Mozilla Project Weekly Status: January 5th

Posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2009 by El Guru in 2, 3 (Shredder), Add-ons, Firefox, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Mozilla News, Thunderbird


AMO 4.0.5 – Status: In Process   


Fx -> 3.0.5 Major Update – Status: Pending Release

  • Went to beta users last Monday
  • Localizers are currently working to get the new banner translated (36 done, 8 remain!)
  • Final release date a moving target, but aiming for late this week or early next 

Fx 3.0.6 – Status: Pending Code Freeze

  • Code freeze is moved out to Wednesday, January 7 (at 11:59pm)
  • Does not move out final ship date of February 3
  • Currently 19 approved patches that need landing. Please land your patches.
  • Schedule (Estimated)

    • Tree opens: December 5
    • Code freeze: January 7 11:59pm
    • QA (Part 1) starts: January 7, 2009
    • Builds start: January 19, 2009
    • QA (Part 2) starts: January 20, 2009
    • Release to beta channel: January 27, 2009
    • Final Release: February 3, 2009

Fx 3.1b3 (Shiretoko) – Status: Pending Code Freeze

  • New faces on the Firefox team – please say “hi” on IRC!

    • David Dahl (ddahl) – from ILM, author of the rCache add-on for Firefox and the Clarify Python wrapper for Tesseract OCR
    • Drew Willcoxon (adw) – from Stanford and University of Georgia, author of the Extend Firefox 3 winning TagSifter add-on, as well as several other projects (see his web page) 

  • proposed schedule as follows:

    • Dec 31 – string freeze
    • Jan 13 – code freeze
    • Jan 19 – QA start
    • Jan 26 – ship to users
    • if you have counter proposals or problems, please come to tomorrow’s development meeting.


Gecko 1.9.1


TBird -Status: Released

  • Went live last Tuesday thanks to some holiday work by QA and build
  • Moving Thunderbird 2.0.0.x to 2-month releases (every 8 weeks or so)
  • Will likely be supported until six months after Thunderbird 3 release 
TBird 3.0b2 (Shredder) – Status: In Process

  • Beta 2 work and planning is underway
  • Schedule (will re-evaluate in early January, hope to be able to accelerate:)

    • String Freeze: December 31st
    • Code freeze: January 13th
    • Builds start: TBD
    • QA starts: January 19th
    • Release to beta channel: TBD
    • Final Release: January 26th

Complete Meeting Notes

  1. […] version 3.0.6 se profile à l’horizon, elle devrait être disponible d’après le point hebdomadaire de Mozilla du 5 janvier le 3 février […]

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