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Firefox/Gecko Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - 11:00am PST, 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)
  • irc.mozilla.org #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 4 (Desktop)

  • Branched and built for beta 12 last night
    • Thanks for the great work everyone!
  • Nightlies will be frozen for a couple days on the beta 12 changeset to get additional coverage while QA qualifies the build
    • l10n might be on a later changeset (see bug 636127)
  • Everyone should be working on final hardblockers
  • Check out http://canweshipyet.com/ to get an idea of when we are ready for a RC

Firefox 4 (Mobile)

Firefox 3.6/3.5

Firefox 3.6.14 and 3.5.17

Firefox 3.6.15 and 3.5.18

  • Waiting on the above

Firefox Sync

Add-on Builder 1.0a9

  • [ftw] maintenance release is almost code complete, release expected March 3rd
  • feature release is being worked on in tandem, all features are currently on-track
  • will be putting together a blurb for Erica to spread amongst the tech press.

Add-on SDK 1.0b3

  • froze last Wednesday, February 16
  • RC1 last Thursday, February 17
  • RC2 today, Wednesday, February 23
  • release scheduled for Friday, February 25

Add-on SDK 1.0b4

  • thawed yesterday, Tuesday, February 22
  • tentative plan includes API enhancements, new APIs, architectural improvements
  • freezes Wednesday, March 16
  • ships Wednesday, March 23

Input 3.3

Input 3.2 was released last night. It mostly consisted of spring cleaning our code

  • ETA for 3.3 is 3/15 (possibly earlier)
  • Features: Dashboard for "Suggestions" and release dates marked on graphs

Feedback Summary

  • Didn't find any major new issues this week--numbers of complaints remained relatively stable this week.
Issue SUMO Input Buglink
Unable to switch search engines/locks up when using search bar 33+4 406 110 bug 631746
Double title bars when first using Firefox b11 Maybe Firebug 100 No complaints of this on input this week bug 633611
Firefox 4 Beta 11 Slower than Beta 10 651 104
Hotmail Constantly Reloading [1][2] 3135 bug 627729
Facebook Chat not working 144
Flash-related crashes (fb games, gmail, 1230 1087
Font Rendering on Windows 176 bug 594325 bug 612846 bug 629857
Netflix streaming player doesn't work OSX 85 was bug 598406
DivX player doesn't work 35 (302+ overall) 50
Broken Panorama (missing button, changed shortcut) 50+ from: [3][4][5][6] 128 bug 624588
No save & close dialog when closing Firefox w/multiple tabs 40-ish from: [7][8][9][10] 267 caused by bug 592822 bug 550559
Gmail Locks Up 5 204

Highlights / Notices

Questions and Concerns

Press & Public Reactions