Firefox3.1/StatusMeetings/2008-07-22

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Firefox 3.1 Meeting Details

  • Tuesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x91 Conf# 217 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 217 (US)
  • irc.mozilla.org #shiretoko for backchannel

(See Platform#Meeting_Notes for Gecko 1.9.1 progress)

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Firefox 3.1

  • Alpha 1 Status - what got in?
    • In Alpha 1
      • worker threads (under review)
      • offline storage / local storage (under review)
      • downloadable fonts (kinda maybe)
      • native JSON (under review)
      • WHATWG <canvas> text API
      • awesomebar improvements (need review gavin, shepherding)
      • border image
      • media queries
      • ctrl-tab
      • query selectors
    • communication and rollout plan
      • blog
    • Alpha 1 Schedule
      • build will start today, should expect to see them Wednesday AM PDT
      • qa to do en-US only testing, perform spot check, do some feature dig in, aggressively target Friday
      • web changes to be ready by Friday
      • still on track for Friday release
  • Ongoing work status - long poles & risk?
      • Not gonna make it for Alpha 1
        • media queries - reviews done, needs revision, looking ok
        • worker threads - needs review
        • offline storage / local storage - needs review
        • downloadable fonts - reviews done, revisions needed, 1wk or so
        • native JSON - needs review request, not a lot of motion
        • Cross Site XHR (spec issues, yay) - spec work going well, looks good!
        • SMIL: Have a CSS patch; now working on the rest of the basic SVG types - still in development
        • <video> decoders - waiting on advice from Harvey, patches ready to roll
        • SVG image decoding - needs work
        • -moz-transform - running into edge cases, not at risk yet
        • bulk tagging ({bug|412002}) - some add-on uplift available
        • add-on updating - waiting for rob on review, needs testing
        • exiting the browser experience - patches underway, needs ui-review
        • ctrl-tab - looking good
        • private browsing mode - needs resource, at risk
        • front end polish work - unscoped, underresourced, at risk
        • prism uplift - underresourced, at risk
        • color management profile on by default - lookin' into it!
  • Security reviews
      • dveditz to co-ordinate

Localization

  • landed bug 445217 and bug 445328
  • compare-locales work ongoing outside of bug land
  • if code freeze is Aug 19, string freeze should be Friday the 15th
    • not a lot of string work to be done
  • joduinn to drive the l10n repo issue

QA

  • need to ensure test plans for new features are being filed
    • when you're ready to think about testing, email tchung@mozilla.com
    • Still looking for documentation/bug numbers/specs of each feature. Also need to know which associated developers correspond to the features.
      • worker threads
      • offline storage / local storage
      • downloadable fonts
      • native JSON
      • WHATWG <canvas> text API
      • border image (dbaron/robarnold)
      • media queries (dbaron)
      • bulk tagging
      • SMIL
      • Cross Site XHR
      • SVG image decoding
      • query selectors
      • SVG fonts
      • SVG CSS
  • Fx3.1 Testplan in progress.
      • Feature Assignments being divvy'd up, based on getting the information first from above.
  • Alpha 1 testing will consist of smoketests and high level spotchecks. En-US only.
      • Any areas recommended we focus specifically on for alpha 1 regression testing?
  • For security reviews, please keep QA in the loop so we can participate also.

Build

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