Mossop Status Update: 2011-10-14

Done:

  • 7.0.1 Post Mortem
  • Hotfix planning work
  • Understanding the new mobile architecture
  • Problems with third party add-ons in Firefox 8
  • Default to compatible planning
  • Final draft of Q4 goals

Next:

  • Update module description for the Jetpack module
  • Fix third-party add-on detection problems

Mossop Status Update: 2011-10-07

Done:

  • Worked with the team to fix the version number problems with the last repacks
  • Security reviews for embedded add-on preferences and showing performance information to users
  • Working on Q4 goals for the team

Next:

  • Finalize Q4 goals
  • Update module description for the Jetpack module

Mossop Status Update: 2011-08-26

Done:

  • Regular bug triage (epic bug triage deferred)
  • Tinkering with the Bugzilla APIs
  • Cleared out my inbox and review queues

Next:

  • Formalise priorities for the Jetpack team

Next week I'll probably be in and out randomly as relatives and friends are going to be in town

Mossop Status Update: 2011-04-29

Done:

  • Tidying up the loose ends of things still in progress
  • Cleaned out my review queue
  • Work on simulating nsIFile enough to emulate filesystem failures while installing add-ons (bug 653835)
  • Trying to test some weird edgecases for softblocking (bug 648599)
  • Fixing some issues with page history when custom add-on types are removed (bug 595848)
  • Trying to figure out how to manage my time better (again)

Next:

Mossop Status Update: 2011-03-25

Done:

  • Landed some fixes for Firefox 5
  • Improvements to the custom protocol to make displays nicer
  • Updating the patch to extend the add-ons manager, mostly complete
  • Replacement compatibility wizard is near complete

Next:

  • Sort out a list of high impact yet low risk things that we can take for Firefox 5
  • Land the patch for extending the add-ons manager
  • Get the compatibility wizard ready for review
  • Get the new protocol handler in some sort of feedback-ready state

Mossop Status Update: 2011-03-18

Done:

  • Prototype patch for simplifying extending the add-ons manager (bug 595848)
  • Thought about a plan for using a custom protocol for in-content UI (http://bit.ly/eRnDvm)
  • Working on the replacement for the extension compatibility wizard on app upgrade (http://mzl.la/hEmRv1)
  • Figured out the issue with fonts on some Galaxy S Froyo devices and made a couple of potential fixes (bug 636042)

Next:

  • Complete tests and all basic functionality for the compatibility wizard replacement
  • Finish the patch for extending the add-ons manager
  • Figure out whether a custom protocol is actually a good idea