This week’s meeting has brought a lot of big news and not just the usual Firefox/Thunderbird.
- TBird 188.8.131.52/Fx 184.108.40.206 – Code freeze scheduled for this Friday (07/13) with a targeted release date of 07/31.
- TBird 3 – Begin phasing out the old Talkback on this weeks trunk builds. Will be replaced with Breakpad
- Fx 3.0 – Alpha 6 released on July 2nd [Release Notes]. First Beta release on the Fx 3 branch was slated for 07/31. However there is now going to be an Alpha 7. Code freeze is scheduled for 07/25 with ship date of 7/31. See Gecko 1,9 section below for new release schedule. Lots of UI work in progress:
- protocol handling
- malware UI (landed)
- plugins in the addons manager
- download manager
- Places UI for adding tags and bookmarks
- Gecko 1.9 – Updated Release Schedule (NOTE: dates are not to be considered fixed). [Build Info]
- Alpha 7 – July 25th Code Freeze / July 31st Ship
- M8 – September 5th Code Freeze / September 18th Ship
- M9 – October 16th Code Freeze / October 31s/Early November Ship
- Firefox eBay Edition launched for UK/DE/FR last Wednesday, July 4. Related Article: Fx Logo Engraved MacBook Pro
- Non-Fx 2.0 compatible add-ons have/will be moved to the sandbox today. Related Article: Non-Fx2 Compatible Add-ons
- Flock 0.9.0 (based on Fx 220.127.116.11) to be released on July 10th