FxA timelines and you

Lloyd Hilaiel lloyd at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 17 05:28:46 PDT 2013


On Oct 17, 2013, at 4:58 AM, Jared Hirsch <6a68 at mozilla.com> wrote:

> TL;DR - If you want to help danny and rfk, you should really consider doing it right away.

To be clear, danny and rfk are working on the Firefox accounts server.  Sam, Jed, and sometimes myself and zaach are working on FxA in FxOS.

> Hey all,
> 
> Here are some things I've learned from chatting with Rob Lord in #picl:
> 
> * FXOS 1.3 is feature complete Dec 9, to be released in March
> * As of now, FxA is scheduled to be code complete & riding that train.
> * As of now, I think UX is working on mocks/flows, but I don't think they have clarity yet on the final feature set or any of the interactions.

jgruen and rfeeley and myself meet today.  We're really talking about minimalistic new UI here.  We need an account creation flow, and some preferences.  

> * Next week (Oct 21-25) there is a Madrid work week, in which FxA-Persona integration details will be worked out. Jed and Lloyd (and others?) will be there.
> 
> Any of these things may be incorrect now, or become inaccurate in the immediate future. But, thought I'd share what I've learned, to try to give signin folks a sense of the ludicrous speed at which FxA needs to build. Signin devs, if you want to lend a hand, it's probably a good idea to do it soon (just some friendly advice).
> 
> Sync devs, CCing you to be ridiculously overcommunicative, also in case timelines have changed in the past 24 hours, you can correct me here ;-)

So the sync effort is *mostly* unaffected in the 1.3 push for firefox accounts.  Essentially what's happened is that we're landing a subset of the work being done for sync (firefox accounts) on firefox os - in parallel with sync work.  On FirefoxOS - this will fuel login to multiple services and login at ftu.  On desktop and android, Firefox Accounts will support the sync feature.

Does this make sense?

lloyd

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> 
> Jared
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