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  • AIs from last meeting
    • Team: Review Roadmaps for Firefox for mobile and for Firefox Home - scheduled for 3/10
    • Stuart: flash / video blog post
    • (Stuart) Materials Needed: Video blog post, RC blog out line
    • (Madhava) Nice to have: UX post from Madhava re usability improvements, text reflow as experimental
    • (Mark): tweak code so Spark Campaign doesn't show in RC1- Bug 640647
    • Seth/Stuart/Mark/Thomas: define roadmap and actions for delivering language packs in Q2
    • Michael: ask Cheng - track clicks and devices. Update: Small screen templates are in place and the old, temp page which wasn't being tracked is now bypassed (as of today) so we should be getting stats now.
    • Stuart/John/Thomas: find out how more than one person can push to Android Market - see
    • Caitlin: consolidate public supported devices page into one (mobile/platforms page)


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


  • QA has begun release testing the RC.

Marketing & PR

  • Silent launch of Spark: 3/25
  • Work with Aaron to get final list of supported devices
  • Proposed blog authors to support final release and subsequent press inquiries
  • Materials: RC blog post being drafted, release timing
  • SXSW: A huge success. Next stop: LA April 9-12
  • Add-ons compatibility plan with Dan Horner

  • Beta 5 Stats - As of 3/14/11
    Total Installs: 911,665 (+14%), Beta 5 Installs: 261,656
    Active Users: 446,170 (48.94%) (+.04%) / 375,988 ADUs (ADU = 83,553 x 4.5)
    Market Rating: 3.29 (+.03) (5/4/3/2/1): 2877/1874/1873/1368/1721 (Opera 4.0, Skyfire 4.0, Dolphin 4.0 - All Unchanged)
    #22 in Top Free Productivity category (same)
    *We've been seeing a slow and steady rise in our market rating since the release of Beta 5.
  • Add-ons
    Reviewed/Public: 152, Compatible with Beta 5: 40 (26%), Featured: 15
  • Sync
    Mobile ADUs: 32,391 (+28%) (7,198 x 4.5)
  • Feedback (99% of feedback comes from Android devices)
    Issues: 52% (same)
    Praise: 45% (same)
  • Speaking Appointments
    CTIA "Internet Mobile Browsing" panel - March 22 - (TBD)
    Web 2.0 Expo "The Future of User Interfaces: Designing for the Small Screen" panel - March 29 - Madhava Enros
  • Events
    SXSW Interactive -"Firefox Gone Mobile Ice Cream Truck" - 1st of 3 awareness events
    Snapshot: More than 2k new @mozmobile followers, #2 trending event on Cluster at all of SXSWi (only behind Austin Convention Center), more than 19k check-ins on Foursquare, EVERY person in line got swag and/or discussion with Mozilla representative. Full Report Coming Soon.

Feedback Summary

  • Since Beta 5, our ranking remains the same - #22
    Top 3 User Issues:
    1. No Flash
    2. Usability: entering text in fields is buggy, trouble with copy & paste, text zoom issues
    3. Slow on start-up
    Top 3 User Praises:
    1. Speed improvement (multiple instances of "faster")
    2. Side controls, tabs
    3. Sync
Issue SUMO Input Buglink
No Flash support New 272234 Up 16
No copy/paste support New 4 5 bug 585875, bug 611741
How to disable popup blocker New 4 Dn

Reformating text on zoom
Firefox for iPad/iPhone? New 4511 -

Firefox for Symbian? New 29 Up

Firefox for Blackberry? New 26 -

Problems with Marketplace New 85 -


  • Updating support articles over the next week
  • Update on metrics
    • Top articles:
      • Will Firefox work on my phone?
      • How do I install Firefox on a mobile device?
      • How do I sync Firefox between my desktop and mobile?
    • Top devices:
      • Galaxy S
      • Galaxy Tab
      • HTC EVO
      • Droid
      • HTC Droid Incredible