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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Henrik Skupin would like to nominate the following people, who made our Mozmill test day last Friday a success by running our general and the brand-new landed l10n tests: adriank, kbrosnan, tanner, jan, merike, linostar, and especially aleksej for his all-day attendance.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 29 November

Tuesday, 30 November

Wednesday, 1 December

  • 12pm (pacific) Brown Bag presentation by Guillermo Rauch on Socket.IO - The web's most popular x-browser Web Socket library.

Thursday, 2 December

Friday, 3 December

Next Week

Wednesday, 8 December - Add-On Con Training Day and Party

Thursday, 9 December - Add-On Con 

Product Status Updates

Firefox 4

  • As mentioned last week, the plan is to ship a Firefox 4 Beta for Desktop as close as possible to the Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobile devices, in order to align on some sync changes
    • The outstanding blocker list for beta 8 stands at 29, with JS and Sync being the largest single components.
    • Once complete, beta 8 will include stability fixes from graphics, some smaller js optimizations, and UI fixes notably around the styling in the addons manager.

Firefox 3.6 and 3.5

  • Released 3.6.13 and 3.5.16 to the beta channel last week
  • We will be creating a build #2 for a 3.6.11/.12 regression we were only recently notified of (bug 614565)
  • Schedule is still holding (planning to ship December 9th)

Mobile Firefox

  • Last few b3 issues are being knocked out
  • Beta 4 code freeze is January 6 focused on the last big pieces that need a beta (GL, async places work, PICs)


  • Miramar Alpha 1 released (based on Gecko 2.0 trunk)
  • 3.0.11 and 3.1.7 builds underway


  • Alpha version of http://learningfreedomandtheweb.org web site now up online.
    • Spin off site for content and projects coming out of Barcelona.
  • Early protoype of Batucada software and new Drumbeat.org mockups coming later this week.
    • Details on Paul Osman's blog and on this wiki time next week.


The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
State of Mozilla Mitchell Baker Reactions, Responses, Survey --- http://www.mozilla.org/foundation/annualreport/2009/

Status Updates By Team






Release Engineering


  • Browser Technologies
  • Desktop Firefox
    • Fx4b8: Nightlies testing while we code freeze
  • QA Services
  • QA Test Automation
    • Very successful test day for Mozmill last Friday
    • Mozmill l10n tests for access keys and cropped elements have been landed. For now we support the preferences dialog.
  • Web QA
    • Shipped Input 2.0.1

Automation & Tools

  • Working on resolving mozmill difficulties from last week on m-c
  • Bug hunter improvements made to make our crash signatures more socorro-ish
  • Need a downtime on brasstacks this week for Orange factor (war on orange) and Bug stats websites.
  • Notes here





Creative Team

Community Marketing





Developer Tools




Introducing New Hires

  • Corey Shields - IT/Ops Manager

Foundation Updates