fx-desktop at the Summit "innovation fairs"

Mark Hammond mhammond at mozilla.com
Wed Sep 11 01:46:34 UTC 2013

On 6/09/2013 8:52 PM, Gavin Sharp wrote:
> Some of you may have already seen the info posted about Summit
> "innovation fairs":
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Summit2013/Experiences#Fairs
> This is a great opportunity to demo or introduce cool stuff that
> we've been working on. For example, I think preparing some demos of
> Australis (new look, customization, etc.) to attendees who haven't
> yet seen it would be awesome - we seem to have good coverage from the
> Australis team across the Summit venues, you could all co-ordinate on
> demo scripts and presentation materials.
> Demoing some of our other more back-endy work (thumbnails, places,
> downloads, etc.) might be trickier, but perhaps we could roll it all
> into a single "What's new in Firefox desktop"-themed booth. Talk
> about the motivations behind the changes (responsiveness,
> performance), show how they've improved things (jydoop numbers!),
> explain how we measured them, etc.
> Please give this some thought, and share any ideas you might have
> with the rest of the team (or with firefox-dev!). We can brainstorm a
> bit more in a future fx-desktop development team meeting, too. Once
> we've got a plan, we can submit our idea using the sign-up form at
> http://mzl.la/summit2013-fairs.

The state of e10s would probably make an interesting demo (not much to 
actually see, but I think the audience would "get it").  As timezones 
prevent me from attending the fx-desktop team meetings, someone else 
should feel free to discuss this if it comes up at the next meeting :)


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