Bugs, bugs, bugs!

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Accepted Session
Short Form
Intermediate
Scheduled: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 2:30 – 3:15pm in B304

Excerpt

Bugmasters from Wikimedia, Mozilla, and GNOME argue entertainingly about bug management. We shall reveal our best Bugzilla hacks as well as waxing philosophical about open source project developer communities!

Description

Liz Henry and Andre Klapper, bugmasters from Wikimedia, Mozilla, and GNOME, argue entertainingly about bug management. We will reveal our best Bugzilla hacks! And we’ll delve deep into the philosophies of bug fixing in the context of large open source collaborations, while showing practical examples of amazing cleverness and utility.

Speaking experience

* OSCE Internet 2013, "Social News" http://www.osce.org/event/internet2013/programme#social-news

* Keynote, Bootstrapping Infosec Kiwicon 6 (2012) https://kiwicon.org/the-con/talks/#e57

* Geek Girl Dinner, HIstory of Women-in-Tech Organizations http://wellingtonggd.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/speakers-for-ggd-this-friday/

* Linux.conf.au Hackability: Open Source Assistive Tech http://lanyrd.com/2010/linuxconfau/sgtfw/#link-dtgk (writeup here: http://lwn.net/Articles/371228/)

* linux.conf.au Code of Our Own http://lanyrd.com/2010/linuxconfau/sgtfx/

* SXSWi: How to be yourself when everyone else is faking it http://lanyrd.com/2012/sxsw-interactive/sppbt/

* X Marks the Spot: Applying OpenStreetMap to the High Seas (Open Source Bridge) http://opensourcebridge.org/sessions/474

* Etech: DIY for PWD http://en.oreilly.com/et2009/public/schedule/detail/5654

* Many workshops at She's Geeky, BarCamps, and BlogHer's Geek Lab over the last 6 years

Speakers

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    Liz Henry

    Mozilla, geekfeminism.org

    Biography

    Liz Henry is the Bugmaster for Mozilla and is on the Automation Tools team.

    She was formerly a developer and producer for BlogHer. She helped organize some BarCamps and Wiki Wednesdays while working for Socialtext, and dabbles in Python, Perl, and php. Liz has presented at KiwiCon, Hackmeet, The Story, Internet 2013, SXSWi, BlogHer Geek Lab, linux.conf.au, DrupalSouth, She’s Geeky, Maker Faire, ETech, and many more conferences.

    Her books include Unruly Islands and The WisCon Chronicles: Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction . She lives with her partner and their children in San Francisco.

    Sessions

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    Andre Klapper

    Wikimedia Foundation

    Biography

    Andre Klapper is the Bugwrangler for Wikimedia Foundation as a part of the Engineering Community Team. He has also handled bug reports in the GNOME, Maemo and Mer projects. Apart from that he is also a member of GNOME’s Release Team, has worked in the GNOME Translation Coordination team and is the author and maintainer of the user documentation of the Evolution mail application.

    Sessions

      • Title: Bugs, bugs, bugs!
      • Track: Culture
      • Room: B304
      • Time: 2:303:15pm
      • Excerpt:

        Bugmasters from Wikimedia, Mozilla, and GNOME argue entertainingly about bug management. We shall reveal our best Bugzilla hacks as well as waxing philosophical about open source project developer communities!

      • Speakers: Liz Henry, Andre Klapper