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Scheduling and Roadmaps
- Global:1.9 Trunk 1.8 Branch Plan explains the versions of Gecko used for Firefox 1.5, Firefox 2.x, and Firefox 3.
- Gecko 1.9 Roadmap laid out the vision for Gecko in Firefox 3
- Firefox3/Gecko Feature List tracks Gecko 1.9 features for Firefox 3; an alpha release of this codenamed "Gran Paradiso" was released in December 2006.
- Mozilla2 is the next-generation of the Mozilla code, including Gecko.
- Firefox3.5/StatusMeetings has weekly status meetings on Gecko 1.9
Feature Planning / Specs
Most feature planning should happen in Bugzilla, but for some things it's easier to map out a spec on the wiki first.
Frame inheritance hierarchy (dated May 18, 2008)
Mozilla's Layout Engine (Presentation by L. David Baron) (dated Thursday, December 14, 2006, 13:30 PST
Gecko:Miscellaneous Notes Random documentation we don't yet know how to categorize.
Gecko:Task List If you're familiar with Gecko code and want to contribute.
Gecko:Testing Tasks if you're interested in getting started by helping with testing Gecko
Gecko:Getting Started If you're just beginning.
Gecko:Overview work-in-progress documentation giving an overview of how Gecko works
Gecko:Frequently Asked Questions Developers' FAQ.
Gecko:Wish List Architecture and implementation ideas.
XUL development happens at XUL:Home Page.