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  • AIs from last meeting

    • All: Edit B5 Release Notes
    • Stuart / Thomas: Create 2011 and beyond Roadmaps for Firefox for mobile and for Firefox Home
    • Thomas: Encourage internal testers to use Beta 5
  • Beta 4: User Feedback Update
    • as of 2/16/2011: 574570 downloads,  291023active (50%), ratings (5/4/3/2/1) 1764 1190 1225 889 1188 = 3.2 stars average (slightly declining)
    • Top Issues (1) Performance, CPU, Memory, (2) Flash, (3) device support (Droid 1) and usability features (e.g. copy&paste) - details below
  • Beta 5: Code Freeze - may have to respin (two bugs: 634910 631058) - launch still scheduled for Feb 22


2.0 planning page


Filed Bug 634679 to address some potential issues with nightly testing and using lang packs.

Dashboard updates:

Seth continues to post these notes and the schedule to the l10n community.

Release Engineering


Issues to Know

Marketing & PR

  • Spark campaign continues - Start page items filed with Mark
  • Working with jgrlicky and jslater to update page and page to reflect final release
  • Firefox 4 What's New Video - Shooting Feb 23
  • Firefox 4 Final Release Video (hype reel) - in the can and Final by March 8
  • Finalizing press materials for Press Tour (FAQ, Press Deck, High-res photos, Demo Script)

Feedback Summary

Input: 48% praise, 49% issues
# 1 issue is SLOW

Issue SUMO Input Buglink
Text rendering 207
No Flash support New 21611 Dn 161
No copy/paste support 88 {{bug|585875}}, {{bug|611741}}
No mobile view for 80 {{bug|610393}}
How to disable popup blocker New 16 -
Firefox for iPad/iPhone? New 5421 Dn
Firefox for Symbian? New 32 Up
Firefox for Blackberry? New 18 -
Problems with Marketplace New 75 Dn


  • Feedback wanted/needed on Mobile Support Strategy in 2011 (pdf). At a high level, these are the main focus areas:
    1. Create clear and intuitive paths to support.
    2. Optimize the entire website experience for small screens.
    3. Expand and optimize the self-service support content.
    4. Provide regular reports with support insights to product, engineering and QA teams.
    5. Grow and strengthen our community to include contributors specializing in mobile support.
    6. Dedicate a full-time resource to drive and expand the mobile support efforts on SUMO.
  • The new mobile layouts for SUMO are in progress right now - check them out by pointing Fennec to