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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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  • actions from last week:
  • schedule and progress on upcoming releases
  • review highlights and notices
  • respond to questions and concerns

Action Items

Schedule & Progress on Upcoming Releases

Firefox 3.6.10 and Firefox 3.5.13

  • Firefox 3.6.10 and 3.5.13 are in QA, planned to go out today
  • Fixing bug 594699 (small as far as numbers/percentage, but because it is a startup crash it's high impact) and bug 590978 (fix potential breakage with PP 1.6 and make sure we don't strand users on old FF versions, 3.6.x only)

Firefox 4 Beta 6

  • shipped Sept 14th! (release notes)
  • Quick turn release to fix a small number of high-pain

bugs, shouldn't impact schedule for what is now beta 7

Firefox 4 Beta 7

  • Still feature freeze
  • Still string freeze
  • 63 blockers left, which makes for schedule pain.
  • Really need help finding graphics bugs in particular

Input 1.8

We're on dedicated hardware now thanks to justdave and oremj!

Jetpack SDK 0.8

  • froze Tuesday, September 14, 11:59pm PT 9 (last night)
  • [DONE] Window, Page Mods APIs, E10S-compatibility fixes for Page Mods, Page Worker; architectural and general API changes
  • [MISSED] additional APIs and E10S-compatibility fixes
  • we need at least one additional cycle for beta

Add-on Builder 1.0a5

  • release delayed by stubborn blocker (bug 594211); still working on it
  • earliest possible release date Friday, September 17
  • after 1.0a5, AMO team will take on additional FlightDeck development

Highlights / Notices

Notes or issues that don't correspond to a particular release you'd like people to know about.

  • Latest beta Feedback (b5)
    • Positives:
      • Love the new tab functions--Panorama is hugely popular
      • Feels faster
      • Love the new UI and minimalistic design
      • Orkut UA issue fixed!
      • close/maximize/minimize button issue fixed!
    • Negatives:
    • Others
      • when to expect the new Linux theme?
    • Common Add-On Compatibility Requests
      • Firebug
      • 1Password
      • Roboform

Questions and Concerns

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

Press & Public Reactions