[Libreoffice-qa] minutes of the LibreOffice QA Call 2012-06-29 1400UTC

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Fri Jun 29 08:48:18 PDT 2012


please find the minutes of the QA call below. Additions and corrections most

attending: Cor, Florian, Petr, Rainer, Bjoern

pending action items:
   - write update scenario testcase in Litmus/MozTrap (Kendy)
   - merge 3.5 and 3.6 in one big bibisect repo (Bjoern)
   - recheck and tweak bibisect details (Bjoern)
   - research how it is done on SUSE/if there is a ready-to-use-extension
     for bugzilla email search improvements (Petr)

completed action items:
   - Set Cor up with the Community/Forum maintainers at the distros
     to better propagate Hackfests, Bug Hunting Sessions etc.
   - Invite active bugwranglers to next call/QA list, CC Rainer (Bjoern)
     (Bjoern will repeat by bugzilla query, Rainer by his spreadsheet)
   - Ping cloph if we can make that switchable to say "Bug" instead of
     "EasyHack" when explcitly requested (Bjoern)
   - authorative close of bugzilla versioning thread (Rainer/Petr)
   - adapt scripts for new versioning (Markus)
   - new Bug Hunting Sessions (Cor)
     done, see mailing list
   - betas for Fedora (Caolan)

structured manual testing (Yifan/Petr?)
   - moztrap: no news
   - gerrit possiblities
     - LibreOffice Online for testing? (Florian)
   - more tests needed, still write them in litmus, migration to moztrap
     shouldnt be too much of issue (Petr)

bug wrangling (Rainer):
   - own bugzilla requirements/improvement tasks
     - make things more concrete:
       - list of powerful extensions (Rainer)
       - wiki is canonical place to discuss/amend starting from Sunday
   - NEEDINFO wrapup (Rainer)
     - NEEDINFO cleanun session 
     - more closing of NEEDINFO -- more than 60-90 days old
      - more than 1000 of those around (Florian)
      - we need a good bulk change comment and wiki page
      - this is an automatic message
      - postponed to the next call
AI:   - draft this
   - findtheexpert is out of date (Rainer)
     - should be dynamically generated from git (Petr/Bjoern)
     - take it to the ESC
   - old memory leaks report lurking in bz (Rainer)
     - not securty issues per se for an desktop app (Bjoern/Petr)
     - take it to the ESC

community building/communication:
   - localizition/qa call on weekends/evening?
     - additional call splits us thin (Cor)
AI:  - quantify: how much potential is there for new l10n/voluteer contributors? (Sophie)
     - does not really work for Bjoern/Petr as a sole call
     - for now stay where we are,
   - virtual german community meeting (Florian):
     - long weekend
     - not too much actual bugwrangling, but
       - bibisecting
       - education
       - knowledge sharing
     - needs more people
     - needs repetition

bibisect for 3.5 release branch and 3.6 master (Bjoern/Korrawit):
   - no news

next call: 2012-07-13 1400UTC



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