Mozilla Project Weekly Status: November 17th

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2008 by El Guru in 2, 3 (Shredder), Add-ons, Firefox, Fx 2.0, Fx 3.0, Mozilla News, Thunderbird

ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO)

AMO 4.0.3 – Status: Pending Release
  • fixed bugs
  • Freeze – Nov. 10th
  • Updates pushed tonight to coincide with collections & bandwagon dates — thanks to Neil, Fred and the rest of the team for their hard work on collections

AMO 4.0.4 – Status: In Process

FIREFOX/GECKO

Fx 2.0.0.18 & Fx 3.0.4/Gecko 1.8.1.18 & 1.9.0.4 – Released
  • Released: Novmeber 12th
  • Feedback overall looks good.
  • We’re having a post-mortem on Friday to discuss any issues during the release process.
  • QA
    • 2.0.0.18/3.0.4
    • Released on Wednesday Nov 12th! Live bits testing.
    • Writing content for website changes for EOL [ss]
    • Created the 2.0.0.18 and 3.0.4 RRRT Wiki Pages
Fx 2.0.0.19 & Fx 3.0.5/Gecko 1.8.1.19 & 1.9.0.5 – Pending Code Freeze

  • Code freeze Monday, November 17 at 11:59pm
  • Aiming for release on December 16
  • End of life for Firefox 2.0.0.x
  • QA
  • Schedule (Estimated)
    • Tree opens: November 3
    • Code freeze: November 17 11:59pm
    • QA starts: November 18
    • Thanksgiving holiday: November 27 & 28
    • Builds start: December 1
    • Release to beta channel: December 9
    • Final Release: December 16

Fx 3.1b2 (Shiretoko)/Gecko 1.9.1b2 – Status: Pending Release

  • QA
    • Finished beta 2 testplan [tchung]
    • Maintained Beta 1 Top Crashes page [ss]
    • Feature testing
      • Addons Updates: completed 10% more test cases. Now at 80% complete. [tchung]
      • Control Tab/Tab Preview: Added 25% more testcases [marcia]
      • Private Browsing: Completed the test plan and 50% of the test cases [marcia]
      • Developed on XHR tests [ctalbert]
      • Worked on CSS Border Radius tests, trying out the new patch for drawing SVG and CSS curves using the same code and coefficient functions. However, anti-aliasing issues still caused reference matching problems: bug 459148 [ctalbert]
      • Overall Feature testing status:
        • Testplan completion: 86%
        • Testcases planned: 748
        • Testcase completion: 59%
    • JS/Tracemonkey
      • Working on Testing TM fatal Assertion Crashes. [tomcat]
      • Trying to keep up with the still massive churn in the JavaScript engine which is occurring on the tracemonkey branch and then merging with the mozilla-central branch. Doing more continual build+test cycle on mozilla-central, tracemonkey and running tests for the shell and browser for opt and debug and jit enabled and jit disabled builds. [bc]
    • Accessibility
      • tested new features. Private Browsing: Works 100%. New CtrlTab: Is disabled for most Windows screen readers, behaves like old Ctrl+Tab keystroke in Firefox 3.0. [marcoz]
      • Started testing and defining each ARIA testcase on the ARIA testcases page on CodeTalks. This is to help ensure that ARIA implementations are consistent throughout browsers and assistive technologies.
    • Snow Leopard work: Installed the latest seed of Snow Leopard (10.6) on the machine in the lab and found bug 464353.
  • Schedule
    • String freeze: October 30th @ 11:59 PM PDT
    • Code freeze: November 4th @ 11:59 PM PDT
    • Builds start: November 10th
    • QA starts: TBA
    • Release to beta channel: TBA
    • Final Release: November 21st

SUNBIRD/LIGHTNING

No Report

THUNDERBIRD

TBird 2.0.0.18 – Pending Release

  • Highly dependent on Firefox 2.0.0.18
  • Builds started last week
  • Aiming for beta Wednesday, November 12
  • QA
    • Beta was released on Wednesday Nov 12th!
    • Busy week! Executed BFT, l10n spot checks, update tests [abillings, juanb]
  • Schedule

    • Code freeze: October 2th
    • Builds start: November 3rd
    • QA starts: November 5th
    • Release to beta channel: November 12th
    • Final Release: November 19th

TBird 3.0b1 (Shredder) – Status: In Process

  • No Report
  • Schedule

    • String Freeze: November 14th @ 23:59 Pacific.
    • Code freeze: November 18th @ 23:59 Pacific.
    • Builds start: TBD
    • QA starts: TBD
    • Release to beta channel: TBD
    • Final Release: TBD

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