Information and links to do with Firefox 79. This may be useful for Mozilla contributors actively working on the release. It is also a record for future reference.
About the 79 release
- Release owner: Ryan VanderMeulen (:RyanVM)
- Corresponding ESR release: 68.11.0
- Milestones document for the 79 cycle timeline from Nightly to release.
- QA: Test Plan - PI requests - [Feature priorities]
- All experiments for 79
- Postmortem notes, 2 weeks after the release.
- Working checklists for 79
- ESR 68 checklists
- Blank checklist templates
- Off-train releases - Various ways to ship features that aren't in-tree.
- Guidelines for relman: Uplift rules - Release tracking rules
- Security: Sec Triage - Sec-approval -
Dates of 79 releases
- First released: 2020-06-01
- Release notes
- 79.0b1 (dev ed and beta channels): 2020-06-30
- 79.0b6 End of EARLY_BETA_OR_EARLIER: 2020-07-10
- Release notes - staging - final
- Mission Control crash dashboard: https://metrics.mozilla.com/~sguha/mz/missioncontrol/ex1/mc2/beta.html
- Mission Control daily snapshots: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1F9mHl1o3nocVbLXTz7x2KdmNiUpIRDJgN5TN2MmbtFA/edit?pli=1#gid=274778338