firefox development process changes

Gavin Sharp gavin at
Mon Aug 11 15:20:13 UTC 2014

We have a bug on file to make some improvements to bsmedberg's tool
(or a forked version of it) for our purposes:

I'm not sure what the current plan is there - Blake, do you have an update?


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Blair McBride <bmcbride at> wrote:
> On 30/07/2014 11:41 a.m., Gavin Sharp wrote:
>> - We will eliminate the Tuesday status meetings entirely. In their
>> place, we will ask all team members to provide daily updates via
>> bsmedberg's status tool. Updates should be short and submitted at the
>> beginning of your day, and mention what you accomplished yesterday, what
>> you plan to do today, and anything you're blocked on. Your updates
>> should include specific status updates for each of the bugs that you're
>> committed to: "work in progress", "in review", or "landed".
> Using this again was a bit of a shock, TBH. The visual design, or lack
> thereof, feels dispiriting at the start of the day.
> I don't mean that as a trivial thing - it's well established that visually
> appealing tools result in a more positive and productive experience, and has
> follow-on effects to other tasks.
> - Blair
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