2004-02-02 - Summary of mozilla.org staff meeting

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Gervase Markham

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2004-02-02 - Summary of mozilla.org staff meeting
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Present: chofmann, asa, bart, mitchell, gerv, leaf, dbaron, myk,
blizzard, jst.

*Mozilla 1.7a update*

- Alpha freeze in ten days
- Drivers meetings start midweek this week to go over blocker nomination
list
- Just over 50 pending blocker requests
- Builds are already sufficient for alpha quality

*Mozilla Firebird 0.8 update*

- Ready to go
- Ben thinks next Monday
- Asa has been testing Mac branch build on 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3

*Developer Day*

- This week, trying to hook people who expressed interest in presenting
- Possible speakers:
- Mitchell or chofmann: foundation status
- Brendan: roadmap
- Asa: testing
- Ben, mscott: new apps
- Ben: RDF
- Darin and/or Joe Chu: web services

*CVS over SSH update*

- Leaf was looking into LDAP to manage keys, but it's not doable in our
timeframe
- Working on modding despot instead
- Figuring out how to add users to the CVS server

*Thunderbird update*

- Lots of people evaluating 0.4, finding 1.6 beta bugs
- Makes a lot of sense to do a milestone update from 1.6 final
- bienvenu and mscott doing that
- Test builds this week
- Like to go out Monday next week, as 0.5

*1.6 uptake*

- 2200 CDs ordered of 1.6
- Start page hits eclipsing 1.5 tomorrow
- Not got all mirror logs yet
- Asa has a line graph of various releases and start page hit curves
- 13 or 14 languages on the 1.6 CD

*Testcase Manager*

- Asa's work on this was on hold
- Working on Bugzilla reorganisation last week
- It's in a roughly usable state
- Still working on test groupings
- 150 testcases into the system
- Myk has an outstanding queue of fixes to do

*Bugzilla reorganisation*

- New plan because of pending Bugzilla improvements
- Same reorganisation, but not reassign all the bugs
- Can decouple assignee changes from component changes
- Hixie and Myk have SQL magic to allow component moves directly
- Component reorg this week or next
- Mass reassignment to nobody for dead owners and QA contacts
- Then component watching comes along when it does
- Myk to review Gerv's code for Component Watching

*Bugzilla upgrade*

- Major feature upgrades
- Asa to document some of the improvements
- CVS update in next couple of days

Gerv

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