Mozilla Project Weekly Status: February 9th

Posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 by El Guru in 2, Firefox, Fx 3.0, Fx 3.5, Mozilla News, Thunderbird


  • Compatibility update- 76.5% (by usage) of add-ons compatible with Fx3.1.
  • When Firebug 1.4 gets released on AMO this month, compatibility will increase to 80.8%
  • Mailing going out this week to top 500 add-on developers not on 3.1, if we can get 20% of these, we can hit 90-95% compatibility.

AMO 5.0.2 Status: Pending Code freeze

  • Code Freeze: Friday, February 13th


Fx 3.0.6 – Status: Released

  • Released: February 3
  • Had some server issues, which were fixed fairly quickly
  • Held a post-mortem regarding 3.0.6 (bugs filed for issues)

Fx 3.0.7 – Status: Code Freeze

  • Mostly code froze on Tuesday
  • Completely code froze on Thursday
  • On track for release in early March
  • Schedule (Estimated)

    • Code freeze: February 3rd, 11:59pm
    • QA starts: TBD
    • Builds start: TBD
    • Release to beta: TBD
    • Final Release: March 3, 2009

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

  • no bugs blocking Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 (bug 475100 needs to land before we build, but the patch is ready)
  • 31 bugs blocking Firefox 3.1 final release (list)
    • we estimate 2-3 weeks to complete the work
    • going to try to get them all done by Feb 23rd
  • if you want to help, come join us in #fx-team or by looking at that list of blockers or at our remaining easy and hard polish bugs


Gecko 1.9.1


TBird -Status: In Process


TBird 3.0b2 (Shredder) – Status: Pending Slushy Code Freeze

  • 3.0b2 Details
  • Schedule (Estimated)

    • Slushy String Freeze: Feb 10, 2009
    • Slushy Code Freeze: Feb 12, 2009
    • Firm String / Code freeze date:  Feb 17, 2009
    • l10n-mozilla-1.9.1 freeze date:  Feb 19, 2009
    • Target Build Ship date:  Feb, 24 2009

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