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Firefox Product Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Square Conference Room
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • #namoroka for backchannel

NOTE: See Platform#Meeting_Notes for development meeting notes

Firefox 3.0.x Releases

  • Firefox 3.0.12
    • shipped to beta yesterday
    • on track for release next week
  • Firefox 3.0.13
    • targeting early September release
  • Firefox 3.5.1
    • started builds this morning
    • contains 20-odd fixes + milw0rm exploit
    • expect QA to start late afternoon, ship by end of week
  • Firefox 3.5.2
    • will contain some fixes pushed out of 3.5.1
    • also some fixes we didn't want to wait for due to zero-day
    • expected end of month / first week of August


  • Top 3.5 issues:
    • Add-ons not working: Norton Internet Security is the big one.
      • Norton has released a hotfix that users can apply to resolve this issue; they expect a full automatic patch for users later in the summer
    • Slowness at start up
  • SUMO has a push to write articles for top crashes (even if we don't know much). We'll be keywording crash bugs with user-doc-needed (please help tag if you see one).
  • Do we have contacts at Ask? Their toolbar/MyWebSearch can cause issues and does not warn users: bug 479544


  • talked about trunk stabilization
    • finishing up current work
    • avoiding things that could break other code areas
    • looking to branch / hit 3.6a1 milestone at the end of the month
  • proposed product roadmap:
    • mozilla-1.9.2
      • branch end of July
      • Fennec 1.0 end of summer
      • Windows CE builds at RC end of summer
      • Firefox 3.6 mid-to-late fall
    • mozilla-1.9.3
      • branch mid-to-late fall
      • not sure which products will be consumers
      • perhaps a Firefox 3.7 for late spring 2010


  • Taking mk and sr in 3.5.1. Minor updates to a few other locales.
  • Searching for our route in the schedule sea
  • see roundtable on hg.m.o on 3.5.1 release issue with pt-BR


Release Engineering

  • 3.5.1 running well after small snags
    • Mac and unsigned win32 en-US builds are out, locales for both are coming later today, and signed win32 + updates will be out tomorrow



  • 3.0.* Partner Repacks discontinued. All distributions will now be based on current versions of 3.5.
  • Per MoFo update on Monday, 3.5 Major Updates of Partner Repacks have worked without any known issues. Hats off to Thunder for the work in distribution.js for enabling fallback major updates, and to RelEng (Nick, Coop, and Ben) and QA (Tomcat) for making sure everything went smoothly.
  • Yahoo! actively distributing 3.5 Yahoo! Edition in 27 locales now.
  • Work progressing on Build Your Own Browser. Aiming for pilot launch in August. Project page started at




  • single head hook broken by hg update? bug 504325