Firefox3.1/StatusMeetings/2008-12-10

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Firefox Product Delivery Meeting Details

  • Wednesdays - Firefox 3 - 11:00am Pacific, 2:00pm Eastern, 18:00 UTC
  • Mozilla Building S
  • 650-903-0800 or 650-215-1282 x92 Conf# 8605 (US/INTL)
  • 1-800-707-2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8605 (US)
  • irc.mozilla.org #shiretoko for backchannel

NOTE: See Platform#Meeting_Notes for development meeting notes

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Firefox 2.0.0.x / 3.0.x

  • Firefox 2.0.0.18 -> 3.0.4 Major Update
    • Went out on Thursday
    • So far, about 2.4m have switched (about 5x as many as normally switch in a week)
  • Firefox 2.0.0.19 and 3.0.5
    • planning on going to beta with these releases today
    • the firstrun page for 2.0.0.19 users is here
    • Phishing Protection (uses SafeBrowsing v1 protocol) will be disabled in Firefox 2.0.0.19 (Phishing and Malware Protection using SafeBrowsing v2.2 protocol will be available in Firefox 3.0.5)
  • Firefox 3.0.6
    • Proposed schedule on the wiki
    • Release set for early February
    • Code freeze January 6
    • Comments?

Firefox 3.1 Development

(see development meeting notes)

Beta 2

  • release announced on Monday at 3pm PST; updates were available shortly before
  • went very smoothly, making us think morning releases might be the way to go

Beta 3

  • blockers re-triaged, component leads all feel good about progress
  • need to be careful about holiday schedules
  • holiday time means we need to be cautious to ensure that people get patches up in time for reviews, etc
  • first draft schedule (component leads to think about this, beltzner to get QA estimates and double check assumptions):
    • Jan 13 - code freeze
    • Jan 19 - QA start
    • Jan 26 - release
  • goal will be to accelerate that schedule if possible, especially code freeze to QA start

Support

3.1

3.0.4

  • Spike in Awesomebar/lost bookmark complaints after MU. bug 435439 perhaps

2.0.0.18

RRRT

Localization

  • 1.9.1 repos picking up, long tail of localizations figure out how that goes.

QA

  • Need to review beta 2 feedback and compile
  • Feature 3.1 Testplans. Anything missing?
  • Tracking 3.1 Feature testing spreadsheet
    • 89% Testplans completed
    • 72% Testcases completed
    • Backlog of Fixed bugs that need verification
  • Beta 3 testplan to be created in Jan

Release Engineering

  • "official" l10n now running on m-c; should be enabling on mozilla-191 friday
    • important as it means we can now do l10n for each new project branch.
  • will be turning off "temp" machines from bsmedberg also. (Thanks again bsmedberg!)

Evangelism

  • add-ons outreach
  • demo applications for 3.1

Marketing/PR

  • press response to Beta 2
  • planning for Beta 3
  • added link to direct traffic from mozilla.com to help test localized versions of 3.1 Beta 2 (all.html page)
  • working on consumer-facing messaging and changes to mozilla.com for 3.1 GA release. Need to determine which pages need l10n.
  • Preliminary list of pages to be updated is posted here:

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox3.1/Messaging#End-user

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