Weekly Update 2007-07-23

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2007 by El Guru in Firefox, Fx 1.5, Fx 2.0, Mozilla News, Thunderbird

Here are the details of today’s Weekly Update meeting:

  • Fx/TBird – Updates released last week. Fx 2.0.05 released on Tuesday, July 17th and TBird 2.0.05 released on Thursday, July 19th.
  • TBird – Meeting to be held later Monday to discuss scope and schedule
  • Fx3:
    • new location bar display

    • Protocol/content handling

      • protocol handling new dialog should make M7
      • content-handling is not going to make Fx3

    • Password manager

      • Numerous regression fixes
      • non-modal save password prototype together, hopefully will land by freeze

    • Places

      • Sync working with http auth/webdav
      • Heavy focus on UI work, likely to miss M7

    • Download Manager

      • Mockups done, UI overhaul in progress, may make M7 (gated by protocol handling work)
    • Addons

      • More work on securing updates
      • Plugin blocklisting waiting on review

    • Malware protection

  • TBird 3 – Working on final approval to move over to Humspell (spellcheck engine) for Fx & TBird. Checking on memory leaks, especially with teh compose window.
  • Gecko 1.9 – M7 (Alpha) Gecko Feature Freeze July 25th. Major New Features:
      • Anti-Malware
      • Finalized Offline APIs
      • Secure Wrappers

Complete meeting notes.

  1. sim says:

    what’s content handling?

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