to make it bi-monthly
    • From 14:00 PST to 15:00 PST
    • from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM Uk time

Tuesday, 13 January

Wednesday, 14 January

  • Homebrew Website Club Meetup
    • San Francisco (@MozSF 1st floor), Chicago, and Portland.
    • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
    • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb meetup & hack night

      Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

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

      Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

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

Thursday, 15 January

  • SuMo Day *
    • A day for all contributors to help on SuMo to respond to questions **

Friday, 16 January

  • Browser-Based Virtual Reality in HTML5 from 5pm-9pm at Google, San Francisco
    • Josh Carpenter speaking
    • It’s VR time! Let’s kick off 2015 with a super exciting event featuring 5 expert talks about browser-based virtual reality at SFHTML5. After that, head over to the VR world tour kick-off event at The Metreon!
  • Webdev Beer and Tell at 2PM Pacific in the Webdev Vidyo room (and streaming on AirMo)
    • Open to the public!
    • Monthly get-together where webdevs across the community show off their side projects.

Saturday, 17 January

  • Mozilla Hispano Work Day in Madrid
    • Mozilla Hispano contributors living in Spain will meet in Madrid for a get together, discuss and advance on the plans for the community in Spain

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: toronto (johnath)

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Rick Fant

CTO Update

Speaker Location: San Francisco (mbx)

Shumway Update: Flash video continues to cause problems in Firefox. Over the next few weeks we’ll start enabling Shumway in the Beta channel for some popular video players.

Recorded Demo: http://areweflashyet.com/tmp/oop/shumway.mp4

Live Demo:

  1. https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=141192919273962&set=vb.22893372268
  2. http://jwsolution.net/index.php/demo

Please help us test and provide feedback at https://github.com/mozilla/shumway

Webmaker

Speaker: Andrew Sliwinski
Location: PDX

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • Major updates launched last week to Webmaker.org focused on improving the visitor to user registration conversion rate.
    • Splash
    • Navigation
    • Login
  • Next up:
    • On-boarding – Get new users making & learning right away
    • Marketing – Privacy day campaign
    • Mobile – Field testing in India

Web Compatibility

Speaker Location: Vidyo (miketaylr)

RSVP and Call for Speakers form for Web Compatibility Summit now available. If talking about making broken things less broken is your thing, come join us on February 17th in Mountain View.

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
Peter B, Richard M Air Mozilla Help out edit past Air Mozilla events MV Moz Office Live demo on Potch’s screen https://air.mozilla.org/unpicked-pictures/ https://air.mozilla.org/contributors

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?
David Weir (satdav) contributor Service Desk or IRC Hello can you update us contributors on the IRCCLoud beta what Mozilla is doing and how we can get involved to help with this?

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
Michelle Liu Bellu Su Recorded Taipei Office Administrative Assistant
Tommy Kuo ShihChiang Chien Recorded Taipei Office Software Engineer
Will Wang Ben Tian Recorded Taipei Office Software Engineer
Alexandra Costello Mary Ellen Muckerman San Francisco San Francisco
Rachel Berenbaum Michelle Marovich Mountain View San Francisco
Bryan Bell Bill Maggs San Francisco US Remote
Stuart Philp Bill Maggs San Francisco Toronto
Ashish Vijayaram Linda Ypulong San Francisco San Francisco Mozilla Operations Center (MOC)

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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 1050232 The first of a batch of changes improving the guided bug entry form landed. This improves the bug filing experience for the majority of our users.

All changes.

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

6-January-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-01-05

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, huge thanks to 369,639 people from more than 170 countries and territories who donated $3.19 million USD to support Mozilla’s mission to build and protect the open Web. Mozilla truly has friends all over the world who believe in what we are doing, and made our year-end fundraising campaign the most successful one ever.

Thanks to AMO contributor kenpem for helping out deleting spam in the developer forum.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 05 January

Wednesday, 07 January

Thursday, 08 January

  • VR Cinema #2 – Animated VR Films Jan 8th at Mozilla SFO Commons
    • Josh Carpenter attending
    • VR Cinema’s second event will explore the unique challenges and creative opportunities of animated films in Virtual Reality. Come hear from the visionaries who are defining this new medium and experience their groundbreaking VR films. Join us at Mozilla HQ in beautiful SF on October 2nd at 7pm to meet and mingle with the pioneers of VR filmmaking in a casual, friendly environment.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

  • Spring Thing
  • Search
  • iOS

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Rick Fant (MV)

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
James Cheng Sean Lin Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Steven Yang Kevin Hu Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
John Dai Edgar Chen Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Cindy Hsiang Thomas Ho Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Kevin Chen Kilik Kuo Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Jeremy Chen Peter Chang Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Becker Hsieh Vincent Liu Taipei office Taipei office Firefox OS
Stuart Philp Bill Maggs San Francisco office Toronto office Cloud Services QA
Ashish Vijayaram Linda Ypulong San Francisco office San Francisco office Mozilla Operations Center (MOC)
Aislinn Gigras Madhava Enros Toronto Remote (Boston) Firefox Desktop User-experience

<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/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

30-December-2014

Mozilla Project: 2014-12-29

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 Teo, who helped clear the add-on review queue just before the holidays, so we all could have a relaxing break!
  • A very warm Thank You to those working on the year-end fundraising campaign over the holidays, thanks to their work and over 250,000 donors all over the world we have raised more than $2.5 million, with 72 hours to go.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 31 December

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?

<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/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

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

Engagement


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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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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

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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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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


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    • 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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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
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    • 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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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

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