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Firefox/Gecko Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mountain View Offices: Warp Core Conference Room
  • Toronto Offices: Fin du Monde Conference Room
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #planning for backchannel
  • (the developer meeting takes place on Tuesdays)
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Upcoming Releases


  • actions from last week:
    • christian to work with chofmann and Socorro team to investigate crash rate spike
    • erica and mayumi to finalize comms plan with beltzner
    • QA to test with new Flash and new Silverlight
  • schedule and progress on upcoming releases
  • review highlights and notices
  • respond to questions and concerns

Action Items

Schedule & Progress

Firefox 3.5.10 / Firefox 3.6.4

  • Would like to release on Thursday, depends on the investigation of crash-stats irregularity. Shipping on Thursday is at-risk
  • Discussing the crash-stats irregularity and how it relates to our 3.6.4 release decision
  • You can use this query to see OOPP issues that are not necessarily blocking but may flare up after 3.6.4's release:

Firefox 3.5.11 / Firefox 3.6.6

  • Tentative plan is to code freeze Thursday 2010-06-24
  • Will send out schedules later this week

Mozilla 1.9.3 Developer Preview 5

  • shipped on Monday

Fennec 1.1 RC

  • looking to release today

Jetpack SDK 0.5

  • froze yesterday, Tuesday, June 15
  • tentative RC1 today, Wednesday, June 16
  • tentative final Wednesday, June 23
  • landed additional APIs (Tabs, Request, Lifecycle, Localization, Selection), some docs canonicalization, SDK search path fixes, plus many bug fixes and minor enhancements
  • missed extension auto-detection, E10S compatibility, privilege reduction, docs restructuring, some docs canonicalization, Panel & Page Mods APIs

Firefox Sync 1.4

  • 1.4 string froze yesterday. code freeze should happen today. Pending
  • Release date moved from June 22 to June 29 to allow time for l10n.
  • Landing on trunk is happening right now as well. ETA for landing backend is June 18, ETA for landing front-end is June 23.

Firefox 4.0 beta 1

Highlights / Notices

Please add notes for issues you'd like to bring to everyone's attention!

  • Laura and the Socorro team (and others) are doing a great job investigating crash-stats, thanks!

Questions and Concerns

Please add any questions or concerns you would like discussed at today's meeting.

  • Support report: Bing concerns topped the list last week. They pushed a Windows update that added a Bing bar for some users or sent location bar searches to Bing.
  • QA FF4 test plan
    • qa ff4 test plan
    • focus is on testing nightlies as features land
    • we are building up a web compatibility suite
      • top web sites
      • top web apps
      • testing sites
    • developers should give QA a heads up when things land
      • when
      • test requirements
    • beta1 will be tight, need to have builds in our hands for testing on jun 22
  • Engagement
    • Survey Question on the Feedback page
      • How did you find out about the Firefox 4 beta program?
      • Someone I know told me about it
      • Twitter
      • Advertisement
      • Facebook or other social media
      • Printed news source
      • Mozilla communication
      • blog/online article or news source
    • Confirm feedback Channels
      • Test Pilot
      • Bugzilla
      • Input
      • UserVoice
      • SurveyGizmo
      • Community Channels

Press & Public Reactions

Future Releases: Planning & Co-ordination


  • action items from last week:
  • review highlights and notices
  • respond to questions and concerns

Action Items

Highlights / Notices

Questions and Concerns

Please add any questions or concerns you would like discussed at today's meeting.

  • l10n for Firefox 4 Beta 1? branching, setup, build infra?