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Firefox Product Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • irc.mozilla.org #shiretoko for backchannel

NOTE: See Platform#Meeting_Notes for development meeting notes

Firefox 3.0.x Releases

Firefox 3.0.11

  • QA has builds and is testing
  • on track for shipping in early June
  • might change release date by a day or two to accommodate mirrors

Firefox 3.0.12

  • aiming for mid-July release



Firefox 3.5/Gecko 1.9.1 Development Update

Beta 4

Firefox 3.5 RC

Firefox.next/Gecko 1.9.2 Planning


Upcoming l10n changes

  • Status is:
    • xx are fully localized
    • xx missing 6 strings (so, geolocation changes)
    • x missing 146 strings (post b3 changes)


  • Fx3.5 RC1 Testplan being finalized. ETA code freeze is 5/21, with a target of 7-10 days of testing
    • Video performance and Controls, Geolocation, Session Restore, Tabbed Browsing, Drag and drop functionality, Clear history/ private browsing/ forget this site, topsites layout and performance, windows 7 adhoc testing. Please suggest any other broad regression areas here.
  • bug 483058 - Fx3.0->3.5 Major Update dialog testing across all platforms and 3.5 locales (juanb, abillings)
  • Bug Verifications last week
  • Upcoming Testdays
  • QA Meetup Results
    • The reftest demo (done by Clint Talbert) drew about a dozen folks into the office, some returnees from last event. See the full writeup in the link.
  • Website Compatibility Testing Project
    • We are always looking for volunteers to test their banking institution (especially internationally) Please register and contribute your results.
    • Chofmann brought to my attention that webmail sites may need some extra testing. There's been reports of crashing on hotmail and yahoo mail

Release Engineering

  • FF3.0.11 went from "go" to handoff of all builds to QA in one (long) day yesterday.
    • includes doing partner builds automatically too! :-)
  • spike in load; 2.5 times jobs incoming yesterday vs previous days.


  • Huge AMO redesign coming first week of June
  • Add-ons meetup on 5/26
    • Will be broadcast on air.mozilla
    • Over 40 RSVP's from add-on developers
    • List of sessions
  • Extend Firefox 3.5 contest starts on 6/15
  • Compat still around 60% for 3.5.*, 83% compatible with some version of 3.5.



  • Documentation continues to go through final revisions; down to about 5 dev-doc-needed items that apply to Firefox 3.5.
  • 35 Days - Going to do a schedule this week: Evangelism/Firefox3.5/35Days
  • Upgrade the web stuff
    • WP developer - contract in place and signed, have a meeting tomorrow
    • MT developer - still going, early, might not make it
  • Wordpress 2.8 - http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7262#comment:36
    • Still looks like an issue on their end, but still want to help
  • Perf numbers
    • Generally do much better or the same in the uncached case with 1.9.1
    • Lots of changes in cached behavior - some faster and some slower
    • No consistent story


  • mozilla.com
    • Firefox3.5/WebsitePlan
    • bottom line is that most pages are finished..."Under the Hood" is the big lagger right now (but is moving along).
    • have started a weekly meeting with WebDev, QA & IT to check in on status and make sure everything is on track.
  • Fastest Firefox
    • still sorting through technical details on the upload page, but getting very close
    • l10n at risk
    • goal is to have everything finished and ready for launch by EOW
  • Videos
    • 1st draft of thank you video is ready, final will be available on May 22
    • What's new in 3.5 is in production, available on May 22
  • Community engagement
  • Search engine marketing
    • 3.5 specific campaign updates on track for launch (new copy, keywords, geos)
  • PR
    • Press tour - scheduling meetings
    • Reviewer's guide content complete.
    • Drafting press release
    • Drafting public FAQ