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Meeting Details

  • 1:00pm PDT (20:00 GMT)
  • Mozilla HQ, 1st floor conference table
  • 866-432-7917 (US)
  • 334-309-0297 (INTL)
  • join irc.mozilla.org #staffmeeting for attendance taking

In Attendance


  1. Development Updates
  2. IT Updates
  3. Marketing Updates
  4. Foundation Updates
  5. Roundtable
  6. Other Business

Development Updates



FF 2.0

  • code freeze for Alpha 2 scheduled for this Friday (May 5th)
  • Alpha 2 target is next Tuesday (May 9th)
  • Places was disabled on the 1.8 branch and has been de-prioritized; no longer expected to hit Firefox 2.0
  • key elements of Firefox 2 will be: visual refresh, improvements to the tabbed browsing UI, improvements to the search UI and possibly suggest-as-you-type, phishing protection, session restore, improved extension management, spell checking, performance enhancements, and some platform enhancements.

TB 2.0

  • All information updated here

Gecko 1.9


IT Updates

  • Working on various marketing events
  • Continuing VMWare migrations for build
  • CVS server -> new hardware
    • Cutover is planned for Tuesday (rescheduled)
  • Continued work on stats
  • Continued work on network/colo buildout
    • Various gear testing
    • OpenVPN testing continues

Marketing Updates

Firefox Flicks Awards event a big success!

  • announced the three winners and two honorable mentions
    • First Place "Daredevil" by Pete Macomber
    • Second Place "Wheee!" by Jeff Gill
    • Third Place "Fox Fever" by Andrew Green
    • honorable mention: "This is Hot" by Danny Robashkin
    • honorable mention: "Pass the Soap" by Chris Wedding
  • screened 20 videos
  • panel discussion on community-generated content, viral marketing, and web video
  • lots of great press coverage around the Flicks awards ceremony
  • winners and Flicks team attended SFIFF's Film Society awards dinner.

Flicks ongoing work

  • nearly 200 more videos still to post to website, working to post as many as possible each day.
  • finding additional exposure opportunities for top Flicks.
  • getting ready to announce second phase of project

Speadfirefox Japan launched

Foundation Updates


Other Business