Firefox3.5/StatusMeetings/2009-05-27

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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 3.0.x Releases

Firefox 3.0.11

  • shipping to beta today
  • final release targeting June 4

Firefox 3.0.12

  • aiming for mid-July release

Support

  • Support/Firefox3.5:Forumthreads -- Still seeing some cookies with sqlite issues -- eagerly awaiting updating to newest sqlite.
  • Uptick in keyword.URL hijacking (Ask.com AND Yoog). Yoog also uses a user.js file to keep its changes in place even after resetting and also affects the search bar searches. Ask.com has a toolbar that at intervals (or maybe just once) resets keyword.URL. Do we have people to talk to at either company?
  • KB status for 3.5: [1]

Engineering

Firefox 3.5/Gecko 1.9.1 Development Update

Beta 4

  • 700k users and growing
  • kind of expect this number to go up after Google I/O today

Firefox 3.5 RC

  • aiming for final code freeze tomorrow night
  • some unscoped blockers, but they are being actively worked

Firefox.next/Gecko 1.9.2 Planning

Localization

Upcoming l10n changes

  • Status is:
      • 73 localizations to ship
      • 2 locales missing, mn and tr. Turkish is a physical healthy problem, get well soon.
      • es-MX needs to confirm opt-in still.
      • Testing continuing, updating source stamps as we go. Nice inter-community help going on here.

QA

  • Bug Verifications last week
  • Upcoming Testdays
    • Firefox 3.5 RC1 Testday this friday 5/29 (pending RC1 status), Tweet it, please.
    • Previous week AMO testday results
    • Company-wide testday scheduled within the next two-three weeks. Target audience all@m.c. Details about the testday, instructions, and schedules to follow.
  • Website Compatibility Testing Project
    • We are always looking for volunteers to test their banking institution (especially internationally) Please register and contribute your results.

Release Engineering

  • waiting for "go"
  • still all ok for Major Update offer on FF3.5 release day.

Add-Ons

Partners

Evangelism

  • Docs - still finding occasional stuff.
  • 35 Days - Schedule is up, people have been contacted: Evangelism/Firefox3.5/35Days
  • Upgrade the web stuff
      • WP developer - initial cut of the plugin is done
      • Buttons coming from Sean - a little more work here to do
      • MT Plugin - just getting quote now, need to talk to Gen about it, not sure if we have enough time here or not
  • Arun now looking at Wordpress 2.8
  • Putting together a perf video with the marketing video
  • DailyMotion now public - looking at issues with the RC

Marketing/PR

  • Community marketing
      • Fastest Firefox: launching June 1!
      • Launch team:
        • First video from community member Vineel Reddy to be released this week!
        • Launch workshop videos are up.
  • PR
      • Firefox 3.5 press tour booking for New York and DC
      • Reviewers guide complete
      • Finalizing press release, press deck and FAQ
      • Fastest Firefox PR

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