Hello, SUMO Nation!
We had a bit of a break, but we’re back! First, there was the meeting in Toronto with the Lithium team about the migration (which is coming along nicely), and then I took a short holiday. I missed you all, it’s great to be back, time to see what’s up in the world of SUMO!
Welcome, new contributors!
If you just joined us, don’t hesitate – come over and say “hi” in the forums!
- LATEST ONE: 19th of October – you can read the notes here and see the video at AirMozilla.
- NEXT ONE: happening on the 26th of October!
- If you want to add a discussion topic to the upcoming meeting agenda:
- Start a thread in the Community Forums, so that everyone in the community can see what will be discussed and voice their opinion here before Wednesday (this will make it easier to have an efficient meeting).
- Please do so as soon as you can before the meeting, so that people have time to read, think, and reply (and also add it to the agenda).
- If you can, please attend the meeting in person (or via IRC), so we can follow up on your discussion topic during the meeting with your feedback.
- The Firefox Release Report for version 49 (including your input) has been published recently! Thanks to everyone who contributed to the document (and to the whole release). You make things happen :-)
- Check the notes from the last meeting in this document. (and don’t forget about our meeting recordings).
- You can also follow the migration through our public Trello board.
- Highlights from the last few days include a walkthrough of the basic style and layout of the site (watch the video for more details) and locking down a list of locales for the first wave of migration (more details in the L10n section).
- There was a test migration performed by the Lithium team… More details as we get them!
- Giorgos (our glorious technical admin for the duration of the migration) has also proposed creating a snapshot of Kitsune’s state as an archive version of the site. More details to follow as we get them, but now you can be sure that none of the previously invested work is going to disappear from the web.
- Take a look at the first iteration of the upcoming post-migration community page – you can find the background and provide feedback for this here. For the front page, take a look here (background and feedback are here) – huge thanks to Joni for working on these two!
- Don’t forget about the main migration thread, with the list of areas that can benefit from your input:
- If you are interested in test-driving the new platform now, please contact Madalina.
- IMPORTANT: the whole place is a work in progress, and a ton of the final content, assets, and configurations (e.g. layout pieces) are missing.
- QUESTIONS? CONCERNS? Use the migration thread to put questions/comments about it for everyone to share and discuss.
- Sierra from the Social team joined us recently for a meeting – you can reach out to her anytime!
- Want to join us? Please email Rachel and/or Madalina to get started supporting Mozilla’s product users on Facebook and Twitter. We need your help! Use the step-by-step guide here. Take a look at some useful videos:
- Got question about the changes coming up for the toolkit used in Social? Email us!
- You probably haven’t missed it, but just in case… A Flash Player update!
- Don’t forget that the support forum for forum supporters is there for you if you need more help helping others ;-)
- We are Reminder: we are following the process/schedule outlined here).
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- Joni will finalize next release content by the end of this week; no work for localizers for the next release yet
- All existing content is open for editing and localization as usual; please focus on localizing the most recent / popular content
- Migration: please check this spreadsheet to see which locales are going to be migrated in the first wave
- Locale packages that will be migrated are marked as “match” and “needed” in the spreadsheet
- Other locales will be stored as an archive at sumo-archive.mozilla.org – and will be added whenever there are contributors ready to keep working on them
- We are also waiting for confirmation about the mechanics of l10n, we may be launching the first version without an l10n system built in – but all the localized content and UI will be there in all the locales listed in the spreadsheet above
- Remember the MozPizza L10n Hackathon in Brazil? Take a look here!
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…Whew, that’s it for now, then! I hope you could catch up with everything… I’m still digging through my post-holiday inbox ;-) Take care, stay safe, and keep rocking the helpful web! WE <3 YOU ALL!