fx-desktop at the Summit "innovation fairs"

Ehsan Akhgari ehsan.akhgari at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 19:53:05 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 9:46 PM, Mark Hammond <mhammond at mozilla.com> wrote:

> 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<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 :)

My favorite e10s demo is to run Octane on a tab in a debug build, and open
another tab and do something else at the same time.  But perhaps that's
just me.  ;-)

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